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Top 20 Music Albums of the 1950s by marleykeys (2019)

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Time OutUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1959Appears in:494 charts
Rank in 1959:3Rank Score:8,274
Rank in 1950s3Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  84/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1959Appears in:1,322 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:49,134
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,827 votes)
Comments: 133 comments
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Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1959Appears in:476 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:9,389
Rank in 1950s2Overall Rank:311
Average Rating:  84/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Art Blakey And The Jazz MessengersUnited States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1959Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1959:5Rank Score:3,034
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:845
Average Rating:  83/100 (238 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1957Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,640
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,444
Average Rating:  81/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1957Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:6,328
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:426
Average Rating:  84/100 (487 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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The Shape Of Jazz To ComeUnited States Ornette Coleman

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1959Appears in:335 charts
Rank in 1959:4Rank Score:5,718
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:472
Average Rating:  81/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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8. (10) Up2

Lady In SatinUnited States Billie Holiday

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1958Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 1958:1Rank Score:3,668
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:702
Average Rating:  80/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1955Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:6,335
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:425
Average Rating:  80/100 (501 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10. (8) Down2

Little Girl BlueUnited States Nina Simone

(First added to chart: 03/28/2019)
Year of Release:1958Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1958:5Rank Score:1,589
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,483
Average Rating:  81/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Top 20 Music Albums of the 1950s composition

Year Albums %


1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 1 5%
1955 1 5%
1956 5 25%
1957 3 15%
1958 4 20%
1959 6 30%
Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 2 10%
Charles Mingus 2 10%
Billie Holiday 2 10%
Nina Simone 1 5%
Buddy Holly 1 5%
Sonny Rollins 1 5%
The Dave Brubeck Quartet 1 5%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 19 95%
Canada 1 5%

Top 20 Music Albums of the 1950s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 2 from 10th to 8th
Lady In Satin
by Billie Holiday
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 6 from 14th to 20th
Pithecanthropus Erectus
by Charles Mingus
fallers Down 3 from 11th to 14th
Brilliant Corners
by Thelonious Monk
fallers Down 2 from 8th to 10th
Little Girl Blue
by Nina Simone
New entries
newentries Buddy Holly
by Buddy Holly
newentries Chuck Berry Is On Top
by Chuck Berry
newentries Sarah Vaughan
by Sarah Vaughan
newentries The Goldberg Variations
by Glenn Gould
newentries Lady Sings The Blues
by Billie Holiday
newentries Elvis Presley
by Elvis Presley
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