Best Albums of the 1930s

Listed below are the best albums of the 1930s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1930s decade summary
YearAlbums The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
193010
193140
193220
193320
193430
193520
193640
1937100
19382224
193925221
Total75245

The best artists of the 1930s were Lead Belly and Bessie Smith.
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1939
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221
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Year of Release:
1938
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24
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Total albums: 2. Page 1 of 1

Best Albums of the 1930s composition

Year Albums %


1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 1 0%
1939 1 0%
Artist Albums %


Lead Belly 1 50%
Bessie Smith 1 50%
Country Albums %


United States 2 100%
Compilation? Albums %
No 1 50%
Yes 1 50%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
4. Top 48 Music Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
5. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
6. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
7. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
8. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
9. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
10. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
11. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
15. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
16. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
17. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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