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Best Albums of 1959

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1959 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 28,000 greatest album charts.

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1959 year summaryThe best artists of 1959 were Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Ornette Coleman, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Art Blakey, Chuck Berry, Howlin' Wolf and Ray Charles.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:1,090 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:42,377
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,456 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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2.

Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1959Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:8,150
Rank in 1950s2Overall Rank:291
Average Rating:  84/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Time OutUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1959Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 1959:3Rank Score:6,261
Rank in 1950s3Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  84/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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4.

The Shape Of Jazz To ComeUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1959Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1959:4Rank Score:4,411
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  81/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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5.

Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersUnited States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1959Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 1959:5Rank Score:2,157
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:967
Average Rating:  82/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Chuck Berry Is On TopUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1959Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 1959:6Rank Score:2,123
Rank in 1950s15Overall Rank:980
Average Rating:  78/100 (163 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.

Moanin' In The Moonlight
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1959Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 1959:7Rank Score:2,111
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:983
Average Rating:  80/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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8.

The Genius Of Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1959Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1959:8Rank Score:1,229
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,546
Average Rating:  78/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.

Gunfighter Ballads And Trail SongsUnited States Marty Robbins
Year of Release:1959Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1959:9Rank Score:1,099
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,698
Average Rating:  76/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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10.

Chega De SaudadeBrazil João Gilberto
Year of Release:1959Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1959:10Rank Score:876
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,060
Average Rating:  77/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1959 composition

Artist Albums %


Charles Mingus 4 2%
Nina Simone 3 1%
Oscar Peterson 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Connie Francis 3 1%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 200 82%
United Kingdom 9 4%
Mixed Nationality 6 2%
Canada 6 2%
France 5 2%
Brazil 4 2%
Germany 3 1%
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