Best Albums of 1959

Listed below are the best albums of 1959 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 50,000 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, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Chuck Berry, Nina Simone and Ray Charles.
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1959
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26,735
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1959
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7,625
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6,618
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1959
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4,061
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1959
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3,518
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1959
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3,192
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1959
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2,380
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1959
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1,976
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1959
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1,539
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Total albums: 491. Page 1 of 50

Best Albums of 1959 composition

Country Albums %


United States 344 70%
United Kingdom 32 7%
Brazil 31 6%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Canada 10 2%
France 9 2%
Germany 6 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 462 94%
Yes 29 6%
Live? Albums %
No 479 98%
Yes 12 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 482 98%
Yes 9 2%
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