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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 37,000 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, Chuck Berry, Art Blakey, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Howlin' Wolf and Ray Charles.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:1,285 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:47,942
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,765 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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2.

Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1959Appears in:461 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:9,472
Rank in 1950s2Overall Rank:298
Average Rating:  84/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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3.

Time OutUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1959Appears in:469 charts
Rank in 1959:3Rank Score:7,974
Rank in 1950s3Overall Rank:352
Average Rating:  84/100 (510 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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4.

The Shape Of Jazz To ComeUnited States Ornette Coleman
Year of Release:1959Appears in:328 charts
Rank in 1959:4Rank Score:5,551
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:476
Average Rating:  82/100 (367 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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5.

Chuck Berry Is On TopUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1959Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1959:5Rank Score:2,802
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:875
Average Rating:  79/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.

Art Blakey And The Jazz MessengersUnited States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1959Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 1959:6Rank Score:2,705
Rank in 1950s15Overall Rank:907
Average Rating:  82/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Moanin' In The Moonlight
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1959Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 1959:7Rank Score:2,587
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:956
Average Rating:  80/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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8.

The Genius Of Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1959Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 1959:8Rank Score:1,424
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,597
Average Rating:  78/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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9.

Gunfighter Ballads And Trail SongsUnited States Marty Robbins
Year of Release:1959Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1959:9Rank Score:1,281
Rank in 1950s31Overall Rank:1,749
Average Rating:  77/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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10.

Chega De SaudadeBrazil João Gilberto
Year of Release:1959Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1959:10Rank Score:1,001
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,146
Average Rating:  78/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1959 composition

Artist Albums %


Nina Simone 3 1%
John Lee Hooker 3 1%
Connie Francis 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 232 70%
Brazil 26 8%
United Kingdom 19 6%
Mixed Nationality 12 4%
Canada 6 2%
France 6 2%
Germany 3 1%
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