Best Albums of 1959

Listed below are the best albums of 1959 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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, Howlin' Wolf and Ray Charles.
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1959
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30,870
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1959
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7,591
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6,499
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4,318
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1959
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2,887
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1959
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2,727
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2,232
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1,417
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1959
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1,193
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Total albums: 396. Page 1 of 40

Best Albums of 1959 composition

Country Albums %


United States 279 70%
Brazil 30 8%
United Kingdom 23 6%
Mixed Nationality 10 3%
France 8 2%
Canada 6 2%
Germany 4 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 369 93%
Yes 27 7%
Live? Albums %
No 393 99%
Yes 3 1%
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