Best Albums of 1959

Listed below are the best albums of 1959 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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 Nina Simone.
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1959
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28,241
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6,765
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4,097
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3,438
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3,073
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2,413
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1,794
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1,474
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Total albums: 470. Page 1 of 47

Best Albums of 1959 composition

Country Albums %


United States 329 70%
United Kingdom 32 7%
Brazil 30 6%
Mixed Nationality 12 3%
Canada 10 2%
France 9 2%
Germany 5 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 440 94%
Yes 30 6%
Live? Albums %
No 460 98%
Yes 10 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 459 98%
Yes 11 2%
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10. Genesis
11. Stevie Wonder
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