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 Ray Charles.
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1959
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30,011
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1959
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7,947
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6,939
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1959
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4,326
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1959
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3,361
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1959
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2,953
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1959
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2,565
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1959
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1,435
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1959
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1,405
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Total albums: 430. Page 1 of 43

Best Albums of 1959 composition

Country Albums %


United States 297 69%
Brazil 30 7%
United Kingdom 29 7%
Mixed Nationality 10 2%
Canada 10 2%
France 9 2%
Germany 5 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 402 93%
Yes 28 7%
Live? Albums %
No 423 98%
Yes 7 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 422 98%
Yes 8 2%
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