Best Albums of 1979

Listed below are the best albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1979 year summaryThe best artists of 1979 were The Clash, Pink Floyd, Joy Division, Talking Heads, Neil Young, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Supertramp, Gang Of Four, Michael Jackson and AC/DC.
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1979
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36,066
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1979
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30,098
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1979
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24,918
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1979
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7,267
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1979
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5,069
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1979
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5,021
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1979
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4,971
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1979
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4,617
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1979
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4,486
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1979
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2,731
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Best Albums of 1979 composition

Country Albums %


United States 351 35%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Germany 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Jamaica 36 4%
France 36 4%
Brazil 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 953 95%
Yes 47 5%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. In The Court Of The Crimson King (An Observation By King Crimson) by King Crimson
8. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
9. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
15. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
16. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
17. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
18. Forever Changes by Love
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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