Best Albums of 1979

Listed below are the best albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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, Gang Of Four, Michael Jackson, Supertramp and AC/DC.
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1979
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49,216
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1979
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40,705
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1979
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33,308
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1979
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6,754
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1979
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5,939
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1979
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5,343
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1979
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4,981
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4,809
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1979
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4,716
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Country Albums %


United States 341 34%
United Kingdom 253 25%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Jamaica 44 4%
Germany 39 4%
France 33 3%
Italy 25 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 959 96%
Yes 42 4%
Live? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 8 1%
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