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, Michael Jackson, Supertramp, Gang Of Four and AC/DC.
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Year of Release:
1979
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Rank Score:
35,625
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Year of Release:
1979
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29,694
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1979
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24,572
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Year of Release:
1979
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Rank Score:
7,218
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1979
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5,123
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1979
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5,075
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1979
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5,004
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1979
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4,620
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Year of Release:
1979
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4,430
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Year of Release:
1979
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2,702
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Best Albums of 1979 composition

Country Albums %


United States 363 36%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Germany 38 4%
France 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Jamaica 33 3%
Brazil 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 951 95%
Yes 49 5%
Live? Albums %
No 969 97%
Yes 31 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
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