Best Albums of 1979

Listed below are the best albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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118
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Year of Release:
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117
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116
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115
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114
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110
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107
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106
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 16 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 19 2%
Frank Zappa 5 1%
Steve Hillage 4 0%
Sun Ra 4 0%
Herbie Hancock 3 0%
Motörhead 3 0%
Arthur Blythe 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 349 35%
United Kingdom 259 26%
Germany 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Jamaica 38 4%
France 33 3%
Brazil 30 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 956 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
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