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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48,262
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1979
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39,046
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1979
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32,872
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1979
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7,301
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1979
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5,814
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1979
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5,457
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1979
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5,241
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1979
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4,972
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1979
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4,909
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1979
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3,227
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Country Albums %


United States 344 34%
United Kingdom 255 26%
Germany 44 4%
Jamaica 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
France 33 3%
Brazil 32 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 956 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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