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Best Albums of 1979

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 38,000 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 And Crazy Horse, Gang Of Four, Michael Jackson, AC/DC and Supertramp.
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RankAlbumArtist
231.

Images At TwilightCanada Saga
Year of Release:1979Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1979:231Rank Score:70
Rank in 1970s2,407Overall Rank:18,177
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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232.

Do It YourselfUnited Kingdom Ian Dury & The Blockheads
Year of Release:1979Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1979:232Rank Score:70
Rank in 1970s2,419Overall Rank:18,275
Average Rating:  75/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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233.

The Audience With Betty CarterUnited States Betty Carter
Year of Release:1979Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1979:233Rank Score:69
Rank in 1970s2,424Overall Rank:18,331
Average Rating:  73/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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234.

The Very DabUnited Kingdom Fingerprintz
Year of Release:1979Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1979:234Rank Score:69
Rank in 1970s2,425Overall Rank:18,346
Average Rating:  75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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235.

5United States J.J. Cale
Year of Release:1979Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1979:235Rank Score:68
Rank in 1970s2,439Overall Rank:18,503
Average Rating:  72/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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236.

Summertime Love SongJapan The Milky Way
Year of Release:1979Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1979:236Rank Score:68
Rank in 1970s2,442Overall Rank:18,516
Average Rating:  75/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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237.

GloryhallastoopidUnited States Parliament
Year of Release:1979Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1979:237Rank Score:68
Rank in 1970s2,443Overall Rank:18,526
Average Rating:  71/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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238.

Tales Of Captain BlackUnited States James Blood Ulmer
Year of Release:1979Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1979:238Rank Score:68
Rank in 1970s2,458Overall Rank:18,612
Average Rating:  74/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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239.

Just A GameCanada Triumph
Year of Release:1979Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1979:239Rank Score:67
Rank in 1970s2,468Overall Rank:18,684
Average Rating:  74/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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240.

Time ActorGermany Richard Wahnfried
Year of Release:1979Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1979:240Rank Score:67
Rank in 1970s2,486Overall Rank:18,857
Average Rating:  74/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 20 2%
Frank Zappa 5 1%
Sun Ra 4 0%
Steve Hillage 3 0%
Motörhead 3 0%
Vangelis 3 0%
The Residents 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 349 35%
United Kingdom 256 26%
Mixed Nationality 49 5%
Germany 45 5%
Jamaica 35 4%
France 33 3%
Italy 25 3%
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