Best Albums of 1979

Listed below are the best albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 44 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 344 34%
United Kingdom 254 25%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Germany 41 4%
Jamaica 36 4%
France 33 3%
Italy 25 3%
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