Best Albums of 1979

Listed below are the greatest 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, Gang Of Four, Neil Young, Neil Young And Crazy Horse, Michael Jackson, AC/DC and Supertramp.
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1979
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94,891
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1979
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70,543
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1979
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50,904
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1979
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10,006
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1979
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9,680
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1979
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8,380
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1979
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8,202
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1979
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7,635
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1979
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6,441
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1979
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4,843
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 20 2%
Sun Ra 5 1%
Frank Zappa 5 1%
Steve Hillage 3 0%
Herbie Hancock 3 0%
Motörhead 3 0%
Vangelis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 345 35%
United Kingdom 254 25%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Germany 44 4%
Jamaica 36 4%
France 33 3%
Italy 25 3%
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