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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 56 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Country Albums %


United States 344 34%
United Kingdom 254 25%
Germany 45 4%
Jamaica 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
France 33 3%
Brazil 32 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 957 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 5 0%
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