Best Albums of 1979

Listed below are the best albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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, Supertramp and AC/DC.
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1979
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264
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248
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 9 of 100

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 19 2%
Frank Zappa 5 0%
Motörhead 3 0%
Herbie Hancock 3 0%
The Residents 3 0%
Sugar Minott 3 0%
Vangelis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 339 34%
United Kingdom 255 25%
Mixed Nationality 47 5%
Jamaica 45 4%
Germany 41 4%
France 33 3%
Italy 24 2%
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Best Artists of 1985
1. Kate Bush
2. Tom Waits
3. Dire Straits
4. The Smiths
5. The Jesus And Mary Chain
6. The Cure
7. The Replacements
8. Tears For Fears
9. Marillion
10. New Order
11. Prefab Sprout
12. The Pogues
13. The Fall
14. Hüsker Dü
15. The Waterboys
16. R.E.M.
17. Talking Heads
18. Prince
19. Prince And The Revolution
20. The Cult
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