Best Albums of 1988

Listed below are the best albums of 1988 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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1988 year summaryThe best artists of 1988 were Sonic Youth, Pixies, Talk Talk, Public Enemy, Metallica, My Bloody Valentine, Tracy Chapman, N.W.A, R.E.M. and Jane's Addiction.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 73 of 100

Best Albums of 1988 composition

Country Albums %


United States 426 43%
United Kingdom 235 24%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 27 3%
France 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 898 90%
Yes 102 10%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of 1958
1. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
2. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
3. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
4. Little Girl Blue by Nina Simone
5. Milestones by Miles Davis
6. Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely by Frank Sinatra
7. Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley
8. Ascenseur Pour L'Échafaud by Miles Davis
9. Porgy And Bess by Miles Davis
10. Little Richard by Little Richard
11. Come Fly With Me by Frank Sinatra
12. Basie by Count Basie And His Orchestra & Neal Hefti
13. Jerry Lee Lewis by Jerry Lee Lewis
14. The Everly Brothers by The Everly Brothers
15. One Dozen Berrys by Chuck Berry
16. The Best Of Muddy Waters by Muddy Waters
17. Elvis' Golden Records by Elvis Presley
18. Dance Mania by Tito Puente
19. King Creole by Elvis Presley
20. Misterioso by The Thelonious Monk Quartet
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