Best Albums of 1989

Listed below are the best albums of 1989 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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1989 year summaryThe best artists of 1989 were Pixies, The Stone Roses, The Cure, Beastie Boys, Galaxie 500, Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, De La Soul, Tom Petty and Lou Reed.
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1989
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37
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35
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1989
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35
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 35 of 100

Best Albums of 1989 composition

Country Albums %


United States 444 44%
United Kingdom 240 24%
Germany 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Canada 31 3%
Australia 22 2%
Japan 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 922 92%
Yes 79 8%
Live? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 13 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of 1970
1. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
2. After The Gold Rush by Neil Young
3. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
4. All Things Must Pass by George Harrison
5. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band by John Lennon
6. Bitches Brew by Miles Davis
7. Led Zeppelin III by Led Zeppelin
8. Moondance by Van Morrison
9. Fun House by The Stooges
10. Cosmo's Factory by Creedence Clearwater Revival
11. Let It Be by The Beatles
12. Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek & The Dominos
13. Loaded by The Velvet Underground
14. Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath
15. American Beauty by Grateful Dead
16. Déjà Vu by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
17. Deep Purple In Rock by Deep Purple
18. Tea For The Tillerman by Cat Stevens
19. Abraxas by Santana
20. Atom Heart Mother by Pink Floyd
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