Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle And Sebastian, Weezer, DJ Shadow, Beck, Tool, フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans], Swans, OutKast, Aphex Twin and Richard David James.
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1996
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 12 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 458 46%
United Kingdom 210 21%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 37 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Australia 18 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 926 93%
Yes 74 7%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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