Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle And Sebastian, Weezer, DJ Shadow, Tool, Beck, Sublime, フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans], 2Pac, Swans and Manic Street Preachers.
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1996
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25,694
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1996
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21,627
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18,761
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15,314
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1996
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14,983
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1996
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6,481
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5,754
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5,652
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1996
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5,604
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1996
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5,068
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 447 45%
United Kingdom 207 21%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 36 4%
Canada 34 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Australia 21 2%
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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. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
6. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
10. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
11. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
12. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
13. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
14. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
15. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
16. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
17. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
18. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Ella & Louis by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong


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