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1959 Album Releases

1959
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Aug 17
Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
Miles Davis
Kind of Blue
100
critic score
(5)
92
user score
(385)
Sep 14
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
Charles Mingus
Mingus Ah Um
100
critic score
(1)
89
user score
(67)
Oct 1
Ornette Coleman - The Shape of Jazz To Come
Ornette Coleman
The Shape of Jazz To Come
100
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(48)
Dec 14
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Time Out
100
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(46)
Jul 1
Chuck Berry - Chuck Berry Is on Top
Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry Is on Top
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(21)
Jan 1
Miles Davis - Porgy and Bess
Miles Davis
Porgy and Bess
100
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(19)
Sep 1
Marty Robbins - Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs
Marty Robbins
Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(13)
Oct 1
Ray Charles - The Genius of Ray Charles
Ray Charles
The Genius of Ray Charles
90
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(13)
1959
John Fahey - Blind Joe Death
John Fahey
Blind Joe Death
80
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(11)
Sep 1
Miles Davis Quintet - Workin' with The Miles Davis Quintet
Miles Davis Quintet
Workin' with The Miles Davis Quintet
95
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(10)
Jan 1
Nina Simone - The Amazing Nina Simone
Nina Simone
The Amazing Nina Simone
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(8)
Jan 1
Howlin' Wolf - Moanin' in the Moonlight
Howlin' Wolf
Moanin' in the Moonlight
100
critic score
(2)
92
user score
(8)
Feb 6
Elvis Presley - For LP Fans Only
Elvis Presley
For LP Fans Only
100
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(8)
May 1
Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Jazz in Silhouette
Sun Ra & His Arkestra
Jazz in Silhouette
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(8)
Jan 1
Frank Sinatra - Come Dance with Me!
Frank Sinatra
Come Dance with Me!
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(7)
Apr 1
João Gilberto - Chega De Saudade
João Gilberto
Chega De Saudade
90
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(6)
1959
The Flamingos - Flamingo Serenade
The Flamingos
Flamingo Serenade
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(5)
1959
John Lee Hooker - House of the Blues
John Lee Hooker
House of the Blues
80
critic score
(1)
55
user score
(5)
Jul 1
Bo Diddley - Go Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley
Go Bo Diddley
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(5)
Jul 24
Elvis Presley - A Date with Elvis
Elvis Presley
A Date with Elvis
100
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(5)
1959
Wes Montgomery - Far Wes
Wes Montgomery
Far Wes
90
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(3)
1959
Frank Sinatra - No One Cares
Frank Sinatra
No One Cares
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(3)
Jan
Sonny Rollins - Sonny Side Up
Sonny Rollins
Sonny Side Up
71
user score
(3)
Jan 1
Serge Gainsbourg - N° 2
Serge Gainsbourg
N° 2
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(3)
Jan 1
Henry Mancini - The Music from Peter Gunn
Henry Mancini
The Music from Peter Gunn
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(3)
Mar
Ritchie Valens - Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(3)
Mar 19
Johnny Cash - Hymns by Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash
Hymns by Johnny Cash
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(3)
Apr
Champion Jack Dupree - Blues From The Gutter
Champion Jack Dupree
Blues From The Gutter
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(3)
Jun 6
Thelonious Monk - 5 by Monk by 5
Thelonious Monk
5 by Monk by 5
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(3)
Sep 27
Johnny Cash - Songs of our Soil
Johnny Cash
Songs of our Soil
80
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(3)
Nov
The Horace Silver Quintet - Blowin' the Blues Away
The Horace Silver Quintet
Blowin' the Blues Away
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(3)
Dec
Jimmy Smith - The Sermon!
Jimmy Smith
The Sermon!
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(3)
1959
Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin' Hopkins
Lightnin' Hopkins
Lightnin' Hopkins
100
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(2)
1959
Ella Fitzgerald - Get Happy!
Ella Fitzgerald
Get Happy!
60
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(2)
1959
Babatunde Olatunji - Drums of Passion
Babatunde Olatunji
Drums of Passion
100
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(2)
1959
John Lee Hooker - The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker
John Lee Hooker
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker
60
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(2)
1959
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
Charles Mingus
Mingus Ah Um
79
user score
(2)
Jan 12
Johnny Cash - Greatest!
Johnny Cash
Greatest!
60
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(2)
Mar 1
Little Richard - The Fabulous Little Richard
Little Richard
The Fabulous Little Richard
60
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(2)
Mar 16
Ahmed Abdul-Malik - East Meets West
Ahmed Abdul-Malik
East Meets West
78
user score
(2)
Apr
The Horace Silver Quintet - Finger Poppin'
The Horace Silver Quintet
Finger Poppin'
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(2)
May
Cecil Taylor - Love for Sale
Cecil Taylor
Love for Sale
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(2)
Aug
George Russell - New York, N.Y.
George Russell
New York, N.Y.
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(2)
Sep 12
Nina Simone - Nina Simone at Town Hall
Nina Simone
Nina Simone at Town Hall
100
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(2)
Oct 19
Ray Charles - What'd I Say
Ray Charles
What'd I Say
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(2)
Nov
Oliver Nelson - Meet Oliver Nelson
Oliver Nelson
Meet Oliver Nelson
80
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(2)
Nov 30
Jacques Brel - La Valse à mille temps
Jacques Brel
La Valse à mille temps
60
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(2)
1959
Frank Sinatra - Look To Your Heart
Frank Sinatra
Look To Your Heart
70
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(1)
1959
Kimio Eto - Koto Music
Kimio Eto
Koto Music
60
user score
(1)
1959
Quincy Jones - The Birth of a Band!
Quincy Jones
The Birth of a Band!
100
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(1)
1959
Ruth Brown - Miss Rhythm
Ruth Brown
Miss Rhythm
70
critic score
(1)
55
user score
(1)
1959
Cecil Taylor - Looking Ahead!
Cecil Taylor
Looking Ahead!
90
critic score
(1)
95
user score
(1)
1959
Fats Domino - Fats Domino Swings
Fats Domino
Fats Domino Swings
82
user score
(1)
1959
Peggy Lee - I Like Men!
Peggy Lee
I Like Men!
61
user score
(1)
Jan 1
Miles Davis - Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants
Miles Davis
Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants
100
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(1)
Feb
Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops
Jackie Wilson
Lonely Teardrops
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(1)
Feb 21
Chico Hamilton - Gongs, East!
Chico Hamilton
Gongs, East!
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(1)
May 14
Jack Scott - Jack Scott
Jack Scott
Jack Scott
80
user score
(1)
May 15
Esquerita - Esquerita!
Esquerita
Esquerita!
55
user score
(1)
Jun
Esquivel - Exploring New Sounds in Hi-Fi
Esquivel
Exploring New Sounds in Hi-Fi
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(1)
Jun
Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen - Poetry for the Beat Generation
Jack Kerouac & Steve Allen
Poetry for the Beat Generation
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(1)
Jun 23
Elvis Presley - A Big Hunk o' Love
Elvis Presley
A Big Hunk o' Love
100
user score
(1)
Aug 1
Bobby Darin - Mack the Knife
Bobby Darin
Mack the Knife
100
user score
(1)
Oct
Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
Bobby Darin
Beyond The Sea
95
user score
(1)
Oct 13
The Cadillacs - The Crazy Cadillacs
The Cadillacs
The Crazy Cadillacs
75
user score
(1)
Oct 26
Marty Robbins - El Paso
Marty Robbins
El Paso
85
user score
(1)
Nov 1
The Isley Brothers - Shout!
The Isley Brothers
Shout!
59
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(1)
1959
Esquivel - Strings Aflame
Esquivel
Strings Aflame
50
critic score
(1)
1959
Martin Denny - Exotica, Vol. 3
Martin Denny
Exotica, Vol. 3
80
critic score
(1)
1959
Sam Cooke - Tribute to the Lady
Sam Cooke
Tribute to the Lady
60
critic score
(1)
1959
Julie London - Swing Me an Old Song
Julie London
Swing Me an Old Song
50
critic score
(1)
1959
Blossom Dearie - My Gentleman Friend
Blossom Dearie
My Gentleman Friend
60
critic score
(1)
1959
Yma Sumac - Fuego Del Ande
Yma Sumac
Fuego Del Ande
60
critic score
(1)

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