The Music of 1959

Reviews for albums released in 1959 can be found below. The reviews are categorized by genre and alphabetical order.

  • Top 25 Albums of 1959

Jazz

Rock and Roll

Swing/Pop

  • Once Upon a Summertime (Blossom Dearie)
  • Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook (Ella Fitzgerald)
  • Last Recording (Billie Holiday)
  • Little Girl Blue (Nina Simone) A
  • Come Dance with Me! (Frank Sinatra)
  • No One Cares (Frank Sinatra)
  • Vaughan and Violins (Sarah Vaughan)
  • What a Diff’rence a Day Makes! (Dinah Washington)

Rhythm & Blues

Country/Folk

Foreign

  • Chega de Saudade (João Gilberto)

Classical

  • Classical Check-Up
    • Luciano Berio
    • Karlheinz Stockhausen

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