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Top 25 Albums of 1959

The 25 best albums of 1959, including Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, Dave Brubeck and Howlin' Wolf.

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Pres and Teddy

One of the last recordings by saxophonist Lester Young finds the legend in fine form.

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Sonny Side Up

"Sonny Side Up" is a collaborative 1959 jazz LP by Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins and Sonny…

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Chega de Saudade

Album review of "Chega de Saudade," one of the most popular bossa nova albums of all…

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Love for Sale – Cecil Taylor

Even though "Love for Sale" is one of Cecil Taylor's lesser-known albums, it remains one of…

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Last Recording – Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday's final album before her death is an unfortunate swan-song.

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Ritchie Valens (1959 Album)

Review of the self-titled 1959 debut album by Ritchie Valens.

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What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!

Review of "What a Diff'rence a Day Makes," an album released by Dinah Washington in 1959

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Vaughan and Violins

Review of "Vaughan and Violins," an album released by Sarah Vaughan in 1959.

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Songs of Our Soil

Johnny Cash tries folk music on the indifferent "Songs of Our Soil" album.

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Hymns by Johnny Cash

"Hymns by Johnny Cash" isn't recommended for fans of Jesus or Johnny Cash.

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No One Cares – Frank Sinatra

"No One Cares" is the saddest album of Frank Sinatra's career. It also happens to be…

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