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1979 Albums

The following is a list of albums released in 1979.

For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 1979 events. For previous years, see List of album releases by year.

First quarter[edit]

January[edit]

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February[edit]

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Feb. 26, 1979 The GAP Band The GAP Band R&BFunk Mercury Tulsa, OK

March[edit]

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Second quarter[edit]

April[edit]

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Apr. 18, 1979 20/20 20/20 RockPower Pop Portrait Los Angeles, CA

May[edit]

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June[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
June 1979 Willie Nelson & Leon Russell One for the Road CountryRockTulsa Sound Columbia Burbank, CA
Sammi Smith Girl Hero CountryOutlaw Country Cyclone Whiteriver, AZ
June 13, 1979 Glenn Barber Warm All Over Feelin' CountryRockabilly 51 West Nashville, TN
Patti Page A Touch of Country Country 51 West Tulsa, OK

Third quarter[edit]

July[edit]

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August[edit]

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Aug. 1979 J. J. Cale 5 BluesAmericanaTulsa Sound MCA Tulsa, OK

September[edit]

Release date Artist Album Genre Label Home
Sept. 1979 Reba McEntire Out of a Dream Country Mercury Kiowa, OK
Sept. 17, 1979 Roger Miller Making a Name for Myself Country 20th Century Fox Nashville, TN

Fourth quarter[edit]

October[edit]

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November[edit]

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Nov. 19, 1979 The GAP Band The GAP Band II R&BFunk Mercury Tulsa, OK

December[edit]

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1979 Benny Goodman, Count Basie, & Kansas City Six Swing Concert: Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/39 JazzSwing 51 West Kansas City, Missouri
1979 Bill Grant & Delia Bell In England FolkBluegrass Kama Hugo, OK
1979 B. J. Thomas You Gave Me Love (When Nobody Gave Me a Prayer) ChristianContemporary Christian Myrrh Rosenberg, TX
1979 Bob Childers I Ain't No Jukebox FolkCountryRed Dirt Snowbound Stillwater, OK
1979 Chet Baker Broken Wing JazzCool Jazz EMI Milpitas, CA
1979 Chet Baker, Doug Raney, & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen The Touch of Your Lips JazzCool Jazz SteepleChase Milpitas, CA
1979 Chet Baker & Wolfgang Lackerschmid Ballads for Two JazzCool Jazz Sandra Music Milpitas, CA
1979 Dwight Twilley Twilley PopRockPop Rock Arista Tulsa, OK
1979 Dwight Twilley Band Dwight on White PopRockPop Rock Shelter Tulsa, OK
1979 Fensics Full Time Job / Tornado Warning RockPunkPunkabilly No Sweat Norman, OK
1979 Floyd Tillman I'll Keep On Loving You CountryWestern SwingHonky-Tonk 51 West San Antonio, TX
1979 Jay McShann The Big Apple Bash JazzBluesJump BluesSwing Atlantic Kansas City, MO
1979 Leon Russell Life and Love RockTulsa Sound Paradise Tulsa, OK
1979 Sandi Patti Sandi's Song Contemporary ChristianChristian Milk & Honey Oklahoma City, OK
1979 The Singing Churchmen Recapitulation: The Best of the Singing Churchmen, Vol. 1 ChristianGospelHymns Paragon Oklahoma City, OK
1979 The Singing Churchmen Recapitulation: The Best of the Singing Churchmen, Vol. 2 ChristianGospelHymns Paragon Oklahoma City, OK