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Best Albums of 1951

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1951 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 20,000 greatest album charts.

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1951 year summaryThe best artists of 1951 were Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Leadbelly, Maro Ajemian, Doris Day, Duke Ellington, Les Baxter, Judy Garland, Mario Lanza and Patti Page.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1951Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1951:1Rank Score:407
Rank in 1950s49Overall Rank:3,167
Average Rating:  75/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

The Amazing Bud PowellUnited States Bud Powell
Year of Release:1951Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1951:2Rank Score:218
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:5,055
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Rock Island Line: Huddie Ledbetter Memorial, Vol. 2United States Leadbelly
Year of Release:1951Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1951:3Rank Score:130
Rank in 1950s148Overall Rank:7,574
Average Rating:  73/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

John Cage: Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared PianoUnited States Maro Ajemian
Year of Release:1951Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1951:4Rank Score:107
Rank in 1950s169Overall Rank:8,789
Average Rating:  71/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Masterpieces By EllingtonUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1951Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1951:5Rank Score:84
Rank in 1950s195Overall Rank:11,045
Average Rating:  72/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Ritual Of The SavageUnited States Les Baxter
Year of Release:1951Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1951:6Rank Score:80
Rank in 1950s204Overall Rank:11,574
Average Rating:  72/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

On Moonlight BayUnited States Doris Day
Year of Release:1951Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1951:7Rank Score:40
Rank in 1950s288Overall Rank:17,109
Average Rating:  71/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Judy At The Palace
Compilation
United States Judy Garland
Year of Release:1951Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1951:8Rank Score:35
Rank in 1950s310Overall Rank:17,939
Average Rating:  74/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Lullaby Of BroadwayUnited States Doris Day
Year of Release:1951Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1951:9Rank Score:32
Rank in 1950s326Overall Rank:18,522
Average Rating:  70/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The Great CarusoUnited States Mario Lanza
Year of Release:1951Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1951:10Rank Score:29
Rank in 1950s345Overall Rank:19,059
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1951 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 3 12%
Frankie Laine 1 4%
Gerry Mulligan 1 4%
Steve Allen 1 4%
The Chordettes 1 4%
Alex North 1 4%
Billie Holiday 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 22 88%
Canada 2 8%
Mixed Nationality 1 4%

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