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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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1951 year summaryThe best artists of 1951 were Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Mario Lanza, John Cage, Doris Day, Les Baxter, Duke Ellington, Judy Garland, Dizzy Gillespie and Leadbelly.
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1.

Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1951Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1951:1Rank Score:351
Rank in 1950s56Overall Rank:3,350
Average Rating:  76/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

The Amazing Bud PowellUnited States Bud Powell
Year of Release:1951Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1951:2Rank Score:203
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:5,119
Average Rating:  70/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

The Great CarusoUnited States Mario Lanza
Year of Release:1951Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1951:3Rank Score:103
Rank in 1950s162Overall Rank:8,609
Average Rating:  69/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano (Maro Ajemian)United States John Cage
Year of Release:1951Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1951:4Rank Score:92
Rank in 1950s182Overall Rank:9,731
Average Rating:  69/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Ritual Of The SavageUnited States Les Baxter
Year of Release:1951Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1951:5Rank Score:73
Rank in 1950s204Overall Rank:11,881
Average Rating:  69/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Masterpieces By EllingtonUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1951Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1951:6Rank Score:59
Rank in 1950s227Overall Rank:13,557
Average Rating:  69/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Judy At The Palace
Compilation
United States Judy Garland
Year of Release:1951Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1951:7Rank Score:40
Rank in 1950s267Overall Rank:16,282
Average Rating:  68/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

On Moonlight BayUnited States Doris Day
Year of Release:1951Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1951:8Rank Score:37
Rank in 1950s278Overall Rank:16,694
Average Rating:  68/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Lullaby Of BroadwayUnited States Doris Day
Year of Release:1951Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1951:9Rank Score:31
Rank in 1950s302Overall Rank:17,597
Average Rating:  67/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

School DaysUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1951Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1951:10Rank Score:28
Rank in 1950s312Overall Rank:18,063
Average Rating:  69/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1951 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 3 14%
Leadbelly 1 5%
Lefty Frizzell 1 5%
Les Paul And Mary Ford 1 5%
Dizzy Gillespie 1 5%
Alex North 1 5%
Judy Garland 1 5%
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Country Albums %


United States 21 95%
Mixed Nationality 1 5%

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