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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 26,000 greatest album charts.

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1951 year summaryThe best artists of 1951 were Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys, Hank Williams, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Les Baxter, Duke Ellington, Maro Ajemian, Doris Day, The Chordettes and Judy Garland.
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1.

Hank Williams Sings
Compilation
United States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1951Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1951:1Rank Score:501
Rank in 1950s57Overall Rank:3,100
Average Rating:  75/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1951Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1951:2Rank Score:498
Rank in 1950s58Overall Rank:3,111
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

The Amazing Bud PowellUnited States Bud Powell
Year of Release:1951Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1951:3Rank Score:281
Rank in 1950s102Overall Rank:4,877
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Ritual Of The SavageUnited States Les Baxter
Year of Release:1951Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1951:4Rank Score:155
Rank in 1950s161Overall Rank:7,668
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Masterpieces By EllingtonUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1951Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1951:5Rank Score:143
Rank in 1950s179Overall Rank:8,158
Average Rating:  72/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

John Cage: Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared PianoUnited States Maro Ajemian
Year of Release:1951Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1951:6Rank Score:141
Rank in 1950s181Overall Rank:8,241
Average Rating:  71/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Harmony Time Vol.2United States The Chordettes
Year of Release:1951Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1951:7Rank Score:81
Rank in 1950s270Overall Rank:13,432
Average Rating:  70/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

On Moonlight BayUnited States Doris Day
Year of Release:1951Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1951:8Rank Score:62
Rank in 1950s325Overall Rank:16,310
Average Rating:  70/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Judy At The Palace
Compilation
United States Judy Garland
Year of Release:1951Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1951:9Rank Score:59
Rank in 1950s338Overall Rank:16,760
Average Rating:  73/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Rock Island Line: Huddie Ledbetter Memorial, Vol. 2United States Leadbelly
Year of Release:1951Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1951:10Rank Score:48
Rank in 1950s358Overall Rank:18,601
Average Rating:  73/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1951 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 11%
Doris Day 3 6%
Frankie Laine 2 4%
Bud Powell 2 4%
Josephine Baker 1 2%
Ernest Tubb 1 2%
Thelonious Monk 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 38 72%
Mixed Nationality 7 13%
France 2 4%
Canada 1 2%
Hungary 1 2%
Belarus 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
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