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Best Albums of 1952

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1952 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 18,000 greatest album charts.

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1952 year summaryThe best artists of 1952 were Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys, Hank Williams, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Yma Sumac, Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic and Stan Kenton.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:714
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,868
Average Rating:  77/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.

Hank Williams SingsUnited States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1952Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:563
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,251
Average Rating:  74/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:361
Rank in 1950s55Overall Rank:3,281
Average Rating:  72/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:253
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:4,357
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:230
Rank in 1950s85Overall Rank:4,684
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1952Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:205
Rank in 1950s94Overall Rank:5,068
Average Rating:  72/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson TrioUnited States Lester Young
Year of Release:1952Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:160
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:6,214
Average Rating:  70/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:143
Rank in 1950s133Overall Rank:6,748
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Legend Of The Sun VirginPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1952Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:93
Rank in 1950s178Overall Rank:9,614
Average Rating:  74/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Igor Stravinsky: Rite Of SpringUkraine Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic
Year of Release:1952Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:84
Rank in 1950s193Overall Rank:10,533
Average Rating:  68/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Lester Young 2 8%
Nat King Cole 2 8%
Fritz Reiner / Symphony Of The Air 1 4%
Patti Page 1 4%
Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic 1 4%
Dinah Washington 1 4%
Various Artists 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 18 69%
Canada 2 8%
Mixed Nationality 1 4%
Haiti 1 4%
Germany 1 4%
Bahamas 1 4%
Peru 1 4%
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