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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 20,000 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, Charlie Parker, Nat King Cole, Lester Young, Thelonious Monk, Stan Kenton, Yma Sumac and Dinah Washington.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:701
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:2,021
Average Rating:  79/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

Hank Williams SingsUnited States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1952Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:564
Rank in 1950s42Overall Rank:2,393
Average Rating:  76/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:345
Rank in 1950s62Overall Rank:3,539
Average Rating:  74/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:266
Rank in 1950s78Overall Rank:4,351
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1952Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:258
Rank in 1950s80Overall Rank:4,432
Average Rating:  74/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:192
Rank in 1950s111Overall Rank:5,608
Average Rating:  75/100 (25 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:12 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:162
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:6,392
Average Rating:  72/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:146
Rank in 1950s135Overall Rank:6,915
Average Rating:  73/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:95
Rank in 1950s179Overall Rank:9,863
Average Rating:  74/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Legend Of The Sun VirginPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1952Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:92
Rank in 1950s183Overall Rank:10,121
Average Rating:  74/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Lester Young 2 7%
Nat King Cole 2 7%
The Four Aces 1 4%
Charlie Parker 1 4%
The Chordettes 1 4%
Stan Kenton 1 4%
Oscar Peterson 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 18 64%
Canada 2 7%
France 2 7%
Germany 1 4%
Bahamas 1 4%
Peru 1 4%
Ukraine 1 4%
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