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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 22,000 greatest album charts.

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

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:721
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:2,083
Average Rating:  78/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Hank Williams SingsUnited States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1952Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:595
Rank in 1950s42Overall Rank:2,423
Average Rating:  75/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:375
Rank in 1950s63Overall Rank:3,498
Average Rating:  74/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1952Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:304
Rank in 1950s77Overall Rank:4,093
Average Rating:  74/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:298
Rank in 1950s79Overall Rank:4,169
Average Rating:  74/100 (26 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:29 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:196
Rank in 1950s118Overall Rank:5,779
Average Rating:  75/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:156
Rank in 1950s140Overall Rank:6,938
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson TrioUnited States Lester Young
Year of Release:1952Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:151
Rank in 1950s142Overall Rank:7,096
Average Rating:  72/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:145
Rank in 1950s151Overall Rank:7,335
Average Rating:  75/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Legend Of The Sun VirginPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1952Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:96
Rank in 1950s195Overall Rank:10,356
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 3 9%
Nat King Cole 2 6%
Lester Young 2 6%
Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys 1 3%
Patti Page 1 3%
Hank Williams 1 3%
Dinah Washington 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 21 64%
Mixed Nationality 3 9%
Canada 2 6%
France 2 6%
Peru 1 3%
Ukraine 1 3%
Haiti 1 3%
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