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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 15,000 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, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Yma Sumac, Stan Kenton, Nat King Cole and Hank Snow.
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1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:572
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:2,067
Average Rating: 78/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Hank Williams SingsUnited States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1952Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:507
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:2,274
Average Rating: 74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:353
Rank in 1950s50Overall Rank:3,015
Average Rating: 73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:196
Rank in 1950s82Overall Rank:4,880
Average Rating: 74/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1952Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:193
Rank in 1950s87Overall Rank:4,958
Average Rating: 72/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:160
Rank in 1950s103Overall Rank:5,697
Average Rating: 75/100 (21 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:8 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:137
Rank in 1950s120Overall Rank:6,425
Average Rating: 70/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Legend Of The Sun VirginPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1952Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:73
Rank in 1950s183Overall Rank:11,138
Average Rating: 74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:70
Rank in 1950s189Overall Rank:11,435
Average Rating: 71/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Penthouse SerenadeUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:40
Rank in 1950s243Overall Rank:15,315
Average Rating: 75/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Lester Young 2 7%
Thelonious Monk 1 4%
Blind Blake 1 4%
Nat King Cole 1 4%
The Four Aces 1 4%
Hank Snow 1 4%
Art Pepper 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 19 68%
Mixed Nationality 2 7%
Canada 2 7%
Peru 1 4%
Ukraine 1 4%
Haiti 1 4%
Germany 1 4%
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