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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 19,000 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, Nat King Cole, Lester Young, Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic, Yma Sumac and Stan Kenton.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:714
Rank in 1950s31Overall Rank:1,922
Average Rating:  78/100 (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:37 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:570
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,289
Average Rating:  75/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:362
Rank in 1950s56Overall Rank:3,282
Average Rating:  72/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:262
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:4,260
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1952Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:243
Rank in 1950s84Overall Rank:4,507
Average Rating:  72/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:219
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:4,883
Average Rating:  75/100 (22 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:11 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:162
Rank in 1950s124Overall Rank:6,206
Average Rating:  71/100 (18 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 1950s134Overall Rank:6,700
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Igor Stravinsky: Rite Of SpringUkraine Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic
Year of Release:1952Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:94
Rank in 1950s178Overall Rank:9,587
Average Rating:  70/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 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:93
Rank in 1950s180Overall Rank:9,684
Average Rating:  73/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Lester Young 2 7%
Nat King Cole 2 7%
Jo Stafford 1 4%
Gerry Mulligan 1 4%
Ernest Tubb 1 4%
Blind Blake 1 4%
Various Artists 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 18 67%
Canada 2 7%
Haiti 1 4%
Mixed Nationality 1 4%
Germany 1 4%
Bahamas 1 4%
Peru 1 4%
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