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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 24,000 greatest album charts.

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

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:715
Rank in 1950s37Overall Rank:2,245
Average Rating:  78/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:548
Rank in 1950s50Overall Rank:2,743
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Hank Williams SingsUnited States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1952Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:520
Rank in 1950s52Overall Rank:2,887
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1952Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:342
Rank in 1950s79Overall Rank:4,020
Average Rating:  75/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:304
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,387
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:242
Rank in 1950s107Overall Rank:5,214
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:188
Rank in 1950s131Overall Rank:6,386
Average Rating:  72/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson TrioUnited States Lester Young
Year of Release:1952Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:166
Rank in 1950s143Overall Rank:7,009
Average Rating:  71/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:152
Rank in 1950s155Overall Rank:7,496
Average Rating:  75/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Igor Stravinsky: Rite Of SpringUkraine Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic
Year of Release:1952Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:146
Rank in 1950s162Overall Rank:7,705
Average Rating:  74/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 6%
Lester Young 2 3%
Charlie Parker 2 3%
Lee Wiley 2 3%
Anita O'Day 2 3%
Nat King Cole 2 3%
Edith Piaf 2 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 49 78%
Mixed Nationality 4 6%
France 3 5%
Canada 2 3%
Germany 1 2%
Bahamas 1 2%
Peru 1 2%
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