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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 16,000 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 Dinah Washington.
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1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:611
Rank in 1950s31Overall Rank:2,048
Average Rating: 77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.

Hank Williams SingsUnited States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1952Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:569
Rank in 1950s35Overall Rank:2,158
Average Rating: 74/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:352
Rank in 1950s51Overall Rank:3,179
Average Rating: 72/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:232
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:4,473
Average Rating: 73/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1952Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:187
Rank in 1950s94Overall Rank:5,298
Average Rating: 71/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:174
Rank in 1950s103Overall Rank:5,594
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:8 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:137
Rank in 1950s129Overall Rank:6,747
Average Rating: 69/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Legend Of The Sun VirginPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1952Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:94
Rank in 1950s169Overall Rank:9,230
Average Rating: 70/100 (7 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:85
Rank in 1950s184Overall Rank:10,139
Average Rating: 70/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Penthouse SerenadeUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:61
Rank in 1950s219Overall Rank:12,975
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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