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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 17,000 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, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Yma Sumac, Stan Kenton and Dinah Washington.
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1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:621
Rank in 1950s31Overall Rank:2,057
Average Rating:  77/100 (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:36 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:567
Rank in 1950s35Overall Rank:2,188
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 3 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 1950s51Overall Rank:3,149
Average Rating:  72/100 (29 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:235
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:4,484
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 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 1950s95Overall Rank:5,366
Average Rating:  71/100 (28 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:173
Rank in 1950s109Overall Rank:5,697
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:140
Rank in 1950s129Overall Rank:6,707
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 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:8 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:137
Rank in 1950s133Overall Rank:6,826
Average Rating:  70/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Legend Of The Sun VirginPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1952Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:93
Rank in 1950s173Overall Rank:9,389
Average Rating:  74/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:87
Rank in 1950s182Overall Rank:10,067
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Nat King Cole 2 7%
Lester Young 2 7%
Yma Sumac 1 4%
Fabre Duroseau 1 4%
Charlie Parker 1 4%
Jo Stafford 1 4%
Frankie Laine 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 19 70%
Canada 2 7%
Bahamas 1 4%
Peru 1 4%
Ukraine 1 4%
Mixed Nationality 1 4%
Haiti 1 4%
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