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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:40 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:600
Rank in 1950s31Overall Rank:2,035
Average Rating: 77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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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:555
Rank in 1950s34Overall 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:31 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:353
Rank in 1950s50Overall Rank:3,118
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:219
Rank in 1950s76Overall Rank:4,583
Average Rating: 74/100 (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:186
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:5,243
Average Rating: 71/100 (25 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:174
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:5,518
Average Rating: 75/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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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 1950s126Overall Rank:6,620
Average Rating: 70/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Legend Of The Sun VirginPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1952Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:94
Rank in 1950s169Overall Rank:9,024
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:10 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:77
Rank in 1950s188Overall Rank:10,868
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:10 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:62
Rank in 1950s214Overall Rank:12,674
Average Rating: 75/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Lester Young 2 7%
Nat King Cole 1 4%
The Four Aces 1 4%
Hank Snow 1 4%
Art Pepper 1 4%
Fritz Reiner / Symphony Of The Air 1 4%
Eddie Fisher 1 4%
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Country Albums %


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