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Best Albums of 1953

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1953 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 25,000 greatest album charts.

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1953 year summaryThe best artists of 1953 were Peggy Lee, The Quintet, Duke Ellington, Georges Brassens, Dean Martin, Sonny Rollins, Dave Brubeck, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Tom Lehrer and Doris Day.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Black CoffeeUnited States Peggy Lee
Year of Release:1953Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1953:1Rank Score:700
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,311
Average Rating:  74/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

Jazz At Massey HallUnited States The Quintet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1953:2Rank Score:491
Rank in 1950s56Overall Rank:3,059
Average Rating:  76/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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3.

Ellington UptownUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1953Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1953:3Rank Score:413
Rank in 1950s67Overall Rank:3,511
Average Rating:  74/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Dean Martin SingsUnited States Dean Martin
Year of Release:1953Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1953:4Rank Score:166
Rank in 1950s149Overall Rank:7,128
Average Rating:  73/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz QuartetUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1953Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1953:5Rank Score:152
Rank in 1950s159Overall Rank:7,592
Average Rating:  71/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Jazz At OberlinUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1953:6Rank Score:149
Rank in 1950s163Overall Rank:7,724
Average Rating:  69/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Songs By Tom LehrerUnited States Tom Lehrer
Year of Release:1953Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1953:7Rank Score:147
Rank in 1950s165Overall Rank:7,769
Average Rating:  72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1France Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1953Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1953:8Rank Score:132
Rank in 1950s183Overall Rank:8,417
Average Rating:  67/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Vol. 2France Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1953Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1953:9Rank Score:109
Rank in 1950s203Overall Rank:9,813
Average Rating:  72/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The Astaire StoryUnited States Fred Astaire
Year of Release:1953Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1953:10Rank Score:104
Rank in 1950s212Overall Rank:10,257
Average Rating:  69/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1953 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 9%
Moondog 3 5%
Miles Davis 2 4%
Duke Ellington 2 4%
Georges Brassens 2 4%
Stan Kenton 2 4%
Doris Day 2 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 40 73%
Mixed Nationality 6 11%
France 3 5%
Germany 2 4%
Canada 2 4%
Haiti 1 2%
Peru 1 2%

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