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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 20,000 greatest album charts.

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

Black CoffeeUnited States Peggy Lee
Year of Release:1953Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1953:1Rank Score:511
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,604
Average Rating:  73/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.

Ellington UptownUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1953Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1953:2Rank Score:420
Rank in 1950s48Overall Rank:3,076
Average Rating:  74/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Jazz At Massey HallUnited States The Quintet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1953:3Rank Score:395
Rank in 1950s51Overall Rank:3,226
Average Rating:  76/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1France Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1953Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1953:4Rank Score:205
Rank in 1950s102Overall Rank:5,318
Average Rating:  69/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Songs By Tom LehrerUnited States Tom Lehrer
Year of Release:1953Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1953:5Rank Score:151
Rank in 1950s133Overall Rank:6,754
Average Rating:  74/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz QuartetUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1953Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1953:6Rank Score:127
Rank in 1950s148Overall Rank:7,682
Average Rating:  72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Dean Martin SingsUnited States Dean Martin
Year of Release:1953Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1953:7Rank Score:119
Rank in 1950s153Overall Rank:8,074
Average Rating:  75/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Jazz At OberlinUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1953:8Rank Score:115
Rank in 1950s161Overall Rank:8,344
Average Rating:  68/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

The Astaire StoryUnited States Fred Astaire
Year of Release:1953Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1953:9Rank Score:105
Rank in 1950s172Overall Rank:8,958
Average Rating:  71/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Vol. 2France Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1953Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1953:10Rank Score:100
Rank in 1950s173Overall Rank:9,335
Average Rating:  74/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1953 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 7%
Duke Ellington 2 7%
Georges Brassens 2 7%
Buddy DeFranco 1 3%
Sonny Rollins 1 3%
Clifford Brown 1 3%
Chet Baker And The Lighthouse Allstars 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 23 77%
France 3 10%
Mixed Nationality 2 7%
Peru 1 3%
Haiti 1 3%

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