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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 24,000 greatest album charts.

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

Black CoffeeUnited States Peggy Lee
Year of Release:1953Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1953:1Rank Score:626
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,460
Average Rating:  74/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

Jazz At Massey HallUnited States The Quintet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1953:2Rank Score:471
Rank in 1950s55Overall Rank:3,060
Average Rating:  76/100 (56 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:412
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,413
Average Rating:  74/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz QuartetUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1953Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1953:4Rank Score:151
Rank in 1950s150Overall Rank:7,437
Average Rating:  72/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Jazz At OberlinUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1953:5Rank Score:149
Rank in 1950s152Overall Rank:7,520
Average Rating:  69/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Songs By Tom LehrerUnited States Tom Lehrer
Year of Release:1953Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1953:6Rank Score:145
Rank in 1950s159Overall Rank:7,632
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Dean Martin SingsUnited States Dean Martin
Year of Release:1953Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1953:7Rank Score:143
Rank in 1950s161Overall Rank:7,714
Average Rating:  73/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1France Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1953Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1953:8Rank Score:131
Rank in 1950s172Overall Rank:8,276
Average Rating:  67/100 (16 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:110
Rank in 1950s190Overall Rank:9,500
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 1950s203Overall Rank:9,992
Average Rating:  70/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1953 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 9%
Moondog 3 6%
Doris Day 2 4%
Miles Davis 2 4%
Duke Ellington 2 4%
Georges Brassens 2 4%
Stan Kenton 2 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 39 72%
Mixed Nationality 6 11%
France 3 6%
Germany 2 4%
Canada 2 4%
Peru 1 2%
Haiti 1 2%

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