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Top-rated albums of 1952

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1952 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

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1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:782
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,536
Average Rating:  78/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:286
Rank in 1950s118Overall Rank:5,556
Average Rating:  77/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Ellington UptownUnited States Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
Year of Release:1952Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:515
Rank in 1950s70Overall Rank:3,485
Average Rating:  77/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1952Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:748
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,608
Average Rating:  76/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

The Amazing Bud PowellUnited States Bud Powell
Year of Release:1952Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:321
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,084
Average Rating:  76/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.

Igor Stravinsky: Rite Of SpringUkraine Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic
Year of Release:1952Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1952:12Rank Score:130
Rank in 1950s211Overall Rank:10,153
Average Rating:  76/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:498
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:3,577
Average Rating:  75/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:582
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,152
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:250
Rank in 1950s130Overall Rank:6,197
Average Rating:  74/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson TrioUnited States Lester Young
Year of Release:1952Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1952:17Rank Score:84
Rank in 1950s310Overall Rank:15,145
Average Rating:  74/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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