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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:63 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:719
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,614
Average Rating:  78/100 (57 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:40 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:257
Rank in 1950s122Overall Rank:5,831
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1952Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:678
Rank in 1950s47Overall Rank:2,729
Average Rating:  75/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:554
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,190
Average Rating:  75/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:484
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:3,539
Average Rating:  75/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Igor Stravinsky: Rite Of SpringUkraine Igor Markevitch / Vienna Philharmonic
Year of Release:1952Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:130
Rank in 1950s211Overall Rank:9,883
Average Rating:  74/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson TrioUnited States Lester Young
Year of Release:1952Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1952:15Rank Score:85
Rank in 1950s282Overall Rank:14,489
Average Rating:  74/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Penthouse SerenadeUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1952:16Rank Score:84
Rank in 1950s283Overall Rank:14,570
Average Rating:  74/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:156
Rank in 1950s185Overall Rank:8,580
Average Rating:  73/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:254
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:5,880
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 2 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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