Best Albums of 1949

Listed below are the best albums of 1949 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1949 year summaryThe best artists of 1949 were Charlie Parker, Andrés Segovia, The Original Broadway Cast, Doris Day, Lennie Tristano & Buddy Defranco, Les Paul And His Trio, Les Paul, Carlos Montoya, Pepe Badajoz and Lennie Tristano.
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187
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La Guitarra 
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63
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Total albums: 42. Page 1 of 5

Best Albums of 1949 composition

Country Albums %


United States 26 62%
Mixed Nationality 4 10%
Cuba 3 7%
Spain 3 7%
United Kingdom 2 5%
Greece 1 2%
Switzerland 1 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 37 88%
Yes 5 12%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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