Best Albums of 1949

Listed below are the best albums of 1949 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1949 year summaryThe best artists of 1949 were Charlie Parker, The Original Broadway Cast, Andrés Segovia, Doris Day, Lennie Tristano, Pepe Badajoz, Les Paul, Les Paul And His Trio, Carlos Montoya and Count Basie.
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1949
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211
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1949
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166
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1949
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137
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117
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1949
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112
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1949
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103
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7.
La Guitarra 
Compilation
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Year of Release:
1949
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101
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1949
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83
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Year of Release:
1949
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80
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1949
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76
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Total albums: 45. Page 1 of 5

Best Albums of 1949 composition

Country Albums %


United States 27 60%
Mixed Nationality 6 13%
Spain 3 7%
Cuba 3 7%
United Kingdom 2 4%
Mexico 1 2%
Switzerland 1 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 40 89%
Yes 5 11%
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