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, Pepe Badajoz, Lennie Tristano & Buddy Defranco, Carlos Montoya, Les Paul And His Trio, Les Paul and Lennie Tristano.
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La Guitarra 
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1949
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80
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77
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Total albums: 45. Page 1 of 5

Best Albums of 1949 composition

Country Albums %


United States 29 64%
Mixed Nationality 4 9%
Cuba 3 7%
Spain 3 7%
United Kingdom 2 4%
Brazil 1 2%
Mexico 1 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 39 87%
Yes 6 13%
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