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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1949
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187
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La Guitarra 
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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%
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