Best Albums of 1951

Listed below are the best albums of 1951 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1951 year summaryThe best artists of 1951 were Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Hank Williams, Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys, Doris Day, Machito, Les Baxter, Les Paul & Mary Ford and Billie Holiday.
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Lover Man 
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1951
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90
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Total albums: 124. Page 1 of 13

Best Albums of 1951 composition

Country Albums %


United States 84 68%
Mixed Nationality 14 11%
United Kingdom 5 4%
France 5 4%
Austria 3 2%
Germany 2 2%
Czech Republic 1 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 111 90%
Yes 13 10%
Live? Albums %
No 122 98%
Yes 2 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 119 96%
Yes 5 4%
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