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Best Albums of 1951

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1951 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 28,000 greatest album charts.

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1951 year summaryThe best artists of 1951 were Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys, Hank Williams, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Les Baxter, Duke Ellington, Maro Ajemian, Doris Day, The Chordettes and Judy Garland.
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1.

Hank Williams Sings
Compilation
United States Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys
Year of Release:1951Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1951:1Rank Score:511
Rank in 1950s58Overall Rank:3,164
Average Rating:  74/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1951Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1951:2Rank Score:418
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:3,681
Average Rating:  74/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

The Amazing Bud PowellUnited States Bud Powell
Year of Release:1951Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1951:3Rank Score:217
Rank in 1950s129Overall Rank:6,181
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Ritual Of The SavageUnited States Les Baxter
Year of Release:1951Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1951:4Rank Score:152
Rank in 1950s170Overall Rank:8,069
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Masterpieces By EllingtonUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1951Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1951:5Rank Score:145
Rank in 1950s178Overall Rank:8,363
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

John Cage: Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared PianoUnited States Maro Ajemian
Year of Release:1951Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1951:6Rank Score:141
Rank in 1950s183Overall Rank:8,545
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Harmony Time Vol.2United States The Chordettes
Year of Release:1951Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1951:7Rank Score:81
Rank in 1950s273Overall Rank:13,970
Average Rating:  72/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Judy At The Palace
Compilation
United States Judy Garland
Year of Release:1951Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1951:8Rank Score:65
Rank in 1950s319Overall Rank:16,258
Average Rating:  72/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

On Moonlight BayUnited States Doris Day
Year of Release:1951Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1951:9Rank Score:61
Rank in 1950s332Overall Rank:16,948
Average Rating:  72/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Rock Island Line: Huddie Ledbetter Memorial, Vol. 2United States Leadbelly
Year of Release:1951Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1951:10Rank Score:48
Rank in 1950s366Overall Rank:19,238
Average Rating:  75/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1951 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 12%
Doris Day 3 5%
Frankie Laine 2 4%
Bud Powell 2 4%
Josephine Baker 1 2%
Thelonious Monk 1 2%
Ernest Tubb 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 40 70%
Mixed Nationality 9 16%
France 2 4%
Canada 1 2%
Hungary 1 2%
Belarus 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
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