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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 30,000 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, Duke Ellington, Les Baxter, Doris Day, Maro Ajemian, 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:47 charts
Rank in 1951:1Rank Score:526
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,182
Average Rating:  74/100 (37 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:56 charts
Rank in 1951:2Rank Score:425
Rank in 1950s75Overall Rank:3,769
Average Rating:  75/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

The Amazing Bud PowellUnited States Bud Powell
Year of Release:1951Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1951:3Rank Score:252
Rank in 1950s119Overall Rank:5,674
Average Rating:  75/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Masterpieces By EllingtonUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1951Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1951:4Rank Score:220
Rank in 1950s131Overall Rank:6,336
Average Rating:  74/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Ritual Of The SavageUnited States Les Baxter
Year of Release:1951Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1951:5Rank Score:158
Rank in 1950s171Overall Rank:8,074
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

John Cage: Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared PianoUnited States Maro Ajemian
Year of Release:1951Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1951:6Rank Score:139
Rank in 1950s188Overall Rank:8,919
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:80
Rank in 1950s280Overall Rank:14,483
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 1950s326Overall Rank:16,819
Average Rating:  69/100 (8 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 1950s336Overall Rank:17,524
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:15 charts
Rank in 1951:10Rank Score:52
Rank in 1950s365Overall Rank:19,122
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 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 3%
Bud Powell 2 3%
Mel Torme 1 2%
The Original Broadway Cast 1 2%
Louis Armstrong 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 41 71%
Mixed Nationality 9 16%
France 2 3%
Poland 1 2%
United Kingdom 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Hungary 1 2%
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