"And yesterday I saw you kissing tiny flowers, But all that lives is born to die"

- Led Zeppelin
 

Best Albums of 1952

« View best albums of 1951View best albums of 1953 »

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1952 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 35,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1952 year summaryThe best artists of 1952 were Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, Hank Williams, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young and Stan Kenton.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summaryLog in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:782
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,536
Average Rating:  78/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1952Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:748
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,607
Average Rating:  76/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:582
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,152
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

Ellington UptownUnited States Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
Year of Release:1952Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:515
Rank in 1950s70Overall Rank:3,484
Average Rating:  77/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:498
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:3,576
Average Rating:  75/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

The Amazing Bud PowellUnited States Bud Powell
Year of Release:1952Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:321
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,087
Average Rating:  76/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:286
Rank in 1950s118Overall Rank:5,558
Average Rating:  77/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:266
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:5,911
Average Rating:  73/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:250
Rank in 1950s130Overall Rank:6,199
Average Rating:  74/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

La Vie En RoseFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1952Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:205
Rank in 1950s155Overall Rank:7,234
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 5%
Edith Piaf 2 2%
Charlie Parker 2 2%
Lester Young 2 2%
Oscar Peterson 2 2%
Lee Wiley 2 2%
Anita O'Day 2 2%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 60 73%
Mixed Nationality 5 6%
France 4 5%
Canada 3 4%
Norway 1 1%
Algeria 1 1%
Peru 1 1%
Show all

« View best albums of 1951View best albums of 1953 »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2018 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt