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Best Albums of 1952

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1952 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 33,000 greatest album charts.

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1952 year summaryThe best artists of 1952 were Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, Hank Williams, Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Thelonious Monk, Lester Young, Edith Piaf and Stan Kenton.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Anthology Of American Folk Music
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1952Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1952:1Rank Score:773
Rank in 1950s42Overall Rank:2,507
Average Rating:  78/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Bird & DizUnited States Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1952Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1952:2Rank Score:696
Rank in 1950s46Overall Rank:2,710
Average Rating:  76/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Moanin' The BluesUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1952Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1952:3Rank Score:570
Rank in 1950s58Overall Rank:3,168
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Ellington UptownUnited States Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
Year of Release:1952Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1952:4Rank Score:492
Rank in 1950s71Overall Rank:3,555
Average Rating:  76/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Billie Holiday SingsUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1952Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:484
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:3,603
Average Rating:  75/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:263
Rank in 1950s122Overall Rank:5,810
Average Rating:  77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

UnforgettableUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1952Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1952:7Rank Score:260
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:5,862
Average Rating:  72/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

La Vie En RoseFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1952Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1952:8Rank Score:176
Rank in 1950s165Overall Rank:7,922
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

The President Plays With The Oscar Peterson TrioUnited States Lester Young
Year of Release:1952Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1952:9Rank Score:174
Rank in 1950s167Overall Rank:8,005
Average Rating:  69/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

City Of GlassUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1952Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1952:10Rank Score:156
Rank in 1950s187Overall Rank:8,659
Average Rating:  73/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1952 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 5%
Edith Piaf 2 3%
Charlie Parker 2 3%
Lester Young 2 3%
Lee Wiley 2 3%
Anita O'Day 2 3%
Nat King Cole 2 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 56 76%
Mixed Nationality 5 7%
France 4 5%
Canada 2 3%
Ukraine 1 1%
Haiti 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
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