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Best Albums of 1953

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1953 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 33,000 greatest album charts.

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1953 year summaryThe best artists of 1953 were Peggy Lee, The Quintet, Duke Ellington, Georges Brassens, Wilhelm Furtwängler / Philharmonia Orchestra, Sonny Rollins, Dean Martin, Wilhelm Furtwängler / Orchestra Sinfonica E Coro Della Radio Italiana, Dave Brubeck and The Dave Brubeck Quartet.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Black CoffeeUnited States Peggy Lee
Year of Release:1953Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1953:1Rank Score:859
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,293
Average Rating:  73/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

Jazz At Massey HallUnited States The Quintet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1953:2Rank Score:657
Rank in 1950s49Overall Rank:2,819
Average Rating:  76/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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3.

Ellington UptownUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1953Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1953:3Rank Score:562
Rank in 1950s59Overall Rank:3,173
Average Rating:  76/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1France Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1953Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1953:4Rank Score:320
Rank in 1950s102Overall Rank:4,938
Average Rating:  72/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Wagner: Tristan Und IsoldeMixed Nationality Wilhelm Furtwängler / Philharmonia Orchestra
Year of Release:1953Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1953:5Rank Score:220
Rank in 1950s136Overall Rank:6,633
Average Rating:  71/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz QuartetUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1953Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1953:6Rank Score:207
Rank in 1950s146Overall Rank:6,943
Average Rating:  75/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Dean Martin SingsUnited States Dean Martin
Year of Release:1953Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1953:7Rank Score:205
Rank in 1950s147Overall Rank:6,989
Average Rating:  72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Jazz At OberlinUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1953Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1953:8Rank Score:164
Rank in 1950s177Overall Rank:8,286
Average Rating:  69/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Songs By Tom LehrerUnited States Tom Lehrer
Year of Release:1953Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1953:9Rank Score:160
Rank in 1950s180Overall Rank:8,445
Average Rating:  70/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Vol. 2France Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1953Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1953:10Rank Score:126
Rank in 1950s211Overall Rank:10,105
Average Rating:  71/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1953 composition

Artist Albums %


Wilhelm Furtwängler / Orchestra Sinfonica E Coro Della Radio Italiana 5 7%
Various Artists 5 7%
Moondog 3 4%
Shorty Rogers 3 4%
Otto Ackermann / Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus 2 3%
Duke Ellington 2 3%
Miles Davis 2 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 49 64%
Mixed Nationality 14 18%
Canada 3 4%
France 3 4%
Germany 2 3%
Ukraine 1 1%
Haiti 1 1%
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