The 10 best albums of 1951
One of the earliest and most avant-garde records in the jazz catalogue.
Only 19-years-old at the time, Wynton Kelly proves himself to be in a class all his own on this marvelous debut.
One of America’s genre-defining country albums.
A quick rundown of the classical music of 1951.
Olde English folk by an Appalachian American.
Three mediocre soundtracks from an American legend.
Old-time country that even a hipster could love.
Links to my reviews of the music of 1951.
This 1951 recording is one of the first to truly show the capabilities of the album. An exceptional and highly underrated record from one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time.