1951 in Music

1. Bernard Herrmann: The Day the Earth Stood Still Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (10/10)

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2. Thelonius Monk: Genius of Modern Music: Volume One (9?/10)

 

Singles

B.B. King: “She’s Dynamite” (7/10)

This is a strong, strident song that is basically R and B. I don’t know the original version but this is gritty and aggressive and surprising it wasn’t a hit.