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Best Albums of 1950

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1950 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1950 year summaryThe best artists of 1950 were Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Edith Piaf, Woody Guthrie, Yma Sumac, Les Paul, Stan Kenton, Charlie Parker, Jo Stafford and Sarah Vaughan.
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1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:489
Rank in 1950s49Overall Rank:2,888
Average Rating:  71/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:373
Rank in 1950s66Overall Rank:3,602
Average Rating:  72/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:273
Rank in 1950s87Overall Rank:4,558
Average Rating:  74/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:232
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,152
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:224
Rank in 1950s114Overall Rank:5,293
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:200
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,809
Average Rating:  74/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:107
Rank in 1950s192Overall Rank:9,504
Average Rating:  71/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:91
Rank in 1950s217Overall Rank:11,172
Average Rating:  74/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:90
Rank in 1950s218Overall Rank:11,220
Average Rating:  70/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:79
Rank in 1950s240Overall Rank:12,774
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Jo Stafford 3 7%
Doris Day 2 5%
Edith Piaf 2 5%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 5%
Stan Kenton 2 5%
Woody Guthrie 2 5%
The Dave Brubeck Octet 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 34 77%
France 2 5%
Brazil 1 2%
Mexico 1 2%
Romania 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
Peru 1 2%
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