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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 19,000 greatest album charts.

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

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:388
Rank in 1950s52Overall Rank:3,213
Average Rating:  70/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:350
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,464
Average Rating:  70/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:226
Rank in 1950s93Overall Rank:4,856
Average Rating:  72/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:209
Rank in 1950s101Overall Rank:5,160
Average Rating:  72/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:172
Rank in 1950s120Overall Rank:6,045
Average Rating:  72/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:113
Rank in 1950s159Overall Rank:8,313
Average Rating:  71/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

American Folk SongsUnited States Jo Stafford
Year of Release:1950Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:85
Rank in 1950s196Overall Rank:10,813
Average Rating:  70/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:80
Rank in 1950s201Overall Rank:11,404
Average Rating:  70/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:68
Rank in 1950s220Overall Rank:12,898
Average Rating:  72/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:60
Rank in 1950s236Overall Rank:13,926
Average Rating:  68/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 8%
Edith Piaf 2 8%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 8%
Les Paul 1 4%
Woody Guthrie 1 4%
Sarah Vaughan 1 4%
Pete Seeger 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 19 76%
France 2 8%
Peru 1 4%
India 1 4%
Cuba 1 4%
Mexico 1 4%

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