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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:382
Rank in 1950s50Overall Rank:3,134
Average Rating:  69/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:322
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,611
Average Rating:  69/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:218
Rank in 1950s89Overall Rank:4,871
Average Rating:  73/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:186
Rank in 1950s105Overall Rank:5,532
Average Rating:  72/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:181
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,652
Average Rating:  71/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:129
Rank in 1950s140Overall Rank:7,307
Average Rating:  69/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:101
Rank in 1950s166Overall Rank:8,847
Average Rating:  70/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Sunset BoulevardGermany Franz Waxman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:96
Rank in 1950s171Overall Rank:9,324
Average Rating: Not enough data
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

American Folk SongsUnited States Jo Stafford
Year of Release:1950Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:78
Rank in 1950s197Overall Rank:11,230
Average Rating:  69/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:65
Rank in 1950s218Overall Rank:12,851
Average Rating:  71/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Ella Fitzgerald 2 9%
Doris Day 2 9%
Stan Kenton 1 4%
Burl Ives 1 4%
Les Paul 1 4%
Nat King Cole 1 4%
Woody Guthrie 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 17 74%
Cuba 1 4%
France 1 4%
Mexico 1 4%
Germany 1 4%
Peru 1 4%
India 1 4%

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