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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 24,000 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, Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and Jo Stafford.
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1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:510
Rank in 1950s52Overall Rank:2,871
Average Rating:  72/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:393
Rank in 1950s65Overall Rank:3,549
Average Rating:  73/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:285
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,564
Average Rating:  74/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:237
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,255
Average Rating:  73/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:234
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,310
Average Rating:  74/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:218
Rank in 1950s119Overall Rank:5,643
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:111
Rank in 1950s188Overall Rank:9,438
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:108
Rank in 1950s192Overall Rank:9,695
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:98
Rank in 1950s213Overall Rank:10,613
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:91
Rank in 1950s224Overall Rank:11,443
Average Rating:  70/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Jo Stafford 3 7%
Doris Day 2 4%
Edith Piaf 2 4%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 4%
Stan Kenton 2 4%
Woody Guthrie 2 4%
Sidney Bechet 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 34 74%
France 2 4%
Cuba 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Mexico 1 2%
Romania 1 2%
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