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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 15,000 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, Stan Kenton, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, Les Paul and Pete Seeger.
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1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:353
Rank in 1950s52Overall Rank:3,026
Average Rating: 68/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:306
Rank in 1950s59Overall Rank:3,437
Average Rating: 68/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:205
Rank in 1950s76Overall Rank:4,719
Average Rating: 71/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:173
Rank in 1950s102Overall Rank:5,401
Average Rating: 71/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:96
Rank in 1950s160Overall Rank:8,673
Average Rating: 69/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:93
Rank in 1950s164Overall Rank:8,946
Average Rating: 69/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:80
Rank in 1950s182Overall Rank:10,399
Average Rating: 69/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:53
Rank in 1950s220Overall Rank:13,496
Average Rating: 71/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:48
Rank in 1950s229Overall Rank:14,159
Average Rating: 72/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:43
Rank in 1950s241Overall Rank:14,821
Average Rating: 67/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Ella Fitzgerald 2 9%
Doris Day 2 9%
Edith Piaf 1 5%
Trio Aguilillas 1 5%
Jo Stafford 1 5%
Lennie Tristano 1 5%
Lee Konitz 1 5%
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Country Albums %


United States 18 82%
France 1 5%
Mexico 1 5%
Peru 1 5%
Cuba 1 5%

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