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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 26,000 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, Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker, Les Paul, Stan Kenton and Jo Stafford.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:603
Rank in 1950s46Overall Rank:2,692
Average Rating:  73/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:407
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:3,626
Average Rating:  72/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:300
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:4,621
Average Rating:  75/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:245
Rank in 1950s113Overall Rank:5,391
Average Rating:  73/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:236
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,547
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:214
Rank in 1950s130Overall Rank:6,004
Average Rating:  72/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:120
Rank in 1950s199Overall Rank:9,330
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:115
Rank in 1950s205Overall Rank:9,695
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:113
Rank in 1950s209Overall Rank:9,832
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:104
Rank in 1950s219Overall Rank:10,514
Average Rating:  70/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 34 74%
France 2 4%
Mexico 1 2%
Romania 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
Peru 1 2%
India 1 2%
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