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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:3,182
Average Rating:  70/100 (27 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:349
Rank in 1950s58Overall Rank:3,440
Average Rating:  72/100 (23 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 1950s91Overall Rank:4,822
Average Rating:  72/100 (22 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 1950s100Overall Rank:5,103
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 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 1950s117Overall Rank:5,977
Average Rating:  72/100 (10 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 1950s158Overall Rank:8,219
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:93
Rank in 1950s182Overall Rank:9,887
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 1950s197Overall Rank:11,274
Average Rating:  69/100 (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 1950s217Overall Rank:12,754
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:16 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:60
Rank in 1950s233Overall Rank:13,783
Average Rating:  69/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 9%
Edith Piaf 2 9%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 9%
Les Paul 1 4%
Woody Guthrie 1 4%
Sarah Vaughan 1 4%
Pete Seeger 1 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 17 74%
France 2 9%
Peru 1 4%
India 1 4%
Cuba 1 4%
Mexico 1 4%

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