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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 20,000 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, Jo Stafford, 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:40 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:386
Rank in 1950s53Overall Rank:3,290
Average Rating:  71/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:364
Rank in 1950s57Overall Rank:3,424
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 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:227
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:4,903
Average Rating:  73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:226
Rank in 1950s94Overall Rank:4,931
Average Rating:  72/100 (17 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 1950s118Overall Rank:6,124
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:114
Rank in 1950s164Overall Rank:8,369
Average Rating:  72/100 (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:81
Rank in 1950s200Overall Rank:11,520
Average Rating:  71/100 (7 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 1950s202Overall Rank:11,544
Average Rating:  70/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:69
Rank in 1950s217Overall Rank:12,940
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:66
Rank in 1950s224Overall Rank:13,328
Average Rating:  69/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 7%
Edith Piaf 2 7%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 7%
Stan Kenton 2 7%
Sarah Vaughan 1 3%
Lennie Tristano Sextet 1 3%
Pete Seeger 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 23 79%
France 2 7%
Cuba 1 3%
Mexico 1 3%
Peru 1 3%
India 1 3%

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