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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 14,000 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, Pete Seeger and Les Paul.
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1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:365
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,813
Average Rating: 69/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:338
Rank in 1950s50Overall Rank:2,996
Average Rating: 69/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:203
Rank in 1950s75Overall Rank:4,582
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:16 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:168
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:5,317
Average Rating: 72/100 (12 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:95
Rank in 1950s148Overall Rank:8,339
Average Rating: 68/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:88
Rank in 1950s158Overall Rank:8,990
Average Rating: 69/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:59
Rank in 1950s197Overall Rank:12,291
Average Rating: 68/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:44
Rank in 1950s220Overall Rank:14,195
Average Rating: 71/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:41
Rank in 1950s225Overall Rank:14,589
Average Rating: 72/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Darling CoreyUnited States Pete Seeger
Year of Release:1950Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:31
Rank in 1950s256Overall Rank:15,910
Average Rating: 71/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Ella Fitzgerald 2 9%
Doris Day 2 9%
Jo Stafford 1 5%
Lennie Tristano 1 5%
Lee Konitz 1 5%
Benny Goodman 1 5%
Machito 1 5%
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Country Albums %


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

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