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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 18,000 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, 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:37 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:383
Rank in 1950s52Overall Rank:3,140
Average Rating:  69/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:321
Rank in 1950s59Overall Rank:3,615
Average Rating:  69/100 (24 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 1950s86Overall Rank:4,721
Average Rating:  71/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:208
Rank in 1950s99Overall Rank:5,035
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 1950s116Overall Rank:5,869
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:13 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:105
Rank in 1950s160Overall Rank:8,589
Average Rating:  70/100 (12 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 1950s178Overall Rank:9,671
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:10 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:92
Rank in 1950s181Overall Rank:9,706
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 1950s219Overall Rank:12,506
Average Rating:  71/100 (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 1950s232Overall Rank:13,488
Average Rating:  69/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 9%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 9%
Sarah Vaughan 1 5%
Pete Seeger 1 5%
Yma Sumac 1 5%
Trio Aguilillas 1 5%
Jo Stafford 1 5%
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Country Albums %


United States 17 77%
Cuba 1 5%
France 1 5%
Mexico 1 5%
Peru 1 5%
India 1 5%

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