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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 25,000 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, Les Paul, Sarah Vaughan, Jo Stafford, Stan Kenton and Charlie Parker.
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1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:523
Rank in 1950s53Overall Rank:2,909
Average Rating:  72/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:401
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:3,592
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:32 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:286
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:4,670
Average Rating:  74/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:236
Rank in 1950s114Overall Rank:5,402
Average Rating:  72/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:234
Rank in 1950s120Overall Rank:5,459
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:20 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:218
Rank in 1950s127Overall Rank:5,784
Average Rating:  72/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:111
Rank in 1950s200Overall Rank:9,666
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:108
Rank in 1950s206Overall Rank:9,915
Average Rating:  72/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:93
Rank in 1950s231Overall Rank:11,427
Average Rating:  74/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:91
Rank in 1950s234Overall Rank:11,709
Average Rating:  69/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Jo Stafford 3 6%
Stan Kenton 2 4%
Woody Guthrie 2 4%
Doris Day 2 4%
Edith Piaf 2 4%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 4%
Benny Goodman 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 34 72%
France 3 6%
Romania 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
Peru 1 2%
India 1 2%
Ukraine 1 2%
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