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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 22,000 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, Stan Kenton, Jo Stafford, Les Paul, Charlie Parker and Sarah Vaughan.
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1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:459
Rank in 1950s49Overall Rank:2,967
Average Rating:  70/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:361
Rank in 1950s66Overall Rank:3,596
Average Rating:  72/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:248
Rank in 1950s98Overall Rank:4,809
Average Rating:  74/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:224
Rank in 1950s103Overall Rank:5,184
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:211
Rank in 1950s114Overall Rank:5,450
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:194
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,836
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:88
Rank in 1950s209Overall Rank:11,246
Average Rating:  70/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:81
Rank in 1950s223Overall Rank:12,141
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:81
Rank in 1950s224Overall Rank:12,189
Average Rating:  70/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:74
Rank in 1950s234Overall Rank:13,039
Average Rating:  72/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Jo Stafford 3 9%
Doris Day 2 6%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 6%
Stan Kenton 2 6%
Lee Konitz 1 3%
Machito 1 3%
Burl Ives 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 26 81%
Cuba 1 3%
France 1 3%
Mexico 1 3%
Brazil 1 3%
Peru 1 3%
India 1 3%

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