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Top-rated albums of 1950

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1950 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

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1.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:283
Rank in 1950s122Overall Rank:5,781
Average Rating:  75/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:251
Rank in 1950s136Overall Rank:6,344
Average Rating:  75/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:337
Rank in 1950s107Overall Rank:5,041
Average Rating:  75/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:397
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:4,388
Average Rating:  75/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:159
Rank in 1950s189Overall Rank:8,930
Average Rating:  73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Sones Of MexicoMexico Trio Aguilillas
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:11Rank Score:81
Rank in 1950s336Overall Rank:16,008
Average Rating:  73/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:807
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,533
Average Rating:  73/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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8.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton And His Orchestra
Year of Release:1950Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:139
Rank in 1950s208Overall Rank:9,952
Average Rating:  72/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Billie Holiday Sings (1950)
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United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1950Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:97
Rank in 1950s289Overall Rank:13,578
Average Rating:  72/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Nat King Cole At The PianoUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1950Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1950:12Rank Score:57
Rank in 1950s416Overall Rank:20,272
Average Rating:  71/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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