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Best Albums of the 1950s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1950s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 35,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
1950563,031 The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Ja... (2,455th)
by Benny Goodman
1951873,351 Hank Williams Sings (3,265th)
by Hank Williams With His Drifting ...
19521006,404 Anthology Of American Folk Music (2,552nd)
by Various Artists
19531064,471 Black Coffee (2,448th)
by Peggy Lee
19541249,132 Chet Baker Sings (1,220th)
by Chet Baker
195517512,104 In The Wee Small Hours (443rd)
by Frank Sinatra
195625832,783 Elvis Presley (428th)
by Elvis Presley
195733938,199 Blue Train (426th)
by John Coltrane
195836032,733 Lady In Satin (702nd)
by Billie Holiday
195936898,018 Kind Of Blue (38th)
by Miles Davis
Total1,973240,227

The best artists of the 1950s were Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Frank Sinatra, Charles Mingus, Elvis Presley, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, Buddy Holly and Art Blakey.
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RankAlbumArtist
19.

Chet Baker SingsUnited States Chet Baker
Year of Release:1954Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1954:1Rank Score:1,918
Rank in 1950s19Overall Rank:1,216
Average Rating:  79/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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31.

Sarah VaughanUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1954Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1954:2Rank Score:1,277
Rank in 1950s31Overall Rank:1,717
Average Rating:  80/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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57.

Songs For Young LoversUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1954Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1954:3Rank Score:621
Rank in 1950s57Overall Rank:3,004
Average Rating:  76/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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73.

Clifford Brown And Max RoachUnited States Clifford Brown And Max Roach
Year of Release:1954Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1954:4Rank Score:499
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:3,584
Average Rating:  79/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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92.

Dinah JamsUnited States Dinah Washington
Year of Release:1954Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1954:5Rank Score:382
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:4,424
Average Rating:  75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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101.

Swing Easy!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1954Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1954:6Rank Score:344
Rank in 1950s101Overall Rank:4,844
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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105.

Canções PraieirasBrazil Dorival Caymmi
Year of Release:1954Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1954:7Rank Score:327
Rank in 1950s105Overall Rank:5,036
Average Rating:  78/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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138.

Mambo!Peru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1954Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1954:8Rank Score:231
Rank in 1950s138Overall Rank:6,647
Average Rating:  68/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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150.

The Great Artistry Of Django ReinhardtBelgium Django Reinhardt
Year of Release:1954Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1954:9Rank Score:212
Rank in 1950s150Overall Rank:7,073
Average Rating:  72/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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151.

A Night At Birdland Vol. 1United States Art Blakey
Year of Release:1954Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1954:10Rank Score:211
Rank in 1950s151Overall Rank:7,102
Average Rating:  76/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1950s composition

Year Albums %


1950 29 3%
1951 45 5%
1952 50 5%
1953 50 5%
1954 73 7%
1955 87 9%
1956 127 13%
1957 163 16%
1958 181 18%
1959 195 20%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 19 2%
Frank Sinatra 16 2%
Miles Davis 16 2%
Sonny Rollins 15 2%
Billie Holiday 13 1%
Ella Fitzgerald 12 1%
Sarah Vaughan 12 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 776 78%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
United Kingdom 30 3%
France 27 3%
Brazil 25 3%
Canada 14 1%
Germany 11 1%
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