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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 31,000 greatest album charts.

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1950 year summaryThe best artists of 1950 were Benny Goodman, Woody Guthrie, Yma Sumac, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Les Paul, Stan Kenton, Doris Day, Billie Holiday and Machito.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:614
Rank in 1950s48Overall Rank:2,874
Average Rating:  73/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:346
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:4,517
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:310
Rank in 1950s103Overall Rank:4,884
Average Rating:  75/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:238
Rank in 1950s124Overall Rank:6,068
Average Rating:  74/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:187
Rank in 1950s155Overall Rank:7,287
Average Rating:  73/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:151
Rank in 1950s181Overall Rank:8,574
Average Rating:  72/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:122
Rank in 1950s209Overall Rank:10,090
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Afro-Cuban Jazz SuiteCuba Machito
Year of Release:1950Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:59
Rank in 1950s349Overall Rank:18,250
Average Rating:  71/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Billie Holiday Sings (1950)United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1950Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:55
Rank in 1950s362Overall Rank:18,963
Average Rating:  71/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Sones Of MexicoMexico Trio Aguilillas
Year of Release:1950Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:46
Rank in 1950s401Overall Rank:20,728
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Jo Stafford 2 5%
Doris Day 2 5%
Edith Piaf 2 5%
Stan Kenton 2 5%
Billie Holiday 2 5%
Woody Guthrie 2 5%
Pete Seeger 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 31 70%
France 2 5%
Ukraine 1 2%
Mixed Nationality 1 2%
Peru 1 2%
India 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
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