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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 27,000 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, Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton, Les Paul and Jo Stafford.
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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:611
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,688
Average Rating:  72/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Chansons Des Cafés De ParisFrance Edith Piaf
Year of Release:1950Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:410
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:3,634
Average Rating:  72/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:304
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:4,610
Average Rating:  74/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:248
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,386
Average Rating:  73/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Souvenir AlbumUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:240
Rank in 1950s118Overall Rank:5,535
Average Rating:  73/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:229
Rank in 1950s124Overall Rank:5,736
Average Rating:  72/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:136
Rank in 1950s183Overall Rank:8,510
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:121
Rank in 1950s199Overall Rank:9,337
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:116
Rank in 1950s206Overall Rank:9,698
Average Rating:  71/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:108
Rank in 1950s217Overall Rank:10,269
Average Rating:  71/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 34 72%
France 2 4%
Ukraine 1 2%
Mixed Nationality 1 2%
Cuba 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
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