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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 35,000 greatest album charts.

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

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:802
Rank in 1950s42Overall Rank:2,466
Average Rating:  74/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:386
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,340
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:320
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,083
Average Rating:  75/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:254
Rank in 1950s129Overall Rank:6,096
Average Rating:  75/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:246
Rank in 1950s133Overall Rank:6,255
Average Rating:  74/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:158
Rank in 1950s185Overall Rank:8,688
Average Rating:  73/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:124
Rank in 1950s215Overall Rank:10,479
Average Rating:  71/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Afro-Cuban Jazz SuiteCuba Machito
Year of Release:1950Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:92
Rank in 1950s286Overall Rank:13,882
Average Rating:  71/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Sones Of MexicoMexico Trio Aguilillas
Year of Release:1950Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:76
Rank in 1950s329Overall Rank:16,255
Average Rating:  71/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Billie Holiday Sings (1950)United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1950Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:61
Rank in 1950s380Overall Rank:18,933
Average Rating:  71/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 4%
Edith Piaf 2 4%
Billie Holiday 2 4%
Stan Kenton 2 4%
Woody Guthrie 2 4%
Jo Stafford 2 4%
Yma Sumac 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 31 67%
France 2 4%
Mixed Nationality 2 4%
Germany 2 4%
Ukraine 1 2%
Peru 1 2%
India 1 2%
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