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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 30,000 greatest album charts.

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1950 year summaryThe best artists of 1950 were Benny Goodman, Edith Piaf, Woody Guthrie, Yma Sumac, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, 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:66 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:609
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,799
Average Rating:  73/100 (50 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:412
Rank in 1950s78Overall Rank:3,806
Average Rating:  72/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:316
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:4,708
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:311
Rank in 1950s99Overall Rank:4,760
Average Rating:  75/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:238
Rank in 1950s124Overall Rank:5,921
Average Rating:  73/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:154
Rank in 1950s173Overall Rank:8,195
Average Rating:  73/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:148
Rank in 1950s179Overall Rank:8,424
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:133
Rank in 1950s195Overall Rank:9,149
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:123
Rank in 1950s204Overall Rank:9,728
Average Rating:  71/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

American Folk SongsUnited States Jo Stafford
Year of Release:1950Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:73
Rank in 1950s297Overall Rank:15,509
Average Rating:  71/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Jo Stafford 3 7%
Doris Day 2 4%
Edith Piaf 2 4%
Stan Kenton 2 4%
Billie Holiday 2 4%
Woody Guthrie 2 4%
Dexter Gordon 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 33 72%
France 2 4%
Canada 1 2%
Mexico 1 2%
Romania 1 2%
Germany 1 2%
Spain 1 2%
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