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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 33,000 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, Machito and Billie Holiday.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:613
Rank in 1950s53Overall Rank:2,954
Average Rating:  74/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:379
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:4,303
Average Rating:  76/100 (29 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:309
Rank in 1950s105Overall Rank:5,052
Average Rating:  73/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:244
Rank in 1950s131Overall Rank:6,116
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:210
Rank in 1950s143Overall Rank:6,852
Average Rating:  74/100 (38 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:152
Rank in 1950s189Overall Rank:8,785
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 1950s213Overall Rank:10,263
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:68
Rank in 1950s338Overall Rank:17,168
Average Rating:  70/100 (9 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:58
Rank in 1950s368Overall Rank:18,924
Average Rating:  71/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Nat King Cole At The PianoUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1950Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:54
Rank in 1950s383Overall Rank:19,573
Average Rating:  71/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 32 71%
France 2 4%
Peru 1 2%
India 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Cuba 1 2%
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