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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, Les Paul, Stan Kenton, Lee Wiley, Billie Holiday, Trio Aguilillas and Doris Day.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:817
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,454
Average Rating:  73/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:392
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:4,331
Average Rating:  75/100 (32 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:323
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,086
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:274
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,764
Average Rating:  75/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:156
Rank in 1950s185Overall Rank:8,882
Average Rating:  73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton
Year of Release:1950Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:124
Rank in 1950s217Overall Rank:10,563
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Night In ManhattanUnited States Lee Wiley
Year of Release:1950Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:116
Rank in 1950s229Overall Rank:11,149
Average Rating:  75/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Billie Holiday Sings (1950)
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United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1950Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:91
Rank in 1950s294Overall Rank:14,158
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Sones Of MexicoMexico Trio Aguilillas
Year of Release:1950Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:81
Rank in 1950s322Overall Rank:15,742
Average Rating:  73/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Nat King Cole At The PianoUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1950Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:58
Rank in 1950s399Overall Rank:19,712
Average Rating:  71/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 4%
Edith Piaf 2 4%
Billie Holiday 2 4%
Arturo Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra 2 4%
Jo Stafford 2 4%
Woody Guthrie 2 4%
Albert Ammons 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 34 69%
Canada 2 4%
Mexico 2 4%
Germany 2 4%
France 2 4%
Ukraine 1 2%
Spain 1 2%
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