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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, Woody Guthrie, Yma Sumac, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, Les Paul, Stan Kenton, Doris Day and Billie Holiday.
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1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:613
Rank in 1950s46Overall Rank:2,828
Average Rating:  73/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:322
Rank in 1950s98Overall Rank:4,706
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Voice Of The XtabayPeru Yma Sumac
Year of Release:1950Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:303
Rank in 1950s102Overall Rank:4,915
Average Rating:  75/100 (21 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:234
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:6,031
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:166
Rank in 1950s169Overall Rank:7,809
Average Rating:  73/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-FiUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1950Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:148
Rank in 1950s182Overall Rank:8,508
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:133
Rank in 1950s197Overall Rank:9,230
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:17 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:122
Rank in 1950s207Overall Rank:9,932
Average Rating:  71/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Billie Holiday Sings (1950)United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1950Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:49
Rank in 1950s376Overall Rank:19,819
Average Rating:  71/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Sones Of MexicoMexico Trio Aguilillas
Year of Release:1950Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:45
Rank in 1950s396Overall Rank:20,514
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1950 composition

Artist Albums %


Doris Day 2 5%
Stan Kenton 2 5%
Billie Holiday 2 5%
Woody Guthrie 2 5%
Jo Stafford 2 5%
Pete Seeger 1 2%
Duke Ellington And Billy Strayhorn 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 32 74%
Spain 1 2%
Peru 1 2%
India 1 2%
Ukraine 1 2%
Mixed Nationality 1 2%
Cuba 1 2%
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