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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 37,000 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 And His Orchestra, Lee Wiley, Billie Holiday and Doris Day.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz ConcertUnited States Benny Goodman
Year of Release:1950Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1950:1Rank Score:820
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,487
Average Rating:  72/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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2.

Talking Dust BowlUnited States Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:1950Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1950:2Rank Score:397
Rank in 1950s94Overall Rank:4,374
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:28 charts
Rank in 1950:3Rank Score:337
Rank in 1950s107Overall Rank:5,028
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Charlie Parker With StringsUnited States Charlie Parker
Year of Release:1950Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1950:4Rank Score:283
Rank in 1950s122Overall Rank:5,757
Average Rating:  75/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Ella Sings GershwinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1950Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1950:5Rank Score:251
Rank in 1950s135Overall Rank:6,328
Average Rating:  75/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

The New SoundUnited States Les Paul
Year of Release:1950Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1950:6Rank Score:159
Rank in 1950s190Overall Rank:8,896
Average Rating:  73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Innovations In Modern MusicUnited States Stan Kenton And His Orchestra
Year of Release:1950Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1950:7Rank Score:139
Rank in 1950s210Overall Rank:9,909
Average Rating:  72/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Night In ManhattanUnited States Lee Wiley
Year of Release:1950Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1950:8Rank Score:114
Rank in 1950s243Overall Rank:11,574
Average Rating:  74/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Billie Holiday Sings (1950)
Compilation
United States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1950Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1950:9Rank Score:97
Rank in 1950s287Overall Rank:13,514
Average Rating:  72/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Sones Of MexicoMexico Trio Aguilillas
Year of Release:1950Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1950:10Rank Score:81
Rank in 1950s332Overall Rank:15,955
Average Rating:  73/100 (19 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%
Arturo Toscanini / NBC Symphony Orchestra 2 4%
Woody Guthrie 2 4%
Jo Stafford 2 4%
André Cluytens / Orchestre Et Choeur Du Théâtre National De L'Opéra-Comique 2 4%
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Country Albums %


United States 36 64%
Mixed Nationality 6 11%
Canada 2 4%
Mexico 2 4%
France 2 4%
India 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
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