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The Highest Rated Albums of the 1950s

1. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue

Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
August 17, 1959
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

2. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley
March 23, 1956
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

3. Elvis Presley - For LP Fans Only

Elvis Presley - For LP Fans Only
February 6, 1959
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

4. Elvis Presley - Elvis

Elvis Presley - Elvis
October 19, 1956
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

7. Frank Sinatra - A Swingin' Affair!

Frank Sinatra - A Swingin' Affair!
January 1, 1957
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

10. Sonny Rollins - Way Out West

Sonny Rollins - Way Out West
January 1, 1957
Critic Score
94
2 reviews

11. Miles Davis - 'Round About Midnight

Miles Davis - 'Round About Midnight
March 6, 1957
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

14. Thelonious Monk - Monk's Music

Thelonious Monk - Monk's Music
November 1, 1957
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

18. Ray Charles - The Genius of Ray Charles

Ray Charles - The Genius of Ray Charles
October 1, 1959
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

19. Ray Charles - Ray Charles

Ray Charles - Ray Charles
January 1, 1957
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

20. Ornette Coleman - Something Else!!!!

Ornette Coleman - Something Else!!!!
January 1, 1958
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

21. John Coltrane - Soultrane

John Coltrane - Soultrane
January 1, 1958
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

23. Robert Mitchum - Calypso - is like so...

Robert Mitchum - Calypso - is like so...
January 1, 1957
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

24. Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Gospel Train

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Gospel Train
July 0, 1956
Critic Score
70
2 reviews

25. Miles Davis - Dig

Miles Davis - Dig
October 5, 1951
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
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