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Best Albums of the 1950s by User Score

1.

Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
August 17th, 1959
USER SCORE
90
896 reviews

2.

John Coltrane - Blue Train
January 0th, 1958
USER SCORE
88
258 reviews

3.

Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
September 14th, 1959
USER SCORE
87
218 reviews

4.

João Gilberto - Chega De Saudade
April 1st, 1959
USER SCORE
86
67 reviews

6.

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Moanin'
January 0th, 1959
USER SCORE
86
114 reviews

7.

Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus
December 1st, 1956
USER SCORE
84
69 reviews

8.

Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else
January 1st, 1958
USER SCORE
84
51 reviews

9.

Charles Mingus - The Clown
January 1st, 1957
USER SCORE
84
83 reviews

10.

Miles Davis - Porgy and Bess
January 1st, 1959
USER SCORE
84
58 reviews

11.

Miles Davis - Milestones
April 1st, 1958
USER SCORE
84
81 reviews

12.

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
December 14th, 1959
USER SCORE
84
162 reviews

13.

Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
January 1st, 1957
USER SCORE
83
84 reviews

15.

Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
January 1st, 1956
USER SCORE
82
87 reviews

16.

Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue
June 24th, 1958
USER SCORE
82
76 reviews

17.

Chet Baker - Chet Baker Sings
April 1st, 1954
USER SCORE
82
117 reviews

18.

Miles Davis - 'Round About Midnight
March 6th, 1957
USER SCORE
81
118 reviews

20.

Billie Holiday - Lady in Satin
June 1st, 1958
USER SCORE
81
51 reviews

21.

Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly
February 20th, 1958
USER SCORE
81
54 reviews

24.

Johnny Cash - With His Hot and Blue Guitar
October 11th, 1957
USER SCORE
80
53 reviews

25.

Frank Sinatra - Come Fly with Me
January 6th, 1958
USER SCORE
80
52 reviews
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