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Long Shot's Top 100 Albums of the 1950s

I reckon I'd probably listened to all of 20 albums from the '50s before undergoing this Music Deep Dive, so it's awesome to be able to speak about this decade with a much greater degree of familiarity. NOTE: THESE OPINIONS ARE NOT SET IN STONE AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITH FURTHER LISTENS AS TIME GOES ON. Alright, good talk everybody. See you in the '60s. (:
1Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely
2Miles Davis
Kind of Blue
3Frank Sinatra
In The Wee Small Hours
4Charles Mingus
Mingus Ah Um
5Clifford Brown and Max Roach
Clifford Brown and Max Roach
6Charles Mingus
Pithecanthropus Erectus
7Nina Simone
Little Girl Blue
8Art Blakey
Moanin'
9Miles Davis
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
10Clifford Brown and Max Roach
Study in Brown
11Little Richard
Here's Little Richard
12Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk Trio
13Duke Ellington
Ellington At Newport
14Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley
15Frank Sinatra
No One Cares
16Lennie Tristano
Lennie Tristano
17Marty Robbins
Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs
18Frank Sinatra
Where Are You?
19Screamin' Jay Hawkins
At Home with Screamin' Jay Hawkins
20Art Blakey
The Jazz Messengers
21Erroll Garner
Concert By The Sea
22Ornette Coleman
The Shape of Jazz to Come
23Cannonball Adderley
Somethin' Else
24Stan Kenton
City of Glass
25Charles Mingus
The Clown
26Miles Davis
'Round About Midnight
27Ravi Shankar
India's Master Musician
28Dizzy Gillespie
Afro
29Bing Crosby
Merry Christmas
30Clifford Brown and Max Roach
Brown and Roach Incorporated
31Horace Silver
Blowin' the Blues Away
32Sonny Clark
Cool Struttin
33Sonny Rollins
Saxophone Colossus
34John Coltrane
Blue Train
35Thelonious Monk
The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall
36Count Basie
April In Paris
37Erroll Garner
Erroll Garner
38Nina Simone
Nina Simone at Town Hall
39Sonny Rollins
Plus 4
40Lester Young
With The Oscar Peterson Trio
41Horace Silver
Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers
42Art Blakey
At the Cafe Bohemia, Vol. 1
43Elizabeth Cotten
Folksongs and Instrumentals With Guitar
44Thelonious Monk
Monk's Music
45Sonny Rollins
A Night At The Village Vanguard
46Frank Sinatra
Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
47Bill Evans
Everybody Digs Bill Evans
48Kenny Dorham
Afro-Cuban
49Chet Baker
Chet Baker Sings
50Erroll Garner
Contrasts
51Sun Ra
Super-Sonic Jazz
52Clifford Brown and Max Roach
At Basin Street
53Frank Sinatra
Songs for Young Lovers
54Miles Davis
Birth of the Cool
55Moondog
Moondog and His Friends
56Billie Holiday
Songs for Destingue Lovers
57Thelonious Monk
Brilliant Corners
58Billie Holiday
Lady In Satin
59Miles Davis
Workin' With Miles Davis and the Quintet
60Kimio Eto
Koto Music
61Michio Miyagi
Masterpieces of Koto
62Little Richard
Little Richard
63Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Gospel Train
64Champion Jack Dupree
Blues From the Gutter
65Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster
Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster
66Abbey Lincoln
Abbey Is Blue
67Ella Fitzgerald
Sings the Cole Porter Song Book
68Dorival Caymmi
Cancoes praieiras
69Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan
70Miles Davis
Relaxin' With the Miles Davis Quintet
71Louis Armstrong
Plays W.C. Handy
72Ray Charles
Ray Charles at Newport
73Jacques Brel
N° 4
74Thelonious Monk
Misterioso
75Sun Ra
Jazz by Sun Ra
76Odetta
At the Gate of Horn
77Frank Sinatra
Come Fly With Me
78Dorothy Ashby and Frank Wess
In a Minor Groove
79Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
Porgy and Bess
80Duke Ellington
Ellington Uptown
81John Lee Hooker
I'm John Lee Hooker
82Art Blakey
A Night At Birdland Vol. 1
83Mahalia Jackson
Newport 1958
84Tom Lehrer
An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer
85Ornette Coleman
Something Else!!!!
86Paul Chambers
Whims Of Chambers
87Sun Ra
Jazz in Silhouette
88Art Blakey
Orgy in Rhythm
89Lightnin' Hopkins
Lightnin' And The Blues
90Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins
Sonny Side Up
91Tom Lehrer
Songs by Tom Lehrer
92Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins
Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins
93Sonny Stitt and Bud Powell
Sonny Stitt & Bud Powell
94Duke Ellington
Masterpieces By Ellington
95Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue Guitar
96Julie London
Julie Is Her Name
97Coleman Hawkins
The Hawk Flies High
98The Four Freshmen
Four Freshmen and 5 Trombones
99Chico Hamilton
Gongs East!
100Miles Davis
Porgy and Bess
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