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Best Albums of 1955

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1955 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 24,000 greatest album charts.

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1955 year summaryThe best artists of 1955 were Frank Sinatra, Bill Haley And His Comets, Hank Williams, Julie London, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Fats Domino, Clifford Brown, Les Paul And Mary Ford and Miles Davis.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:4,713
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:438
Average Rating:  80/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:453
Rank in 1950s59Overall Rank:3,192
Average Rating:  71/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:370
Rank in 1950s75Overall Rank:3,751
Average Rating:  78/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:271
Rank in 1950s100Overall Rank:4,788
Average Rating:  75/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:231
Rank in 1950s116Overall Rank:5,403
Average Rating:  74/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:214
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,763
Average Rating:  76/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:168
Rank in 1950s142Overall Rank:6,925
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:152
Rank in 1950s154Overall Rank:7,486
Average Rating:  75/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:120
Rank in 1950s184Overall Rank:8,905
Average Rating:  76/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Les And MaryUnited States Les Paul And Mary Ford
Year of Release:1955Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:117
Rank in 1950s189Overall Rank:9,112
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Bill Haley And His Comets 3 3%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Clifford Brown 2 2%
Doris Day 2 2%
Frank Sinatra 2 2%
Miles Davis 2 2%
Various Artists 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 73 81%
Mixed Nationality 5 6%
Canada 3 3%
France 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Venezuela 1 1%
India 1 1%
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