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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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1955 year summaryThe best artists of 1955 were Frank Sinatra, Bill Haley And His Comets, Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Julie London, Hank Williams, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Clifford Brown, Fats Domino and Nat King Cole.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:3,071
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:528
Average Rating:  80/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:293
Rank in 1950s64Overall Rank:3,861
Average Rating:  70/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:257
Rank in 1950s69Overall Rank:4,306
Average Rating:  70/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Clifford Brown and Max RoachUnited States Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:251
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:4,386
Average Rating:  76/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:191
Rank in 1950s100Overall Rank:5,410
Average Rating:  73/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:189
Rank in 1950s102Overall Rank:5,443
Average Rating:  77/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:167
Rank in 1950s122Overall Rank:6,009
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:109
Rank in 1950s158Overall Rank:8,247
Average Rating:  74/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:100
Rank in 1950s166Overall Rank:8,846
Average Rating:  71/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:86
Rank in 1950s192Overall Rank:10,312
Average Rating:  74/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Helen Merrill 2 4%
Doris Day 2 4%
Charles Mingus 2 4%
Bill Haley And His Comets 2 4%
Billie Holiday 1 2%
Les Paul And Mary Ford 1 2%
Kenny Dorham 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 49 94%
Mixed Nationality 1 2%
France 1 2%
Canada 1 2%

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