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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 26,000 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, Clifford Brown, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Fats Domino, Ella Fitzgerald and Les Paul & Mary Ford.
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1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,021
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:434
Average Rating:  80/100 (351 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:502
Rank in 1950s55Overall Rank:3,063
Average Rating:  72/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:370
Rank in 1950s78Overall Rank:3,899
Average Rating:  78/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:316
Rank in 1950s89Overall Rank:4,424
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:256
Rank in 1950s109Overall Rank:5,190
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:234
Rank in 1950s120Overall Rank:5,551
Average Rating:  77/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:222
Rank in 1950s126Overall Rank:5,799
Average Rating:  76/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:205
Rank in 1950s130Overall Rank:6,130
Average Rating:  77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:156
Rank in 1950s158Overall Rank:7,586
Average Rating:  74/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:129
Rank in 1950s189Overall Rank:8,734
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 3 3%
Bill Haley And His Comets 3 3%
Miles Davis 2 2%
Stan Getz 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Helen Merrill 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 75 81%
Mixed Nationality 6 6%
Canada 3 3%
France 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Venezuela 1 1%
India 1 1%
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