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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 23,000 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, Webb Pierce, Chico Hamilton Quintet and Les Paul And Mary Ford.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:4,508
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:429
Average Rating:  80/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:427
Rank in 1950s58Overall Rank:3,238
Average Rating:  71/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:366
Rank in 1950s69Overall Rank:3,656
Average Rating:  77/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:253
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:4,818
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 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:241
Rank in 1950s103Overall Rank:5,006
Average Rating:  74/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:202
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,769
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 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 1950s138Overall Rank:6,700
Average Rating:  76/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:147
Rank in 1950s155Overall Rank:7,425
Average Rating:  75/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Webb PierceUnited States Webb Pierce
Year of Release:1955Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:123
Rank in 1950s174Overall Rank:8,444
Average Rating:  75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Chico Hamilton Quintet Featuring Buddy ColletteUnited States Chico Hamilton Quintet
Year of Release:1955Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:119
Rank in 1950s179Overall Rank:8,673
Average Rating:  77/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Bill Haley And His Comets 3 4%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Clifford Brown 2 2%
Doris Day 2 2%
Frank Sinatra 2 2%
Various Artists 2 2%
Helen Merrill 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 69 83%
Mixed Nationality 4 5%
Canada 3 4%
United Kingdom 2 2%
France 2 2%
Brazil 1 1%
India 1 1%
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