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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 20,000 greatest album charts.

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1955 year summaryThe best artists of 1955 were Frank Sinatra, Bill Haley And His Comets, Hank Williams, Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Julie London, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Clifford Brown, Ella Fitzgerald 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:194 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:3,694
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:473
Average Rating:  81/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:352
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,465
Average Rating:  70/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:295
Rank in 1950s71Overall Rank:3,983
Average Rating:  78/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Clifford Brown and Max RoachUnited States Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:256
Rank in 1950s80Overall Rank:4,444
Average Rating:  78/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:209
Rank in 1950s102Overall Rank:5,187
Average Rating:  73/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:193
Rank in 1950s111Overall Rank:5,555
Average Rating:  73/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:191
Rank in 1950s113Overall Rank:5,613
Average Rating:  74/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:121
Rank in 1950s150Overall Rank:7,901
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:107
Rank in 1950s164Overall Rank:8,756
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:99
Rank in 1950s174Overall Rank:9,418
Average Rating:  74/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Clifford Brown 2 4%
Frank Sinatra 2 4%
Bill Haley And His Comets 2 4%
Helen Merrill 2 4%
Charles Mingus 2 4%
Doris Day 2 4%
Peggy Seeger 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 52 91%
Canada 2 4%
Mixed Nationality 2 4%
France 1 2%

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