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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, Hank Williams, Louis Armstrong, Julie London, Erroll Garner, Clifford Brown, Fats Domino 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:165 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:3,229
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:518
Average Rating:  80/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:350
Rank in 1950s57Overall Rank:3,352
Average Rating:  69/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Clifford Brown and Max RoachUnited States Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:255
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:4,331
Average Rating:  77/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:225
Rank in 1950s87Overall Rank:4,738
Average Rating:  70/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:198
Rank in 1950s103Overall Rank:5,242
Average Rating:  78/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:191
Rank in 1950s107Overall Rank:5,392
Average Rating:  74/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:191
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,396
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 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 1950s155Overall Rank:8,295
Average Rating:  74/100 (15 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:99
Rank in 1950s167Overall Rank:9,019
Average Rating:  72/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Les And MaryUnited States Les Paul And Mary Ford
Year of Release:1955Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:88
Rank in 1950s189Overall Rank:10,189
Average Rating:  71/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Bill Haley And His Comets 2 4%
Helen Merrill 2 4%
Charles Mingus 2 4%
Doris Day 2 4%
Fats Domino 1 2%
Jo Stafford 1 2%
Barney Kessel 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 48 92%
Canada 2 4%
France 1 2%
Mixed Nationality 1 2%

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