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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 17,000 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, Julie London, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Clifford Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Fats Domino.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:3,017
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:525
Average Rating:  80/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 13 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:294
Rank in 1950s66Overall Rank:3,769
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:22 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:274
Rank in 1950s68Overall Rank:3,985
Average Rating:  70/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Clifford Brown and Max RoachUnited States Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:256
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:4,195
Average Rating:  76/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:190
Rank in 1950s100Overall Rank:5,293
Average Rating:  77/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:184
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:5,421
Average Rating:  72/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:178
Rank in 1950s114Overall Rank:5,579
Average Rating:  75/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:110
Rank in 1950s158Overall Rank:7,981
Average Rating:  73/100 (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 1950s169Overall Rank:8,780
Average Rating:  71/100 (17 votes)
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:94
Rank in 1950s176Overall Rank:9,361
Average Rating:  74/100 (15 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%
Doris Day 2 4%
Charles Mingus 2 4%
Thelonious Monk 1 2%
Louis Armstrong 1 2%
Peggy Seeger 1 2%
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Country Albums %


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

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