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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 19,000 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, Louis Armstrong, Julie London, Erroll Garner, Clifford Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Fats Domino.
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1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:3,277
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:518
Average Rating:  80/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 15 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:3,421
Average Rating:  70/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:291
Rank in 1950s67Overall Rank:3,970
Average Rating:  78/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Clifford Brown and Max RoachUnited States Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:269
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:4,230
Average Rating:  77/100 (25 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:203
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:5,235
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:191
Rank in 1950s109Overall Rank:5,494
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:190
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,515
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:17 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:117
Rank in 1950s153Overall Rank:8,025
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 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 1950s163Overall Rank:8,616
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 1950s175Overall Rank:9,262
Average Rating:  74/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Clifford Brown 2 4%
Bill Haley And His Comets 2 4%
Helen Merrill 2 4%
Charles Mingus 2 4%
Doris Day 2 4%
Wade Hemsworth 1 2%
Billie Holiday 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 49 92%
Canada 2 4%
France 1 2%
Mixed Nationality 1 2%

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