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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 24,000 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, Les Paul And Mary Ford, Clifford Brown and Miles Davis.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:4,597
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:439
Average Rating:  80/100 (326 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:452
Rank in 1950s57Overall Rank:3,158
Average Rating:  71/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:370
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:3,716
Average Rating:  77/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:258
Rank in 1950s100Overall Rank:4,905
Average Rating:  75/100 (37 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:231
Rank in 1950s113Overall Rank:5,345
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:42 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:210
Rank in 1950s122Overall Rank:5,783
Average Rating:  76/100 (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 1950s142Overall Rank:6,877
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:23 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:151
Rank in 1950s149Overall Rank:7,418
Average Rating:  75/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Les And MaryUnited States Les Paul And Mary Ford
Year of Release:1955Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:117
Rank in 1950s184Overall Rank:9,044
Average Rating:  72/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Blue MoodsUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1955Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:105
Rank in 1950s199Overall Rank:9,864
Average Rating:  70/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 72 82%
Mixed Nationality 5 6%
Canada 3 3%
United Kingdom 2 2%
France 2 2%
Trinidad and Tobago 1 1%
India 1 1%
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