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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 23,000 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 Ella Fitzgerald.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:4,587
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:428
Average Rating:  80/100 (313 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:436
Rank in 1950s58Overall Rank:3,217
Average Rating:  71/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:366
Rank in 1950s69Overall Rank:3,695
Average Rating:  77/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:254
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:4,871
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 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:241
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:5,066
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:40 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:202
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,845
Average Rating:  75/100 (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 1950s137Overall Rank:6,756
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:150
Rank in 1950s149Overall Rank:7,363
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 1950s177Overall Rank:8,889
Average Rating:  72/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:98
Rank in 1950s199Overall Rank:10,361
Average Rating:  75/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Bill Haley And His Comets 3 4%
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 70 84%
Mixed Nationality 4 5%
Canada 3 4%
France 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Austria 1 1%
India 1 1%

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