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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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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:3,277
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  80/100 (247 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 1950s56Overall Rank:3,387
Average Rating:  70/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:276
Rank in 1950s69Overall Rank:4,098
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:268
Rank in 1950s71Overall Rank:4,199
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:211
Rank in 1950s98Overall Rank:5,021
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:32 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:194
Rank in 1950s106Overall Rank:5,380
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:5,481
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:114
Rank in 1950s155Overall Rank:8,091
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:14 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:104
Rank in 1950s164Overall Rank:8,711
Average Rating:  72/100 (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 1950s171Overall Rank:9,131
Average Rating:  74/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Charles Mingus 2 4%
Doris Day 2 4%
Clifford Brown 2 4%
Bill Haley And His Comets 2 4%
Helen Merrill 2 4%
Nat King Cole 1 2%
Jack Teagarden 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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