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Top-rated albums of 1955

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1955 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

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1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:6,331
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:430
Average Rating:  80/100 (502 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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2.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:297
Rank in 1950s122Overall Rank:5,638
Average Rating:  79/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:275
Rank in 1950s127Overall Rank:5,973
Average Rating:  77/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:442
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:4,106
Average Rating:  77/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Sarah Vaughan In Hi-Fi
Compilation
United States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1955Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:187
Rank in 1950s176Overall Rank:8,085
Average Rating:  76/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Diz And GetzUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1955Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1955:17Rank Score:106
Rank in 1950s277Overall Rank:12,585
Average Rating:  76/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:466
Rank in 1950s85Overall Rank:3,940
Average Rating:  76/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Chico Hamilton Quintet Featuring Buddy ColletteUnited States Chico Hamilton Quintet
Year of Release:1955Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1955:37Rank Score:39
Rank in 1950s534Overall Rank:24,812
Average Rating:  75/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Lennie TristanoUnited States Lennie Tristano
Year of Release:1955Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1955:13Rank Score:135
Rank in 1950s224Overall Rank:10,366
Average Rating:  75/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Thelonious Monk Plays Duke EllingtonUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1955Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1955:28Rank Score:70
Rank in 1950s386Overall Rank:18,219
Average Rating:  75/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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