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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 36,000 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, Fats Domino, Clifford Brown And Max Roach, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,961
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:445
Average Rating:  80/100 (458 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:634
Rank in 1950s54Overall Rank:2,984
Average Rating:  71/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:425
Rank in 1950s86Overall Rank:4,127
Average Rating:  75/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:371
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:4,592
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Shake, Rattle And Roll
Compilation
United States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:355
Rank in 1950s100Overall Rank:4,790
Average Rating:  72/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:342
Rank in 1950s105Overall Rank:4,919
Average Rating:  72/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown And Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:277
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,788
Average Rating:  77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:274
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:5,843
Average Rating:  74/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:248
Rank in 1950s135Overall Rank:6,332
Average Rating:  76/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:140
Rank in 1950s203Overall Rank:9,735
Average Rating:  73/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 2%
Chris Barber's Jazz Band 3 2%
Bill Haley And His Comets 3 2%
Stan Getz 3 2%
Donald Byrd 2 1%
Dexter Gordon 2 1%
Clifford Brown And Max Roach 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 109 68%
United Kingdom 16 10%
Mixed Nationality 13 8%
Brazil 5 3%
Germany 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
Italy 3 2%
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