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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 29,000 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, Clifford Brown, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Fats Domino, Ella Fitzgerald and Les Paul & Mary Ford.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,181
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:446
Average Rating:  80/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:587
Rank in 1950s47Overall Rank:2,842
Average Rating:  72/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:403
Rank in 1950s80Overall Rank:3,802
Average Rating:  77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:328
Rank in 1950s93Overall Rank:4,510
Average Rating:  75/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:268
Rank in 1950s109Overall Rank:5,271
Average Rating:  77/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:257
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,440
Average Rating:  73/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:236
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,823
Average Rating:  75/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:212
Rank in 1950s131Overall Rank:6,335
Average Rating:  77/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:161
Rank in 1950s165Overall Rank:7,775
Average Rating:  73/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:133
Rank in 1950s195Overall Rank:8,988
Average Rating:  73/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 3 3%
Bill Haley And His Comets 3 3%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Helen Merrill 2 2%
Donald Byrd 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Clifford Brown 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 81 81%
Mixed Nationality 6 6%
Canada 3 3%
United Kingdom 2 2%
France 2 2%
Trinidad and Tobago 2 2%
Brazil 1 1%
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