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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 27,000 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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1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,110
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:432
Average Rating:  80/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:538
Rank in 1950s54Overall Rank:2,962
Average Rating:  72/100 (53 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:408
Rank in 1950s75Overall Rank:3,653
Average Rating:  78/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:330
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:4,340
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:258
Rank in 1950s109Overall Rank:5,227
Average Rating:  74/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:247
Rank in 1950s113Overall Rank:5,389
Average Rating:  77/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:237
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,589
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:41 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:190
Rank in 1950s136Overall Rank:6,595
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:162
Rank in 1950s160Overall Rank:7,499
Average Rating:  74/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:133
Rank in 1950s190Overall Rank:8,688
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Bill Haley And His Comets 3 3%
Various Artists 3 3%
Frank Sinatra 2 2%
Miles Davis 2 2%
Stan Getz 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Donald Byrd 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 79 81%
Mixed Nationality 6 6%
Canada 3 3%
France 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
India 1 1%
Trinidad and Tobago 1 1%
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