Best Albums of 1955

Listed below are the best albums of 1955 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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 & Max Roach, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan, Erroll Garner, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis.
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1955
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219
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Total albums: 208. Page 1 of 21

Best Albums of 1955 composition

Country Albums %


United States 141 68%
Mixed Nationality 16 8%
United Kingdom 15 7%
Brazil 11 5%
Canada 4 2%
Italy 3 1%
France 3 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 196 94%
Yes 12 6%
Live? Albums %
No 207 100%
Yes 1 0%
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