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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 37,000 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:341 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:6,081
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:446
Average Rating:  80/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:644
Rank in 1950s55Overall Rank:2,982
Average Rating:  73/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:445
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,015
Average Rating:  76/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:435
Rank in 1950s89Overall Rank:4,099
Average Rating:  78/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:397
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:4,385
Average Rating:  75/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Shake, Rattle And Roll
Compilation
United States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:355
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:4,831
Average Rating:  73/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown And Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:280
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,811
Average Rating:  78/100 (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:272
Rank in 1950s126Overall Rank:5,937
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:250
Rank in 1950s137Overall Rank:6,356
Average Rating:  78/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:153
Rank in 1950s196Overall Rank:9,232
Average Rating:  73/100 (38 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%
Helen Merrill 2 1%
Victor Feldman 2 1%
Clifford Brown And Max Roach 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 116 66%
United Kingdom 16 9%
Mixed Nationality 15 9%
Brazil 10 6%
Italy 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
France 3 2%
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