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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 33,000 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, Louis Armstrong, Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Erroll Garner, Fats Domino, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,565
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:451
Average Rating:  80/100 (427 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:643
Rank in 1950s50Overall Rank:2,861
Average Rating:  71/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:435
Rank in 1950s84Overall Rank:3,872
Average Rating:  77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:333
Rank in 1950s99Overall Rank:4,802
Average Rating:  75/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:292
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,322
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:268
Rank in 1950s119Overall Rank:5,691
Average Rating:  75/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:265
Rank in 1950s120Overall Rank:5,744
Average Rating:  77/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:247
Rank in 1950s128Overall Rank:6,090
Average Rating:  77/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:223
Rank in 1950s135Overall Rank:6,593
Average Rating:  72/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:134
Rank in 1950s204Overall Rank:9,680
Average Rating:  73/100 (34 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%
Doris Day 2 2%
Frank Sinatra 2 2%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
Hank Williams 2 2%
Miles Davis 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 85 76%
Mixed Nationality 11 10%
Canada 3 3%
Italy 2 2%
France 2 2%
Trinidad and Tobago 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
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