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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 35,000 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:316 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,810
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:446
Average Rating:  80/100 (443 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:618
Rank in 1950s54Overall Rank:2,984
Average Rating:  71/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:459
Rank in 1950s79Overall Rank:3,807
Average Rating:  77/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:395
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:4,266
Average Rating:  75/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:352
Rank in 1950s98Overall Rank:4,711
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:301
Rank in 1950s109Overall Rank:5,342
Average Rating:  72/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:273
Rank in 1950s119Overall Rank:5,736
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown And Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:272
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,764
Average Rating:  78/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:247
Rank in 1950s133Overall Rank:6,245
Average Rating:  77/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:139
Rank in 1950s201Overall Rank:9,573
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 2%
Various Artists 3 2%
Frank Sinatra 2 2%
Doris Day 2 2%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
Hank Williams 2 2%
Dizzy Gillespie 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 94 75%
Mixed Nationality 11 9%
United Kingdom 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
Italy 2 2%
France 2 2%
Trinidad and Tobago 2 2%
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