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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, Clifford Brown And Max Roach, Fats Domino, 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:325 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,912
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:443
Average Rating:  80/100 (449 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:629
Rank in 1950s55Overall Rank:2,961
Average Rating:  72/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:456
Rank in 1950s83Overall Rank:3,818
Average Rating:  77/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:415
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,118
Average Rating:  75/100 (57 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 1950s99Overall Rank:4,740
Average Rating:  73/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:301
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,358
Average Rating:  73/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown And Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:296
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,420
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:51 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:271
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,800
Average Rating:  75/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:247
Rank in 1950s135Overall Rank:6,276
Average Rating:  78/100 (41 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 1950s205Overall Rank:9,626
Average Rating:  73/100 (36 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%
Stan Getz 3 2%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
Dizzy Gillespie 2 2%
Hank Williams 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 100 76%
Mixed Nationality 9 7%
Canada 3 2%
Italy 3 2%
France 3 2%
United Kingdom 3 2%
Germany 3 2%
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