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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 28,000 greatest album charts.

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1955 year summaryThe best artists of 1955 were Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Bill Haley And His Comets, Hank Williams, Julie London, Clifford Brown, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Fats Domino and Ella Fitzgerald.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,101
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:441
Average Rating:  80/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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2.

Sarah VaughanUnited States Sarah Vaughan
Year of Release:1955Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:975
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:1,884
Average Rating:  78/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:527
Rank in 1950s56Overall Rank:3,062
Average Rating:  71/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:404
Rank in 1950s79Overall Rank:3,735
Average Rating:  77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:324
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,464
Average Rating:  75/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:258
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,328
Average Rating:  73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown
Year of Release:1955Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:251
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,427
Average Rating:  76/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Satch Plays FatsUnited States Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1955Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:237
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,697
Average Rating:  75/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:202
Rank in 1950s132Overall Rank:6,417
Average Rating:  77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:161
Rank in 1950s160Overall Rank:7,624
Average Rating:  73/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Bill Haley And His Comets 3 3%
Various Artists 3 3%
Frank Sinatra 2 2%
Miles Davis 2 2%
Stan Getz 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Helen Merrill 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 80 81%
Mixed Nationality 6 6%
Canada 3 3%
France 2 2%
Trinidad and Tobago 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
India 1 1%
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