Best Albums of 1955

Listed below are the best albums of 1955 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1955 year summaryThe best artists of 1955 were Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Bill Haley And His Comets, Julie London, Hank Williams, Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Dinah Washington, Erroll Garner, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.
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Year of Release:
1955
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4,674
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1955
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956
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1955
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780
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1955
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619
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1955
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482
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1955
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362
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1955
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320
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1955
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306
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1955
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280
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1955
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237
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Total albums: 257. Page 1 of 26

Best Albums of 1955 composition

Country Albums %


United States 169 66%
United Kingdom 18 7%
Mixed Nationality 16 6%
Brazil 12 5%
France 6 2%
Canada 5 2%
Italy 5 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 241 94%
Yes 16 6%
Live? Albums %
No 251 98%
Yes 6 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 255 99%
Yes 2 1%
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