Best Albums of 1955

Listed below are the best albums of 1955 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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 & Max Roach, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan, Erroll Garner, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis.
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1955
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Total albums: 208. Page 1 of 21

Best Albums of 1955 composition

Country Albums %


United States 141 68%
Mixed Nationality 16 8%
United Kingdom 15 7%
Brazil 11 5%
Canada 4 2%
Italy 3 1%
France 3 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 196 94%
Yes 12 6%
Live? Albums %
No 207 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Albums of 1966
1. Revolver by The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
3. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
4. Aftermath by The Rolling Stones
5. Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel
6. Freak Out! by The Mothers Of Invention
7. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme by Simon & Garfunkel
8. The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators by 13th Floor Elevators
9. Face To Face by The Kinks
10. Black Monk Time by Monks
11. Ascension by John Coltrane
12. Fresh Cream by Cream
13. Wild Is The Wind by Nina Simone
14. If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears by The Mamas And The Papas
15. Fifth Dimension by The Byrds
16. Da Capo by Love
17. Blues Breakers by John Mayall & Eric Clapton
18. Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo [The Good, The Bad & The Ugly] by Ennio Morricone
19. Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
20. Sunshine Superman by Donovan
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