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Best Albums of 1955

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1955 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 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:347 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:6,179
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:436
Average Rating:  80/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:656
Rank in 1950s54Overall Rank:2,961
Average Rating:  73/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:447
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,006
Average Rating:  75/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:438
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:4,071
Average Rating:  78/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Rock And Rollin' With Fats DominoUnited States Fats Domino
Year of Release:1955Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:397
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:4,399
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Shake, Rattle And Roll
Compilation
United States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1955:6Rank Score:355
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:4,850
Average Rating:  73/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown And Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:280
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:5,834
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:53 charts
Rank in 1955:8Rank Score:272
Rank in 1950s127Overall Rank:5,969
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Concert By The SeaUnited States Erroll Garner
Year of Release:1955Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:250
Rank in 1950s137Overall Rank:6,384
Average Rating:  77/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Lullabies Of BirdlandUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1955Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1955:10Rank Score:153
Rank in 1950s196Overall Rank:9,246
Average Rating:  73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 2%
Stan Getz 3 2%
Chris Barber's Jazz Band 3 2%
Bill Haley And His Comets 3 2%
Miles Davis 2 1%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 1%
The Original Broadway Cast 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 117 66%
United Kingdom 16 9%
Mixed Nationality 15 8%
Brazil 10 6%
France 3 2%
Italy 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
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