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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:329 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,956
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:443
Average Rating:  80/100 (454 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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2.

Rock Around The ClockUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1955:2Rank Score:633
Rank in 1950s55Overall Rank:2,960
Average Rating:  72/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:418
Rank in 1950s87Overall Rank:4,129
Average Rating:  75/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:386
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,388
Average Rating:  77/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

Shake, Rattle And RollUnited States Bill Haley And His Comets
Year of Release:1955Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:355
Rank in 1950s99Overall Rank:4,729
Average Rating:  73/100 (30 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:292
Rank in 1950s114Overall Rank:5,506
Average Rating:  73/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Study In BrownUnited States Clifford Brown And Max Roach
Year of Release:1955Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:277
Rank in 1950s121Overall Rank:5,731
Average Rating:  78/100 (31 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 1950s124Overall Rank:5,821
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 1950s134Overall Rank:6,303
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 1950s204Overall Rank:9,698
Average Rating:  73/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 3%
Stan Getz 3 2%
Chris Barber's Jazz Band 3 2%
Bill Haley And His Comets 3 2%
Dizzy Gillespie 2 1%
Hank Williams 2 1%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 104 70%
United Kingdom 16 11%
Mixed Nationality 10 7%
Germany 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
Italy 3 2%
France 2 1%
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