Best Albums of 1955

Listed below are the best albums of 1955 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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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1955
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4,898
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758
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580
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458
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331
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328
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312
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289
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242
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Total albums: 243. Page 1 of 25

Best Albums of 1955 composition

Country Albums %


United States 162 67%
United Kingdom 17 7%
Mixed Nationality 15 6%
Brazil 12 5%
Italy 5 2%
Canada 4 2%
France 4 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 229 94%
Yes 14 6%
Live? Albums %
No 237 98%
Yes 6 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 241 99%
Yes 2 1%
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