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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 36,000 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:330 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,952
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:450
Average Rating:  80/100 (465 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:654
Rank in 1950s53Overall Rank:2,940
Average Rating:  72/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Julie Is Her NameUnited States Julie London
Year of Release:1955Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1955:3Rank Score:439
Rank in 1950s87Overall Rank:4,039
Average Rating:  75/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Ramblin' ManUnited States Hank Williams
Year of Release:1955Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1955:4Rank Score:435
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,081
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:41 charts
Rank in 1955:5Rank Score:377
Rank in 1950s98Overall Rank:4,564
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 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:4,824
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:33 charts
Rank in 1955:7Rank Score:275
Rank in 1950s125Overall Rank:5,863
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:5,920
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:61 charts
Rank in 1955:9Rank Score:248
Rank in 1950s136Overall Rank:6,381
Average Rating:  78/100 (42 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 1950s199Overall Rank:9,206
Average Rating:  73/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 3%
Stan Getz 3 2%
Chris Barber's Jazz Band 3 2%
Bill Haley And His Comets 3 2%
Hank Williams 2 1%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 1%
Miles Davis 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 117 66%
United Kingdom 16 9%
Mixed Nationality 16 9%
Brazil 8 5%
France 3 2%
Italy 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
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