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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 30,000 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, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Fats Domino, Ella Fitzgerald and Miles Davis.
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RankAlbumArtist
11.

Afro-CubanUnited States Kenny Dorham
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:11Rank Score:108
Rank in 1950s224Overall Rank:10,921
Average Rating:  76/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.

Les And MaryUnited States Les Paul & Mary Ford
Year of Release:1955Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1955:12Rank Score:103
Rank in 1950s232Overall Rank:11,360
Average Rating:  70/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.

Diz And GetzUnited States Dizzy Gillespie
Year of Release:1955Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1955:13Rank Score:102
Rank in 1950s234Overall Rank:11,531
Average Rating:  74/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.

Horace Silver And The Jazz MessengersUnited States Horace Silver And The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1955Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1955:14Rank Score:92
Rank in 1950s257Overall Rank:12,802
Average Rating:  75/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.

Blue MoodsUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1955Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1955:15Rank Score:91
Rank in 1950s259Overall Rank:12,908
Average Rating:  71/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.

Chet Atkins In Three DimensionsUnited States Chet Atkins
Year of Release:1955Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1955:16Rank Score:91
Rank in 1950s260Overall Rank:12,964
Average Rating:  69/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.

Lennie TristanoUnited States Lennie Tristano
Year of Release:1955Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1955:17Rank Score:85
Rank in 1950s267Overall Rank:13,766
Average Rating:  74/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.

Webb PierceUnited States Webb Pierce
Year of Release:1955Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1955:18Rank Score:80
Rank in 1950s284Overall Rank:14,609
Average Rating:  74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.

Krupa And RichUnited States Gene Krupa & Buddy Rich
Year of Release:1955Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1955:19Rank Score:72
Rank in 1950s304Overall Rank:15,823
Average Rating:  73/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

Memorial Album
Compilation
United States Johnny Ace
Year of Release:1955Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1955:20Rank Score:70
Rank in 1950s307Overall Rank:16,194
Average Rating:  73/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1955 composition

Artist Albums %


Bill Haley And His Comets 3 3%
Various Artists 3 3%
Clifford Brown 2 2%
Doris Day 2 2%
Frank Sinatra 2 2%
Miles Davis 2 2%
Stan Getz 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 81 80%
Mixed Nationality 7 7%
Canada 3 3%
France 2 2%
Trinidad and Tobago 2 2%
United Kingdom 2 2%
Venezuela 1 1%
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