Best Albums of 1955

Listed below are the best albums of 1955 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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Total albums: 241. Page 2 of 25

Best Albums of 1955 composition

Country Albums %


United States 163 68%
United Kingdom 17 7%
Mixed Nationality 15 6%
Brazil 12 5%
Canada 4 2%
Italy 4 2%
Germany 3 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 227 94%
Yes 14 6%
Live? Albums %
No 235 98%
Yes 6 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 239 99%
Yes 2 1%
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6. Lou Reed
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8. Jethro Tull
9. Genesis
10. Can
11. Big Star
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Curtis Mayfield
14. Novos Baianos
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16. Steely Dan
17. The Allman Brothers Band
18. Wishbone Ash
19. Roxy Music
20. Black Sabbath
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