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, Hank Williams, Julie London, Clifford Brown & Max Roach, Dinah Washington, Erroll Garner, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.
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1955
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4,887
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686
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459
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448
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322
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314
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311
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279
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Total albums: 227. Page 1 of 23

Best Albums of 1955 composition

Country Albums %


United States 152 67%
United Kingdom 16 7%
Mixed Nationality 15 7%
Brazil 12 5%
Italy 4 2%
France 4 2%
Canada 4 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 214 94%
Yes 13 6%
Live? Albums %
No 221 97%
Yes 6 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 226 100%
Yes 1 0%
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