Best Albums of 1956

Listed below are the best albums of 1956 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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1956 year summaryThe best artists of 1956 were Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Charles Mingus, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Fats Domino and Glenn Gould.
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Total albums: 302. Page 29 of 31

Best Albums of 1956 composition

Country Albums %


United States 213 71%
United Kingdom 22 7%
Mixed Nationality 16 5%
Brazil 16 5%
France 9 3%
Germany 4 1%
Canada 4 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 292 97%
Yes 10 3%
Live? Albums %
No 291 96%
Yes 11 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 297 98%
Yes 5 2%
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