Best Albums of 1956

Listed below are the best albums of 1956 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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 & His Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Gould and The Quintet.
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Total albums: 276. Page 4 of 28

Best Albums of 1956 composition

Country Albums %


United States 194 71%
United Kingdom 19 7%
Mixed Nationality 17 6%
Brazil 15 5%
France 8 3%
Germany 4 1%
Canada 4 1%
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