The Music of 1955

Of the 30 or so albums featured on this list, trumpeter Clifford Brown seems to have contributed to about half of them. The mark he made on music history just before his untimely death cannot be overstated. Along with Max Roach, Brown was one half of the most dynamic duo of the decade.


Jazz

Swing/Pop

Rock and Roll

  • Rock Around the Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets) B

Country

Classical

  • Classical Check-Up
    • Pierre Boulez
    • George Enescu
    • Alan Hovhaness
    • Dmitri Shostakovich
    • Ernst Toch
    • Iannis Xenakis

Foreign


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