1955 in music

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See also: 1954 in music, other events of 1955, 1956 in music, 1950s in music and the list of 'years in music'

Events

Albums released

No. 1 hit singles

These singles reached the top of Billboard magazine's charts in 1955.

First week Number of weeks Title Artist
January 22, 1955 2 "Let Me Go, Lover" Joan Weber
February 5, 1955 1 "Hearts of Stone" Fontane Sisters
February 12, 1955 6 "Sincerely" McGuire Sisters
March 26, 1955 5 "The Ballad Of Davy Crockett" Bill Hayes
April 30, 1955 8 "Unchained Melody" Les Baxter
July 9, 1955 10 "Rock Around The Clock" Bill Haley & his Comets
September 3, 1955 5 "Yellow Rose Of Texas" Mitch Miller
October 8, 1955 1 "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing" The Four Aces
October 15, 1955 1 "Yellow Rose Of Texas" Mitch Miller
October 22, 1955 1 "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing" The Four Aces
October 29, 1955 1 "Autumn Leaves" Roger Williams
November 5, 1955 4 "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing" The Four Aces
November 26, 1955 7 "Sixteen Tons" Tennessee Ernie Ford

Top hits on record

Top R&B and Country Hits on record

Published popular music

Classical music

Opera

Musical theater

Musical films

Musical television

Births

Deaths

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