1956 Album Releases

1956
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Mar 23
Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
100
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(331)
Jul
Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
Charles Mingus
Pithecanthropus Erectus
100
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(147)
Mar 1
Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
Frank Sinatra
Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
98
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(116)
Oct 1
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella and Louis
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Ella and Louis
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(94)
Oct 19
Elvis Presley - Elvis
Elvis Presley
Elvis
100
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(67)
Nov 1
Louis Prima - The Wildest!
Louis Prima
The Wildest!
100
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(66)
1956
Glenn Gould - Bach: The Goldberg Variations
Glenn Gould
Bach: The Goldberg Variations
95
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(62)
Jul 7
Duke Ellington - Ellington at Newport
Duke Ellington
Ellington at Newport
100
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(53)
1956
The Louvin Brothers - Tragic Songs of Life
The Louvin Brothers
Tragic Songs of Life
100
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(52)
Jan 1
Billie Holiday - Lady Sings the Blues
Billie Holiday
Lady Sings the Blues
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(49)
Dec 1
Fats Domino - This Is Fats
Fats Domino
This Is Fats
90
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(46)
Jan 1
Harry Belafonte - Calypso
Harry Belafonte
Calypso
100
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(33)
Dec
Miles Davis - Collectors' Items
Miles Davis
Collectors' Items
90
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(32)
Jan
Miles Davis - Dig
Miles Davis
Dig
70
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(31)
Jan 1
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book
Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(29)
Apr 1
Miles Davis - Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet
Miles Davis
Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet
70
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(29)
1956
Moondog - Moondog
Moondog
Moondog
85
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(26)
Aug
Miles Davis & Milt Jackson - Quintet/Sextet
Miles Davis & Milt Jackson
Quintet/Sextet
60
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(26)
Jan 1
Miles Davis - Blue Haze
Miles Davis
Blue Haze
60
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(25)
Jan 1
Ravi Shankar - Music Of India (Three Classical Ragas)
Ravi Shankar
Music Of India (Three Classical Ragas)
100
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(21)
Jun
The Quintet - Jazz at Massey Hall
The Quintet
Jazz at Massey Hall
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(21)
1956
Odetta - Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues
Odetta
Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(19)
1956
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - The Jazz Messengers
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
The Jazz Messengers
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(19)
Jul
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Gospel Train
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Gospel Train
70
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(19)
1956
B.B. King - Singin' The Blues
B.B. King
Singin' The Blues
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(16)
1956
Moondog - More Moondog
Moondog
More Moondog
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(16)
Jan 1
Miles Davis - Miles Davis and Horns
Miles Davis
Miles Davis and Horns
60
critic score
(1)
59
user score
(16)
1956
Ella Fitzgerald - Lullabies of Birdland
Ella Fitzgerald
Lullabies of Birdland
90
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(13)
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Jan 1
Sonny Rollins - Tenor Madness
Sonny Rollins
Tenor Madness
90
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(11)
Apr
Charles Mingus - Jazz Composers Workshop
Charles Mingus
Jazz Composers Workshop
50
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(11)
Jan 1
Sonny Rollins - Plus 4
Sonny Rollins
Plus 4
100
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(10)
Jan 27
Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
Elvis Presley
Heartbreak Hotel
86
user score
(10)
Sep 14
Cecil Taylor - Jazz Advance
Cecil Taylor
Jazz Advance
90
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(10)
1956
Billie Holiday - Solitude
Billie Holiday
Solitude
60
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(9)
1956
Thelonious Monk - The Unique Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk
The Unique Thelonious Monk
90
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(9)
1956
The Modern Jazz Quartet - Fontessa
The Modern Jazz Quartet
Fontessa
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(9)
1956
Miles Davis - Miles Davis Vol.2
Miles Davis
Miles Davis Vol.2
66
user score
(9)
Jan 1
Clifford Brown & Max Roach - At Basin Street
Clifford Brown & Max Roach
At Basin Street
90
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(7)
Sep 28
Elvis Presley - Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley
Love Me Tender
88
user score
(7)
1956
Julie London - Calendar Girl
Julie London
Calendar Girl
80
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(6)
1956
Charles Mingus - Mingus at the Bohemia
Charles Mingus
Mingus at the Bohemia
90
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(6)
Jan 1
Sonny Rollins - Work Time
Sonny Rollins
Work Time
70
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(6)
Sep
Johnny Smith Quintet featuring Stan Getz - Moonlight in Vermont
Johnny Smith Quintet featuring Stan Getz
Moonlight in Vermont
100
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(6)
1956
Julie London - Lonely Girl
Julie London
Lonely Girl
80
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(5)
1956
The Platters - The Platters
The Platters
The Platters
68
user score
(5)
Jan 2
Lennie Tristano - Lennie Tristano
Lennie Tristano
Lennie Tristano
75
user score
(5)
Feb 1
Elmer Bernstein - The Man With the Golden Arm
Elmer Bernstein
The Man With the Golden Arm
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(5)
1956
Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich - Krupa and Rich
Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich
Krupa and Rich
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(4)
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