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See also: Sonny Rollins Quartet.

The best album by Sonny Rollins is Saxophone Colossus which is ranked number 785 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,617.

Sonny Rollins is ranked number 503 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 3,549.

Members who like this artist also like: John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck and Miles Davis.

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Sonny Rollins best albums

The following albums by Sonny Rollins are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Saxophone ColossusUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1956Appears in:178 charts
Rank in 1956:2Rank Score:2,617
Rank in 1950s11Overall Rank:785
Average Rating:  80/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Way Out WestUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1957:24Rank Score:204
Rank in 1950s132Overall Rank:6,215
Average Rating:  75/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz QuartetUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1953Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1953:4Rank Score:178
Rank in 1950s144Overall Rank:6,901
Average Rating:  72/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

The BridgeUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1962Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1962:16Rank Score:145
Rank in 1960s544Overall Rank:8,074
Average Rating:  77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

A Night At The Village VanguardUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1957:51Rank Score:87
Rank in 1950s251Overall Rank:12,591
Average Rating:  71/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Tenor MadnessUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1956Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1956:37Rank Score:85
Rank in 1950s257Overall Rank:12,902
Average Rating:  75/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Freedom SuiteUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1958Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1958:62Rank Score:64
Rank in 1950s317Overall Rank:15,873
Average Rating:  71/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Newk's TimeUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1958Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1958:77Rank Score:43
Rank in 1950s388Overall Rank:19,505
Average Rating:  76/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Sonny Rollins and The Contemporary LeadersUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1958Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1958:106Rank Score:22
Rank in 1950s539Overall Rank:24,675
Average Rating:  72/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Volume OneUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1957:95Rank Score:22
Rank in 1950s549Overall Rank:24,898
Average Rating:  78/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 503

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76/100 (from 9 votes)
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