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See also: Sonny Rollins Quartet.

The best album by Sonny Rollins is Saxophone Colossus which is ranked number 798 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,484.

Sonny Rollins is ranked number 514 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 3,375.

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:163 charts
Rank in 1956:3Rank Score:2,484
Rank in 1950s12Overall Rank:798
Average Rating:  80/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Way Out WestUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1957:25Rank Score:198
Rank in 1950s132Overall Rank:6,205
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz QuartetUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1953Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1953:5Rank Score:152
Rank in 1950s159Overall Rank:7,592
Average Rating:  71/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

The BridgeUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1962Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1962:17Rank Score:142
Rank in 1960s536Overall Rank:7,999
Average Rating:  77/100 (31 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 1957:48Rank Score:87
Rank in 1950s241Overall Rank:12,169
Average Rating:  71/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Tenor MadnessUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1956Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1956:38Rank Score:76
Rank in 1950s270Overall Rank:13,690
Average Rating:  75/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Freedom SuiteUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1958Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1958:59Rank Score:65
Rank in 1950s303Overall Rank:15,308
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 1958:74Rank Score:44
Rank in 1950s370Overall Rank:18,804
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 1958:103Rank Score:22
Rank in 1950s519Overall Rank:23,898
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 1957:92Rank Score:22
Rank in 1950s528Overall Rank:24,111
Average Rating:  78/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 514

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75/100 (from 7 votes)
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