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Best Albums of 1957

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1957 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 25,000 greatest album charts.

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1957 year summaryThe best artists of 1957 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, Buddy Holly, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles and Louis Prima.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,357
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:475
Average Rating:  83/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,194
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:630
Average Rating:  78/100 (259 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,639
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:754
Average Rating:  81/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,185
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:889
Average Rating:  82/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,788
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,067
Average Rating:  79/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,308
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,390
Average Rating:  74/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,064
Rank in 1950s28Overall Rank:1,642
Average Rating:  80/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:1,011
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,717
Average Rating:  78/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:647
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,460
Average Rating:  73/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:638
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,492
Average Rating:  76/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 4%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Miles Davis 4 2%
Lee Morgan 4 2%
Elvis Presley 3 2%
Coleman Hawkins 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 148 80%
Mixed Nationality 12 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 4 2%
Brazil 2 1%
Cuba 2 1%
France 2 1%
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