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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 23,000 greatest album charts.

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

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,388
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:449
Average Rating:  83/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:203 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,186
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:603
Average Rating:  78/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:180 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,479
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:764
Average Rating:  81/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:163 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,893
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:981
Average Rating:  82/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,676
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,076
Average Rating:  79/100 (140 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:106 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,218
Rank in 1950s23Overall Rank:1,407
Average Rating:  75/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:952
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,725
Average Rating:  80/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:941
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,746
Average Rating:  78/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:643
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,383
Average Rating:  76/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:635
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,402
Average Rating:  74/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Various Artists 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Lee Morgan 4 2%
Miles Davis 4 2%
Billie Holiday 3 2%
John Coltrane 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 138 81%
Mixed Nationality 9 5%
United Kingdom 6 4%
Canada 3 2%
Cuba 2 1%
France 2 1%
China 2 1%
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