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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 Miles Davis, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Louis Prima, Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:3,068
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:622
Average Rating:  78/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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2.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,411
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:777
Average Rating:  81/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:1,885
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:962
Average Rating:  82/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,640
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,090
Average Rating:  79/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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5.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,162
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,446
Average Rating:  75/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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6.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:941
Rank in 1950s28Overall Rank:1,731
Average Rating:  80/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:925
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,754
Average Rating:  77/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:636
Rank in 1950s40Overall Rank:2,381
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:633
Rank in 1950s42Overall Rank:2,393
Average Rating:  76/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:452
Rank in 1950s55Overall Rank:3,109
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 136 81%
Mixed Nationality 9 5%
United Kingdom 6 4%
Canada 3 2%
China 2 1%
Brazil 2 1%
Cuba 2 1%
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