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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:3,224
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  83/100 (214 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,506
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:638
Average Rating:  78/100 (190 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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3.

Birth Of The CoolUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,018
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:772
Average Rating:  81/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,541
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:988
Average Rating:  81/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,399
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,061
Average Rating:  79/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,097
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,295
Average Rating:  75/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:728
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,832
Average Rating:  76/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:596
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:2,151
Average Rating:  80/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:563
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,243
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:503
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,458
Average Rating:  72/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 4%
Frank Sinatra 4 4%
Art Blakey 3 3%
John Coltrane 3 3%
Louis Prima 2 2%
Coleman Hawkins 2 2%
Mose Allison 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 101 90%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
Japan 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
China 1 1%
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