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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 15,000 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, Ray Charles, Louis Prima and Nat King Cole.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:2,864
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:517
Average Rating: 83/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,411
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:608
Average Rating: 78/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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3.

Birth Of The CoolUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:1,948
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:723
Average Rating: 82/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,437
Rank in 1950s12Overall Rank:965
Average Rating: 82/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,261
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:1,079
Average Rating: 80/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,049
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,257
Average Rating: 76/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:582
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:2,048
Average Rating: 77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:496
Rank in 1950s37Overall Rank:2,317
Average Rating: 80/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:487
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,358
Average Rating: 73/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:461
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,458
Average Rating: 74/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 5%
Frank Sinatra 4 4%
John Coltrane 3 3%
Thelonious Monk 2 2%
Elvis Presley 2 2%
Sonny Rollins 2 2%
Ray Charles 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 93 89%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
Mexico 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
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