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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 19,000 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:186 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:3,210
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:525
Average Rating:  83/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,539
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:650
Average Rating:  78/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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3.

Birth Of The CoolUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,072
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:775
Average Rating:  81/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,545
Rank in 1950s15Overall Rank:1,015
Average Rating:  81/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,363
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,133
Average Rating:  79/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,149
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,299
Average Rating:  75/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:858
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,651
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:650
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:2,071
Average Rating:  79/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:574
Rank in 1950s37Overall Rank:2,285
Average Rating:  75/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:489
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,585
Average Rating:  71/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 4%
Frank Sinatra 4 3%
John Coltrane 3 3%
Art Blakey 3 3%
Sonny Rollins 2 2%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 107 89%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 2 2%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
France 1 1%
Argentina 1 1%
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