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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:178 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:3,285
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  83/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,537
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:645
Average Rating:  78/100 (194 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:2,095
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:762
Average Rating:  81/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,607
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:969
Average Rating:  81/100 (134 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:1,405
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,087
Average Rating:  79/100 (109 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:84 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,104
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,327
Average Rating:  75/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:742
Rank in 1950s28Overall Rank:1,838
Average Rating:  76/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:622
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:2,117
Average Rating:  79/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:560
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,305
Average Rating:  74/100 (50 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:441
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,800
Average Rating:  72/100 (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%
Coleman Hawkins 2 2%
Ben Webster 2 2%
Mose Allison 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 103 90%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
China 1 1%
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