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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 20,000 greatest album charts.

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

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:3,268
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:537
Average Rating:  83/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,638
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:649
Average Rating:  78/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,192
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:764
Average Rating:  82/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,685
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:976
Average Rating:  81/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,463
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,108
Average Rating:  80/100 (123 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:88 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,118
Rank in 1950s21Overall Rank:1,372
Average Rating:  75/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:867
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,707
Average Rating:  77/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:690
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:2,049
Average Rating:  80/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:574
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,360
Average Rating:  75/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:493
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,686
Average Rating:  72/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 115 86%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 3 2%
Canada 2 2%
Monaco 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
France 1 1%
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