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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 26,000 greatest album charts.

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

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,543
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:465
Average Rating:  83/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,097
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:663
Average Rating:  78/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,640
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:771
Average Rating:  81/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,204
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:898
Average Rating:  82/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,807
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,089
Average Rating:  79/100 (159 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,288
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,438
Average Rating:  75/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,065
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,681
Average Rating:  80/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:999
Rank in 1950s32Overall Rank:1,779
Average Rating:  78/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:744
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,251
Average Rating:  74/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:513
Rank in 1950s53Overall Rank:3,019
Average Rating:  75/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 4%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Lee Morgan 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Miles Davis 4 2%
Coleman Hawkins 3 2%
Billie Holiday 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 152 80%
Mixed Nationality 12 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 4 2%
Brazil 3 2%
Cuba 2 1%
France 2 1%
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