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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 24,000 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, Louis Prima and Ray Charles.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,391
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:462
Average Rating:  83/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,007
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:647
Average Rating:  78/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,566
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:760
Average Rating:  81/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,087
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:911
Average Rating:  82/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,712
Rank in 1950s17Overall Rank:1,096
Average Rating:  79/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,265
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,410
Average Rating:  74/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,010
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,694
Average Rating:  80/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:961
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,767
Average Rating:  77/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:638
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,452
Average Rating:  76/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:590
Rank in 1950s46Overall Rank:2,592
Average Rating:  73/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 140 80%
Mixed Nationality 12 7%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 3 2%
Brazil 2 1%
Cuba 2 1%
France 2 1%
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