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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 Miles Davis, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Louis Prima, Ray Charles, Nat King Cole and Billie Holiday.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:2,570
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:648
Average Rating:  78/100 (201 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.

Birth Of The CoolUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,125
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:767
Average Rating:  82/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:137 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:1,667
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:954
Average Rating:  81/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,384
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,124
Average Rating:  79/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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5.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,117
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,346
Average Rating:  74/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:872
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,643
Average Rating:  77/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:672
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:2,050
Average Rating:  80/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:572
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,326
Average Rating:  75/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:489
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,616
Average Rating:  71/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Songs For Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:319
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,717
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 105 88%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 2 2%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
France 1 1%
Argentina 1 1%
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