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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 22,000 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 Frank Sinatra.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:3,934
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:473
Average Rating:  83/100 (259 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,007
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:609
Average Rating:  78/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,332
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:770
Average Rating:  81/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,816
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:960
Average Rating:  81/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,538
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,102
Average Rating:  79/100 (133 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:95 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,150
Rank in 1950s23Overall Rank:1,417
Average Rating:  75/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:892
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,749
Average Rating:  80/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:838
Rank in 1950s31Overall Rank:1,849
Average Rating:  77/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:601
Rank in 1950s40Overall Rank:2,407
Average Rating:  75/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:506
Rank in 1950s47Overall Rank:2,763
Average Rating:  73/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Miles Davis 5 3%
Various Artists 4 3%
Coleman Hawkins 3 2%
Billie Holiday 3 2%
John Coltrane 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 130 83%
Mixed Nationality 7 4%
United Kingdom 5 3%
Brazil 3 2%
Canada 2 1%
Cuba 2 1%
Austria 1 1%
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