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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 16,000 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, Ray Charles, Louis Prima and Nat King Cole.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:2,872
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:527
Average Rating: 83/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,402
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:625
Average Rating: 78/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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3.

Birth Of The CoolUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,034
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:722
Average Rating: 82/100 (163 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,453
Rank in 1950s12Overall Rank:987
Average Rating: 81/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,270
Rank in 1950s15Overall Rank:1,094
Average Rating: 79/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,158
Rank in 1950s17Overall Rank:1,189
Average Rating: 76/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:643
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,937
Average Rating: 76/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:516
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,307
Average Rating: 78/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:510
Rank in 1950s37Overall Rank:2,330
Average Rating: 73/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:497
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,370
Average Rating: 73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 5%
Frank Sinatra 4 4%
John Coltrane 3 3%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Elvis Presley 2 2%
Thelonious Monk 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 94 90%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
France 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
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