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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 15,000 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 Nat King Cole.
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1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:2,889
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:516
Average Rating: 83/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,425
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:608
Average Rating: 78/100 (173 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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3.

Birth Of The CoolUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:1,969
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:724
Average Rating: 82/100 (158 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:1,481
Rank in 1950s12Overall Rank:945
Average Rating: 82/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,268
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:1,077
Average Rating: 80/100 (99 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:71 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,056
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,254
Average Rating: 76/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:600
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:2,000
Average Rating: 77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:507
Rank in 1950s35Overall Rank:2,284
Average Rating: 80/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:507
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,288
Average Rating: 74/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:467
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,442
Average Rating: 74/100 (25 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%
Thelonious Monk 2 2%
Elvis Presley 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 93 89%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
Mexico 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
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