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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, Ray Charles and Louis Prima.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,448
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:447
Average Rating:  83/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 10 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:3,021
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:641
Average Rating:  78/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,558
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:751
Average Rating:  81/100 (238 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,946
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:967
Average Rating:  82/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,698
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,085
Average Rating:  79/100 (143 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:108 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,252
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,401
Average Rating:  75/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:989
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,700
Average Rating:  80/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:942
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,780
Average Rating:  77/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:651
Rank in 1950s40Overall Rank:2,391
Average Rating:  73/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:638
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,430
Average Rating:  76/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 3%
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 138 80%
Mixed Nationality 11 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 3 2%
China 2 1%
Brazil 2 1%
Cuba 2 1%
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