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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, Ray Charles, Louis Prima and Frank Sinatra.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,208
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:456
Average Rating:  83/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,110
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:608
Average Rating:  78/100 (238 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,421
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:764
Average Rating:  81/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,882
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:964
Average Rating:  82/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,633
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,078
Average Rating:  79/100 (135 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:100 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,195
Rank in 1950s23Overall Rank:1,410
Average Rating:  75/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:934
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,716
Average Rating:  80/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:916
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,747
Average Rating:  77/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:632
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,374
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:628
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,384
Average Rating:  76/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Miles Davis 5 3%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Various Artists 5 3%
Lee Morgan 4 2%
Art Blakey 3 2%
Coleman Hawkins 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 136 82%
Mixed Nationality 9 5%
United Kingdom 6 4%
France 2 1%
China 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
Brazil 2 1%
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