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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 14,000 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 Billie Holiday.
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1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:2,627
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:527
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:2,350
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:589
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3.

Birth Of The CoolUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:1,697
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:787
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,311
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:1,006
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,121
Rank in 1950s15Overall Rank:1,123
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:854
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,422
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:545
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:2,040
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8.

The Wildest!United States Louis Prima
Year of Release:1957Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:387
Rank in 1950s40Overall Rank:2,682
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'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:368
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,779
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Songs For Distingué LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:307
Rank in 1950s54Overall Rank:3,270
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 5%
Frank Sinatra 4 4%
John Coltrane 3 3%
Count Basie 2 2%
Louis Prima 2 2%
Thelonious Monk 2 2%
Elvis Presley 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 88 91%
Mixed Nationality 3 3%
France 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
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