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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 23,000 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:258 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,381
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:450
Average Rating:  83/100 (295 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:3,090
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:630
Average Rating:  78/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,530
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:752
Average Rating:  81/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:1,932
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:956
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:132 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,606
Rank in 1950s17Overall Rank:1,123
Average Rating:  79/100 (142 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:1,248
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,390
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:90 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:973
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,702
Average Rating:  80/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:944
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,753
Average Rating:  77/100 (61 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 1950s39Overall Rank:2,367
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:644
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,392
Average Rating:  76/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 138 81%
Mixed Nationality 9 5%
United Kingdom 6 4%
Canada 3 2%
Cuba 2 1%
France 2 1%
China 2 1%
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