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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, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Louis Prima, Ray Charles and Frank Sinatra.
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11.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:493
Rank in 1950s52Overall Rank:2,907
Average Rating:  75/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis Quintet
Year of Release:1957Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:343
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:3,906
Average Rating:  79/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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13.

Songs For Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:339
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:3,943
Average Rating:  77/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:317
Rank in 1950s80Overall Rank:4,125
Average Rating:  77/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:314
Rank in 1950s81Overall Rank:4,154
Average Rating:  79/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.

After MidnightUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1957Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:312
Rank in 1950s82Overall Rank:4,175
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.

A Swingin' Affair!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1957Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:305
Rank in 1950s83Overall Rank:4,242
Average Rating:  76/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:263
Rank in 1950s94Overall Rank:4,764
Average Rating:  78/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:263
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:4,766
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:243
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:5,078
Average Rating:  76/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Various Artists 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 82%
Mixed Nationality 9 5%
United Kingdom 6 4%
Canada 3 2%
China 2 1%
Brazil 2 1%
Cuba 2 1%
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