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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 26,000 greatest album charts.

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1957 year summaryThe best artists of 1957 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, Buddy Holly, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles and Frank Sinatra.
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11.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis Quintet
Year of Release:1957Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:470
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,220
Average Rating:  79/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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12.

Songs For Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:407
Rank in 1950s71Overall Rank:3,607
Average Rating:  77/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:385
Rank in 1950s75Overall Rank:3,764
Average Rating:  78/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:356
Rank in 1950s81Overall Rank:4,014
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:344
Rank in 1950s83Overall Rank:4,117
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.

A Swingin' Affair!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1957Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:343
Rank in 1950s84Overall Rank:4,130
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.

After MidnightUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1957Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:317
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,388
Average Rating:  75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

KenyaCuba Machito
Year of Release:1957Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:307
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,497
Average Rating:  73/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.

The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:303
Rank in 1950s94Overall Rank:4,539
Average Rating:  77/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:283
Rank in 1950s99Overall Rank:4,782
Average Rating:  75/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 4%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Lee Morgan 5 3%
Miles Davis 4 2%
Elvis Presley 3 2%
Coleman Hawkins 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 152 80%
Mixed Nationality 12 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 4 2%
Brazil 3 2%
Cuba 2 1%
France 2 1%
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