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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 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1957 year summaryThe best artists of 1957 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Louis Prima, Ray Charles and Nat King Cole.
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11.

Songs For Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:319
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,706
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.

After MidnightUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1957Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:302
Rank in 1950s65Overall Rank:3,841
Average Rating:  76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:281
Rank in 1950s68Overall Rank:4,068
Average Rating:  73/100 (37 votes)
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14.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:255
Rank in 1950s80Overall Rank:4,408
Average Rating:  74/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:253
Rank in 1950s81Overall Rank:4,423
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:242
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,576
Average Rating:  77/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:229
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:4,767
Average Rating:  73/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:191
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,476
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.

The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:182
Rank in 1950s111Overall Rank:5,693
Average Rating:  74/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

Porgy & BessUnited States Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1957Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:172
Rank in 1950s115Overall Rank:5,961
Average Rating:  76/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 4%
Frank Sinatra 4 3%
Art Blakey 3 3%
John Coltrane 3 3%
Louis Prima 2 2%
Peggy Lee 2 2%
Thelonious Monk 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 106 88%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 2 2%
Singapore 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
China 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
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