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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 Frank Sinatra.
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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 1950s62Overall Rank:3,736
Average Rating:  76/100 (39 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:300
Rank in 1950s68Overall Rank:3,895
Average Rating:  75/100 (29 votes)
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13.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:283
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:4,089
Average Rating:  73/100 (38 votes)
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14.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:255
Rank in 1950s81Overall Rank:4,444
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 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 1950s82Overall Rank:4,456
Average Rating:  76/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.

A Swingin' Affair!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1957Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:247
Rank in 1950s85Overall Rank:4,526
Average Rating:  74/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:247
Rank in 1950s87Overall Rank:4,532
Average Rating:  78/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:240
Rank in 1950s89Overall Rank:4,632
Average Rating:  73/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:192
Rank in 1950s109Overall Rank:5,536
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.

KenyaCuba Machito
Year of Release:1957Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:189
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,601
Average Rating:  71/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 5 4%
Miles Davis 5 4%
John Coltrane 3 2%
Art Blakey 3 2%
Coleman Hawkins 2 2%
Ben Webster 2 2%
Mose Allison 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 109 89%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 2 2%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
France 1 1%
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