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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 18,000 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 Nat King Cole.
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11.

Songs For DistinguĂ© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:319
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,637
Average Rating:  76/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.

After MidnightUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1957Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:294
Rank in 1950s65Overall Rank:3,856
Average Rating:  75/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:255
Rank in 1950s71Overall Rank:4,322
Average Rating:  76/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:252
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:4,367
Average Rating:  74/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:250
Rank in 1950s76Overall Rank:4,396
Average Rating:  73/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:217
Rank in 1950s96Overall Rank:4,881
Average Rating:  72/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:211
Rank in 1950s98Overall Rank:4,966
Average Rating:  77/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:190
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,422
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.

The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:183
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,601
Average Rating:  74/100 (24 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 1950s117Overall Rank:5,885
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%
Elvis Presley 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 105 90%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 2 2%
Japan 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
China 1 1%
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