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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 20,000 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:314
Rank in 1950s64Overall Rank:3,820
Average Rating:  77/100 (41 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 1950s69Overall Rank:3,927
Average Rating:  76/100 (30 votes)
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13.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:285
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:4,119
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
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14.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:270
Rank in 1950s76Overall Rank:4,291
Average Rating:  76/100 (25 votes)
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15.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:250
Rank in 1950s86Overall Rank:4,550
Average Rating:  77/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.

A Swingin' Affair!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1957Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:249
Rank in 1950s87Overall Rank:4,579
Average Rating:  76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:247
Rank in 1950s89Overall Rank:4,596
Average Rating:  79/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:239
Rank in 1950s90Overall Rank:4,701
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.

The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:197
Rank in 1950s107Overall Rank:5,497
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:192
Rank in 1950s112Overall Rank:5,620
Average Rating:  75/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Sinatra 5 4%
Miles Davis 5 4%
Art Blakey 3 2%
John Coltrane 3 2%
Sonny Rollins 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 115 86%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Brazil 3 2%
Canada 2 2%
Monaco 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
France 1 1%
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