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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 17,000 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 Distingué LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:321
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,531
Average Rating:  77/100 (37 votes)
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12.

After MidnightUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1957Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:299
Rank in 1950s65Overall Rank:3,720
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
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13.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:238
Rank in 1950s78Overall Rank:4,458
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 votes)
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14.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:216
Rank in 1950s89Overall Rank:4,794
Average Rating:  72/100 (36 votes)
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15.

Blossom DearieUnited States Blossom Dearie
Year of Release:1957Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:212
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,859
Average Rating:  72/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:201
Rank in 1950s94Overall Rank:5,036
Average Rating:  73/100 (34 votes)
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17.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:183
Rank in 1950s108Overall Rank:5,447
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
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18.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:182
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,466
Average Rating:  74/100 (21 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:181
Rank in 1950s111Overall Rank:5,500
Average Rating:  72/100 (24 votes)
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20.

Anita Sings The MostUnited States Anita O'Day
Year of Release:1957Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:168
Rank in 1950s120Overall Rank:5,825
Average Rating:  67/100 (22 votes)
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 99 91%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
France 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
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