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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 24,000 greatest album charts.

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

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:532
Rank in 1950s49Overall Rank:2,782
Average Rating:  75/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.

Songs For Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:368
Rank in 1950s73Overall Rank:3,729
Average Rating:  77/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis Quintet
Year of Release:1957Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:355
Rank in 1950s76Overall Rank:3,850
Average Rating:  79/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:323
Rank in 1950s81Overall Rank:4,145
Average Rating:  76/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:321
Rank in 1950s82Overall Rank:4,170
Average Rating:  79/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:314
Rank in 1950s83Overall Rank:4,227
Average Rating:  76/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.

After MidnightUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1957Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:313
Rank in 1950s84Overall Rank:4,237
Average Rating:  76/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

A Swingin' Affair!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1957Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:309
Rank in 1950s85Overall Rank:4,278
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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19.

The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:281
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,593
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:263
Rank in 1950s97Overall Rank:4,816
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 3%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Lee Morgan 4 2%
Miles Davis 4 2%
Coleman Hawkins 3 2%
Billie Holiday 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 138 80%
Mixed Nationality 11 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 3 2%
Cuba 2 1%
France 2 1%
China 2 1%
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