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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 Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:316
Rank in 1950s61Overall Rank:3,650
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:30 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:290
Rank in 1950s66Overall Rank:3,891
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
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13.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:250
Rank in 1950s74Overall Rank:4,407
Average Rating:  73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:244
Rank in 1950s76Overall Rank:4,492
Average Rating:  75/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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15.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:216
Rank in 1950s91Overall Rank:4,900
Average Rating:  73/100 (35 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:216
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:4,907
Average Rating:  72/100 (36 votes)
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17.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:186
Rank in 1950s104Overall Rank:5,519
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
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18.

Blossom DearieUnited States Blossom Dearie
Year of Release:1957Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:178
Rank in 1950s111Overall Rank:5,717
Average Rating:  72/100 (19 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:176
Rank in 1950s114Overall Rank:5,765
Average Rating:  74/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:170
Rank in 1950s117Overall Rank:5,935
Average Rating:  74/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 4%
Frank Sinatra 4 4%
John Coltrane 3 3%
Art Blakey 3 3%
Nat King Cole 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong 2 2%
Peggy Lee 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 101 90%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
France 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
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