Somethin' Else (studio album) by Cannonball Adderley

Somethin' Else
Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
Year: 1958
Overall rank: 791st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 237 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1958 (2nd)
Award Top 20 albums of the 1950s (16th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (791st)
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ADDERLEY, CANNONBALL & MI-SOMETHIN` ELSE -BONUS TR- (UK IMPORT) CD NEW
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Somethin' Else is ranked as the best album by Cannonball Adderley.

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-Somethin' ElseJulian "Cannonball" Adderley

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Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 237 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.7/100, a mean average of 81.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.1.

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From 05/17/2018 21:56
Tight compositions from an all-time alto sax player
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From 07/20/2017 13:57
Every instrument wonderfully knows exactly where they want to take you.
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From 11/28/2016 19:38
I'm not generally an alto fan, but this album made me a believer. Adderley was the master of the alto and this is his finest work. The ensemble are tight and lay down jazz that is hot, cool and swinging. Two big thumbs up.
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85/100
From 10/19/2016 15:58
You gotta check out this chill-ass motherfucking album over here.
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80/100
From 12/07/2013 17:05
Absolute top level jazz
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From 07/30/2013 19:59
I tend to put my jazz collection down for months at a time and when I do, I return to Miles or Mingus. But every time this one makes its way into my ears I remember why it's my favorite jazz album. Every track is perfect.
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From 06/05/2013 20:10
This album is exceptional! Great jazz from start to finish.
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From 12/05/2012 05:18
One of the greatest records ever.
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Best Albums of 1958
1. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
2. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
3. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
4. Little Girl Blue by Nina Simone
5. Milestones by Miles Davis
6. Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely by Frank Sinatra
7. Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley
8. Ascenseur Pour L'Échafaud by Miles Davis
9. Porgy And Bess by Miles Davis
10. Little Richard by Little Richard
11. Come Fly With Me by Frank Sinatra
12. The Atomic Mr. Basie by Count Basie And His Orchestra & Neal Hefti
13. Jerry Lee Lewis by Jerry Lee Lewis
14. One Dozen Berrys by Chuck Berry
15. The Everly Brothers by The Everly Brothers
16. The Best Of Muddy Waters by Muddy Waters
17. Elvis' Golden Records by Elvis Presley
18. King Creole by Elvis Presley
19. Misterioso by The Thelonious Monk Quartet
20. Dance Mania by Tito Puente
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