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Aliases: Sonny Rollins Quartet.

The best album credited to Sonny Rollins is Saxophone Colossus which is ranked number 647 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,874.

Sonny Rollins is ranked number 378 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,085.

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Sonny Rollins best albums

The following albums by Sonny Rollins are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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Total albums: 39. Page 1 of 4

This may not be a complete discography for Sonny Rollins.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Sonny Rollins bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 18 0%
1960s 9 0%
1970s 2 0%
1980s 2 0%
1990s 2 0%
2000s 4 0%
2010s 2 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 36 92%
Yes 3 8%
Live? Albums %
No 38 97%
Yes 1 3%

Sonny Rollins best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 84 (80 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
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Rating: 84 (71 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
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Rating: 82 (69 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
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Rating: 81 (69 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
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Rating: 80 (10 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Way Out West)
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Rating: 80 (9 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Way Out West)
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Rating: 80 (70 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
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Rating: 80 (9 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Way Out West)
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Rating: 79 (17 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Bridge)
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Rating: 79 (7 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Tenor Madness)
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Rating: 79 (11 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 79 (17 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album The Bridge)
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Rating: 79 (15 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album The Bridge)
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Rating: 79 (6 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album What's New?)
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Sonny Rollins ratings

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78/100 (from 15 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 8% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 77.6/100, a mean average of 79.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.3/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 8.9.

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Excellent, long lasting jazz saxophonist with one of the all time great albums in Saxophone Colossus.
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Just amazing!
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