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See also: Sonny Rollins Quartet.

The best album by Sonny Rollins is Saxophone Colossus which is ranked number 693 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 3,619.

Sonny Rollins is ranked number 451 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,150.

Members who like this artist also like: John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck and Charles Mingus.

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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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1.

Saxophone ColossusUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1956Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1956:2Rank Score:3,619
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:693
Average Rating:  81/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Way Out WestUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1957:21Rank Score:281
Rank in 1950s123Overall Rank:5,782
Average Rating:  77/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

The BridgeUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1962Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1962:12Rank Score:261
Rank in 1960s424Overall Rank:6,134
Average Rating:  78/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz QuartetUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1953Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1953:4Rank Score:238
Rank in 1950s139Overall Rank:6,609
Average Rating:  76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Tenor MadnessUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1956Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1956:30Rank Score:152
Rank in 1950s200Overall Rank:9,247
Average Rating:  76/100 (30 votes)
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Freedom SuiteUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1958Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1958:59Rank Score:84
Rank in 1950s320Overall Rank:15,457
Average Rating:  75/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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A Night At The Village VanguardUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1957:62Rank Score:82
Rank in 1950s327Overall Rank:15,763
Average Rating:  75/100 (22 votes)
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Volume OneUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1957:75Rank Score:59
Rank in 1950s410Overall Rank:19,986
Average Rating:  77/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Newk's TimeUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1958Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1958:85Rank Score:53
Rank in 1950s431Overall Rank:21,046
Average Rating:  76/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Moving OutUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1954Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1954:38Rank Score:41
Rank in 1950s494Overall Rank:23,751
Average Rating:  74/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 451

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 best tracks

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1.St. Thomas
(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
 85/100 (50 votes)
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2.Moritat
(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
 85/100 (42 votes)
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3.In A Sentimental Mood
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 83/100 (4 votes)
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4.Shadrack
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 83/100 (4 votes)
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5.Blue 7
(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
 83/100 (43 votes)
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6.Strode Rode
(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
 82/100 (42 votes)
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7.The Stopper
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 81/100 (3 votes)
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8.You Don't Know What Love Is
(from the album Saxophone Colossus)
 81/100 (43 votes)
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9.Almost Like Being In Love
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 81/100 (3 votes)
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10.Mambo Bounce
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 81/100 (3 votes)
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11.No Moe
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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12.I Know
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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13.This Love Of Mine
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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14.On A Slow Boat To China
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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15.Time On My Hands
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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16.Scoops
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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17.With A Song In My Heart
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 80/100 (3 votes)
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18.Newk's Fadeaway
(from the album Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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19.Brown Skin Gal
(from the album What's New?)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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20.I'm An Old Cowhand
(from the album Way Out West)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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Sonny Rollins ratings

Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 11 votes)
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75/100
01/12/2019 20:59
58/100
 
80/100
05/12/2018 20:26
82/100
 
80/100
01/14/2017 06:28
77/100
 
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12/13/2016 21:29
82/100
 
75/100
01/23/2014 05:05
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70/100

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From Fischman 01/12/2019 21:00
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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