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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 33,000 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 Frank Sinatra.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:363 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:5,971
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:423
Average Rating:  84/100 (434 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,786
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:639
Average Rating:  79/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,881
Rank in 1950s11Overall Rank:824
Average Rating:  81/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:235 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,797
Rank in 1950s12Overall Rank:856
Average Rating:  81/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:2,069
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,125
Average Rating:  79/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,442
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,525
Average Rating:  75/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,300
Rank in 1950s28Overall Rank:1,657
Average Rating:  80/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:1,252
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,702
Average Rating:  76/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:873
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,284
Average Rating:  74/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis Quintet
Year of Release:1957Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:567
Rank in 1950s59Overall Rank:3,184
Average Rating:  80/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 4%
Sonny Rollins 5 2%
Lee Morgan 5 2%
Frank Sinatra 5 2%
Hank Mobley 4 2%
Miles Davis 4 2%
John Coltrane 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 180 79%
Mixed Nationality 15 7%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 5 2%
Brazil 4 2%
Argentina 3 1%
Cuba 3 1%
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