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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 30,000 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:340 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:5,474
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:437
Average Rating:  83/100 (394 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,512
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:650
Average Rating:  78/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,849
Rank in 1950s11Overall Rank:786
Average Rating:  81/100 (287 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,534
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:866
Average Rating:  82/100 (225 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,920
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,128
Average Rating:  79/100 (176 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:128 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,394
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,464
Average Rating:  75/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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7.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,242
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,614
Average Rating:  76/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:1,200
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,655
Average Rating:  80/100 (159 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:812
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,291
Average Rating:  73/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis Quintet
Year of Release:1957Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:594
Rank in 1950s47Overall Rank:2,893
Average Rating:  80/100 (66 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%
Billie Holiday 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 168 80%
Mixed Nationality 13 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 5 2%
Argentina 3 1%
Brazil 3 1%
Cuba 2 1%
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