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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 37,000 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:394 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:6,439
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:413
Average Rating:  84/100 (475 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:4,069
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:634
Average Rating:  79/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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3.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:3,093
Rank in 1950s11Overall Rank:817
Average Rating:  81/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:3,032
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:832
Average Rating:  81/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:2,270
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,085
Average Rating:  79/100 (210 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:161 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,622
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,444
Average Rating:  76/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:165 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,428
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,600
Average Rating:  80/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:1,334
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,704
Average Rating:  77/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:924
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,287
Average Rating:  75/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:614
Rank in 1950s58Overall Rank:3,095
Average Rating:  77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 3%
Frank Sinatra 5 2%
Lee Morgan 5 2%
Sonny Rollins 5 2%
Jimmy Smith 4 1%
Miles Davis 4 1%
Hank Mobley 4 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 200 66%
United Kingdom 30 10%
Mixed Nationality 21 7%
Brazil 20 7%
Cuba 5 2%
Canada 4 1%
Germany 4 1%
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