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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 27,000 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:292 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:4,722
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:461
Average Rating:  83/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,200
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:657
Average Rating:  78/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:2,706
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:768
Average Rating:  81/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,158
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:944
Average Rating:  82/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:1,805
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,115
Average Rating:  79/100 (162 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:121 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,299
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,453
Average Rating:  75/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,117
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,642
Average Rating:  80/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:1,071
Rank in 1950s32Overall Rank:1,706
Average Rating:  77/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:752
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,293
Average Rating:  74/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:539
Rank in 1950s53Overall Rank:2,959
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 4%
Lee Morgan 5 3%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Miles Davis 4 2%
John Coltrane 3 2%
Elvis Presley 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 157 80%
Mixed Nationality 12 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 4 2%
Brazil 3 2%
China 2 1%
Argentina 2 1%
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