Best Albums of 1957

Listed below are the best albums of 1957 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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1957 year summaryThe best artists of 1957 were John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Little Richard, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Buddy Holly, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry and Ray Charles.
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1957
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5,955
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1,817
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1,568
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1,449
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1,009
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Total albums: 405. Page 1 of 41

Best Albums of 1957 composition

Country Albums %


United States 276 66%
United Kingdom 41 10%
Mixed Nationality 24 6%
Brazil 20 5%
Canada 9 2%
Cuba 8 2%
France 8 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 405 96%
Yes 16 4%
Live? Albums %
No 413 98%
Yes 8 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 420 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
3. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
4. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
7. The Wall by Pink Floyd
8. Animals by Pink Floyd
9. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
10. Who's Next by The Who
11. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
12. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
13. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
14. Marquee Moon by Television
15. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
16. Low by David Bowie
17. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
18. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
19. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
20. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
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