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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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 1961
1. My Favorite Things by John Coltrane
2. King Of The Delta Blues Singers by Robert Johnson
3. Sunday At The Village Vanguard by Bill Evans Trio
4. Free Jazz by Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
5. The Blues And The Abstract Truth by Oliver Nelson
6. Olé Coltrane by John Coltrane
7. Africa/Brass by John Coltrane Quartet
8. Eastern Sounds by Yusef Lateef
9. Showcase by Patsy Cline
10. Djangology by Django Reinhardt
11. Someday My Prince Will Come by The Miles Davis Sextet
12. The Genius Sings The Blues by Ray Charles
13. Lonely And Blue by Roy Orbison
14. Two Steps From The Blues by Bobby Bland
15. West Side Story (The Original Sound Track Recording) by Various Artists
16. This Is Our Music by Ornette Coleman
17. Out Of The Cool by Gil Evans Orchestra
18. Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane by Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane
19. Time Further Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
20. At The Five Spot, Vol. 1 by Eric Dolphy
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