Best Albums of 1957

Listed below are the best albums of 1957 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1957 year summaryThe best artists of 1957 were John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Little Richard, Sonny Rollins, Buddy Holly, The Crickets, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry and Ray Charles.
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1957
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5,424
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2,387
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2,326
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1,539
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1,518
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1,394
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Total albums: 355. Page 1 of 36

Best Albums of 1957 composition

Country Albums %


United States 235 66%
United Kingdom 33 9%
Mixed Nationality 25 7%
Brazil 21 6%
Cuba 7 2%
France 5 1%
Argentina 5 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 342 96%
Yes 13 4%
Live? Albums %
No 351 99%
Yes 4 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Funeral by Arcade Fire
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
15. Nevermind by Nirvana
16. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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