Best Albums of 1957

Listed below are the best albums of 1957 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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5,874
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3,942
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2,970
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2,486
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2,448
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1,816
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1,613
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1,435
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Total albums: 396. Page 1 of 40

Best Albums of 1957 composition

Country Albums %


United States 259 65%
United Kingdom 38 10%
Mixed Nationality 23 6%
Brazil 20 5%
Cuba 8 2%
France 8 2%
Canada 7 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 381 96%
Yes 15 4%
Live? Albums %
No 390 98%
Yes 6 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 395 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Artists of 1964
1. The Beatles
2. Bob Dylan
3. Stan Getz & João Gilberto
4. Eric Dolphy
5. The Ronettes
6. The Rolling Stones
7. The Kinks
8. The Supremes
9. Woody Guthrie
10. Sam Cooke
11. Lee Morgan
12. Muddy Waters
13. Jerry Lee Lewis And The Nashville Teens
14. The Beach Boys
15. Herbie Hancock
16. The Animals
17. Horace Silver
18. Horace Silver Quintet
19. John Coltrane
20. Otis Redding
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