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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 28,000 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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11.

Cookin' With The Miles Davis QuintetUnited States Miles Davis Quintet
Year of Release:1957Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:496
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,202
Average Rating:  80/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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12.

Songs For Distingu√© LoversUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1957Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1957:12Rank Score:426
Rank in 1950s70Overall Rank:3,583
Average Rating:  76/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.

SoulvilleUnited States Ben Webster
Year of Release:1957Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1957:13Rank Score:412
Rank in 1950s75Overall Rank:3,675
Average Rating:  76/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:366
Rank in 1950s85Overall Rank:4,058
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1957:15Rank Score:365
Rank in 1950s86Overall Rank:4,064
Average Rating:  79/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.

The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1957:16Rank Score:354
Rank in 1950s88Overall Rank:4,163
Average Rating:  79/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.

A Swingin' Affair!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1957Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1957:17Rank Score:350
Rank in 1950s89Overall Rank:4,201
Average Rating:  75/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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18.

After MidnightUnited States Nat King Cole
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:18Rank Score:321
Rank in 1950s92Overall Rank:4,496
Average Rating:  75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.

Palo CongoUnited States Sabu
Year of Release:1957Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:266
Rank in 1950s106Overall Rank:5,202
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.

Dance AlbumUnited States Carl Perkins
Year of Release:1957Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1957:20Rank Score:245
Rank in 1950s115Overall Rank:5,546
Average Rating:  76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 4%
Frank Sinatra 5 3%
Sonny Rollins 5 3%
Lee Morgan 5 3%
Miles Davis 4 2%
Hank Mobley 4 2%
Charles Mingus 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 160 80%
Mixed Nationality 12 6%
United Kingdom 6 3%
Canada 4 2%
Brazil 3 2%
Argentina 3 2%
Cuba 2 1%
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