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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 36,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Blue TrainUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1957Appears in:388 charts
Rank in 1957:1Rank Score:6,301
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:417
Average Rating:  84/100 (468 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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2.

Here's Little RichardUnited States Little Richard
Year of Release:1957Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 1957:2Rank Score:3,967
Rank in 1950s8Overall Rank:643
Average Rating:  79/100 (342 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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3.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 1957:3Rank Score:3,056
Rank in 1950s11Overall Rank:819
Average Rating:  81/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,971
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:845
Average Rating:  81/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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5.

The "Chirping" CricketsUnited States The Crickets
Year of Release:1957Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 1957:5Rank Score:2,228
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,102
Average Rating:  79/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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6.

Johnny Cash With His Hot And Blue GuitarUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1957Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 1957:6Rank Score:1,613
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,440
Average Rating:  76/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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7.

'Round About MidnightUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1957:7Rank Score:1,396
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,622
Average Rating:  80/100 (207 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

After School SessionUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1957Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 1957:8Rank Score:1,301
Rank in 1950s30Overall Rank:1,724
Average Rating:  76/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1957Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1957:9Rank Score:933
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,260
Average Rating:  75/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

Miles AheadUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:603
Rank in 1950s59Overall Rank:3,133
Average Rating:  79/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1957 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 3%
Lee Morgan 5 2%
Frank Sinatra 5 2%
Sonny Rollins 5 2%
Hank Mobley 5 2%
Jimmy Smith 4 1%
Miles Davis 4 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 204 66%
United Kingdom 29 9%
Mixed Nationality 22 7%
Brazil 16 5%
Canada 5 2%
Cuba 5 2%
Argentina 4 1%
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