1957 : The greatest year in music


After School Session – Chuck Berry (debut)
Blue Train – John Coltrane
Birth Of The Cool – Miles Davis
Cookin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet – Miles Davis
‘Round About Midnight – Miles Davis
Miles Ahead – Miles Davis
Blossom Dearie – Blossom Dearie
Brilliant Corners – Thelonious Monk
The Great Ray Charles – Ray Charles
Here’s Little Richard – Little Richard (debut, Long Tall Sally, Jenny, Jenny)
Patsy Cline – Patsy Cline (debut)
A Night at the Village Vanguard – Sonny Rollins
Jazz – Sun Ra (debut)
Dedicated To You – The 5 Royales
Count Basie At Newport – Count Basie
Saxophone Colossus – Sonny Rollins
Way Out West – Sonny Rollins
A Swingin’ Affair – Frank Sinatra
West Side Story – soundtrack
With His Red Hit Guitar – Johnny Cash


At The Hop – Danny & The Juniors
Jailhouse Rock/All Shook Up/Teddy Bear – Elvis Presley
Great Balls of Fire/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On – Jerry Lee Lewis
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
Jenny, Jenny/Keep A Knockin’ – Little Richard
Wake Up Little Susie/Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers
Chances Are – Johnny Mathis
Hey, Schoolgirl – Tom and Jerry
Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly
Walkin’ After Midnight – Patsy Cline
Come Go With Me – The Dell-Vikings
Diana – Pat Boone
I’m Walkin’ – Fats Domino
Honeycomb – Jimmie Rodgers
C.C. Rider – Chuck Willis
Bonie Moronie – Larry Williams
Love Is Strange – Micky & Sylvia
Little Bitty Pretty One – Thurston Harris
Mr. Lee – The Bobbettes
Banana Boat (Day-O) – Harry Belafonte

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Article by: Rich McKie