Ritchie Valens (studio album) by Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens by Ritchie Valens
Year: 1959
Overall rank: 2,600th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 61 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1959 (15th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1950s (64th)
Award Best albums of all time (2,600th)
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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 78 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 61 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 14% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 75.2/100, a mean average of 73.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 75.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.8.

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From 01/20/2016 23:58
Pretty cool to have a song in Spanish be so big in the states at a time when racism was so big.
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From 05/03/2012 01:50
For such a young kid from such simple beginnings, he crafted simple melodies and catchy hooks as well as anyone in his time. As big of a loss as Buddy Holly.
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