Tenor Madness (album) by Sonny Rollins

Tenor Madness
Tenor Madness by Sonny Rollins (1956)
Overall rank: 8,251st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 32 votes)
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Sonny Rollins Quartet - Tenor Madness (Vinyl)
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Time left: 5h 5m 49s
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Sonny Rollins Tenor Madness/Saxophone Colossus CD Great Bebop
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Sonny Rollins Quartet & Quintet - Tenor Madness
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Time left: 22h 22m 4s
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Sonny Rollins bestography

Tenor Madness is ranked 5th best out of 37 albums by Sonny Rollins on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Sonny Rollins is Saxophone Colossus which is ranked number 742 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,552.

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77/100 (from 32 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 5% of albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 78.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 78.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 11.1.

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