The Prisoner (studio album) by Herbie Hancock

The Prisoner
The Prisoner by Herbie Hancock
Year: 1969
Overall rank: 51,005th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
69/100 (from 13 votes)
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Award Top albums of 1969 (552nd)
Award Top albums of the 1960s (3,015th)
Award Best albums of all time (51,005th)
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Herbie Hancock bestography

The Prisoner is ranked 30th best out of 41 albums by Herbie Hancock on

The best album by Herbie Hancock is Head Hunters which is ranked number 483 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,055.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 79 out of 100 (1 out of 5 tracks have been rated).

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69/100 (from 13 votes)
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01/09/2020 22:17 Anti  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,91277/100
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 69.2/100, a mean average of 66.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 66.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.6.

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Best Albums of 1969
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
3. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
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16. The Stooges by The Stooges
17. Green River by Creedence Clearwater Revival
18. Stand! by Sly & The Family Stone
19. Willy And The Poor Boys by Creedence Clearwater Revival
20. Dusty In Memphis by Dusty Springfield
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