Top-rated albums of all time

Listed below are the top-rated albums of all time as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings .)

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1973
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83,401
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1997
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90,089
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1969
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74,052
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1975
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57,855
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1966
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65,816
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1967
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60,196
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1972
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57,360
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1971
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51,958
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2015
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40,163
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2007
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58,860
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

Best Albums of 1962
1. Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music by Ray Charles
2. Waltz For Debby by Bill Evans Trio
3. Howlin' Wolf by Howlin' Wolf
4. Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
5. Green Onions by Booker T. & The M.G.'s
6. Go by Dexter Gordon
7. Tijuana Moods by Charles Mingus
8. Tous Les Garçons Et Les Filles by Françoise Hardy
9. Jazz Samba by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
10. The Bridge by Sonny Rollins
11. Coltrane "Live" At The Village Vanguard by John Coltrane
12. Takin' Off by Herbie Hancock
13. Oh Yeah by Charles Mingus
14. Crying by Roy Orbison
15. Peter, Paul And Mary by Peter, Paul And Mary
16. Surfin' Safari by The Beach Boys
17. Mosaic by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
18. Coltrane by John Coltrane Quartet
19. Surfer's Choice by Dick Dale And His Del-Tones
20. Sentimentally Yours by Patsy Cline
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