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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Year of Release:
1973
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98,231
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1997
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107,996
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Year of Release:
1969
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84,416
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Year of Release:
1966
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77,777
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Year of Release:
1975
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64,634
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Year of Release:
1967
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71,981
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Year of Release:
1972
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63,196
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1971
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59,483
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2015
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40,140
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2007
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67,219
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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).

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