Top-rated albums of the 1940s

Listed below are the top-rated albums of the 1940s 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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1941
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312
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1949
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204
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1947
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81
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1940
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352
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1949
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173
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1945
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236
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1947
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132
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1946
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79
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1940
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278
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1944
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307
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Total albums: 23. Page 1 of 3

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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