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Top-rated albums of 1956

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1956 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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1.

Saxophone ColossusUnited States Sonny Rollins
Year of Release:1956Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 1956:2Rank Score:3,432
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:723
Average Rating:  81/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

Ellington At NewportUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1956Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1956:9Rank Score:1,174
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:1,836
Average Rating:  80/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

The Goldberg VariationsCanada Glenn Gould
Year of Release:1956Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1956:10Rank Score:809
Rank in 1950s42Overall Rank:2,473
Average Rating:  80/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

Elvis PresleyUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:402 charts
Rank in 1956:1Rank Score:6,145
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:429
Average Rating:  80/100 (560 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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5.

Pithecanthropus ErectusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1956Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 1956:5Rank Score:1,769
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,295
Average Rating:  80/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Songs For Swingin' Lovers!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1956Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1956:3Rank Score:3,008
Rank in 1950s11Overall Rank:815
Average Rating:  80/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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7.

Ella & LouisUnited States Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1956Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1956:4Rank Score:1,917
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,219
Average Rating:  79/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Béla Bartók: Concerto For OrchestraMixed Nationality Fritz Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Year of Release:1956Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1956:26Rank Score:162
Rank in 1950s182Overall Rank:8,631
Average Rating:  79/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

ElvisUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1956:8Rank Score:1,223
Rank in 1950s32Overall Rank:1,772
Average Rating:  78/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song BookUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1956Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1956:6Rank Score:1,377
Rank in 1950s28Overall Rank:1,611
Average Rating:  78/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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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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