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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:257 charts
Rank in 1956:2Rank Score:3,615
Rank in 1950s9Overall Rank:697
Average Rating:  81/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

The Goldberg VariationsCanada Glenn Gould
Year of Release:1956Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1956:10Rank Score:867
Rank in 1950s40Overall Rank:2,382
Average Rating:  80/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Ellington At NewportUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1956Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 1956:9Rank Score:1,180
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:1,860
Average Rating:  80/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Pithecanthropus ErectusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1956Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 1956:5Rank Score:1,780
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,298
Average Rating:  80/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Elvis PresleyUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:406 charts
Rank in 1956:1Rank Score:6,281
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:422
Average Rating:  80/100 (570 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Ella & LouisUnited States Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1956Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1956:4Rank Score:1,998
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,204
Average Rating:  79/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Songs For Swingin' Lovers!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1956Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1956:3Rank Score:3,007
Rank in 1950s12Overall Rank:836
Average Rating:  79/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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8.

ElvisUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1956:8Rank Score:1,230
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:1,797
Average Rating:  78/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song BookUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1956Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1956:6Rank Score:1,401
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,620
Average Rating:  77/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

Lady Sings The BluesUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1956Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1956:7Rank Score:1,310
Rank in 1950s29Overall Rank:1,715
Average Rating:  77/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 3 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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