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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:237 charts
Rank in 1956:2Rank Score:3,139
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:767
Average Rating:  81/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

Ellington At NewportUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1956Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1956:8Rank Score:1,170
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:1,803
Average Rating:  80/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Elvis PresleyUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:377 charts
Rank in 1956:1Rank Score:5,969
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:428
Average Rating:  80/100 (540 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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4.

Pithecanthropus ErectusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1956Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 1956:5Rank Score:1,683
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,325
Average Rating:  80/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Ella & LouisUnited States Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1956Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1956:4Rank Score:1,871
Rank in 1950s19Overall Rank:1,222
Average Rating:  79/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Songs For Swingin' Lovers!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1956Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 1956:3Rank Score:2,763
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:865
Average Rating:  79/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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7.

J.S. Bach: The Goldberg VariationsCanada Glenn Gould
Year of Release:1956Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1956:10Rank Score:772
Rank in 1950s42Overall Rank:2,522
Average Rating:  79/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song BookUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1956Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1956:6Rank Score:1,339
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,621
Average Rating:  78/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.

Béla Bartók: Concerto For OrchestraMixed Nationality Fritz Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Year of Release:1956Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1956:28Rank Score:148
Rank in 1950s193Overall Rank:9,074
Average Rating:  78/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

ElvisUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 1956:9Rank Score:1,157
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:1,817
Average Rating:  78/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 4 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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