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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:240 charts
Rank in 1956:2Rank Score:3,188
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:762
Average Rating:  81/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

Ellington At NewportUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1956Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1956:9Rank Score:1,149
Rank in 1950s34Overall Rank:1,854
Average Rating:  80/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Elvis PresleyUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:384 charts
Rank in 1956:1Rank Score:6,084
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:429
Average Rating:  80/100 (546 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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4.

Pithecanthropus ErectusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1956Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 1956:5Rank Score:1,732
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,307
Average Rating:  80/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Ella & LouisUnited States Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Year of Release:1956Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1956:4Rank Score:1,866
Rank in 1950s20Overall Rank:1,232
Average Rating:  80/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Songs For Swingin' Lovers!United States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1956Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 1956:3Rank Score:2,833
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:856
Average Rating:  80/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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7.

J.S. Bach: The Goldberg VariationsCanada Glenn Gould
Year of Release:1956Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1956:10Rank Score:776
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,542
Average Rating:  79/100 (75 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 1956:25Rank Score:165
Rank in 1950s178Overall Rank:8,446
Average Rating:  78/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song BookUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1956Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1956:6Rank Score:1,354
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,625
Average Rating:  78/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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10.

ElvisUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1956Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1956:8Rank Score:1,214
Rank in 1950s33Overall Rank:1,770
Average Rating:  78/100 (128 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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