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Top-rated albums of 1961

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1961 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.

My Favorite ThingsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1961Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 1961:2Rank Score:3,110
Rank in 1960s82Overall Rank:803
Average Rating:  81/100 (338 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

King Of The Delta Blues Singers
Compilation
United States Robert Johnson
Year of Release:1961Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 1961:1Rank Score:3,415
Rank in 1960s75Overall Rank:738
Average Rating:  80/100 (324 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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3.

Djangology
Compilation
Belgium Django Reinhardt
Year of Release:1961Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1961:9Rank Score:432
Rank in 1960s303Overall Rank:4,103
Average Rating:  79/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.

The Blues And The Abstract TruthUnited States Oliver Nelson
Year of Release:1961Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1961:5Rank Score:552
Rank in 1960s263Overall Rank:3,377
Average Rating:  79/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

Africa/BrassUnited States John Coltrane Quartet
Year of Release:1961Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1961:13Rank Score:326
Rank in 1960s364Overall Rank:5,153
Average Rating:  79/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

A Night In TunisiaUnited States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1961Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1961:43Rank Score:81
Rank in 1960s935Overall Rank:16,031
Average Rating:  78/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Sunday At The Village VanguardUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1961Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 1961:4Rank Score:1,133
Rank in 1960s173Overall Rank:1,935
Average Rating:  78/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.

Free Jazz: A Collective ImprovisationUnited States Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
Year of Release:1961Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1961:3Rank Score:1,317
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,706
Average Rating:  78/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

West Side Story (The Original Sound Track Recording)Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1961Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1961:11Rank Score:398
Rank in 1960s315Overall Rank:4,365
Average Rating:  78/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Two Steps From The Blues
Compilation
United States Bobby Bland
Year of Release:1961Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1961:10Rank Score:409
Rank in 1960s311Overall Rank:4,283
Average Rating:  78/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 6 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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