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Top-rated albums of 1966

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1966 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.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,827 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:143,869
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,545 votes)
Comments: 391 comments
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2.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,175 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:97,251
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,488 votes)
Comments: 264 comments
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3.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,501 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:57,371
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,870 votes)
Comments: 136 comments
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4.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:5,150
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:496
Average Rating:  81/100 (527 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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5.

Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo [The Good, The Bad & The Ugly]Italy Ennio Morricone
Year of Release:1966Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1966:16Rank Score:1,289
Rank in 1960s156Overall Rank:1,686
Average Rating:  81/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

Speak No EvilUnited States Wayne Shorter
Year of Release:1966Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1966:17Rank Score:1,228
Rank in 1960s159Overall Rank:1,754
Average Rating:  80/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Face To FaceUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 1966:11Rank Score:2,452
Rank in 1960s99Overall Rank:965
Average Rating:  80/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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8.

Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:5,209
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:489
Average Rating:  80/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And ThymeUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 1966:7Rank Score:4,578
Rank in 1960s65Overall Rank:549
Average Rating:  80/100 (443 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor ElevatorsUnited States 13th Floor Elevators
Year of Release:1966Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1966:8Rank Score:2,926
Rank in 1960s83Overall Rank:831
Average Rating:  79/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 11 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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