Top-rated albums of 1971

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1971 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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1971
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59,188
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1971
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27,205
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1971
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31,498
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1971
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23,080
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1971
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21,691
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1971
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12,309
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1971
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19,046
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1971
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12,313
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1971
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7,779
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1971
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7,526
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Total albums: 340. Page 1 of 34

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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