Top-rated albums of 1997

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1997 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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1997
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89,662
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Year of Release:
1997
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7,140
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
15,261
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Year of Release:
1997
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6,317
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
9,780
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Year of Release:
1997
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Rank Score:
12,694
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Year of Release:
1997
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196
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1997
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4,089
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9.
Bonfire 
Compilation
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1997
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5
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1997
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202
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Total albums: 496. Page 1 of 50

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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