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Best Albums of 1960

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1960 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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1960 year summaryThe best artists of 1960 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Joan Baez, Elvis Presley, Wes Montgomery, Ella Fitzgerald, Max Roach, Johnny Cash and The Everly Brothers.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:3,010
Rank in 1960s62Overall Rank:513
Average Rating: 81/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:2,063
Rank in 1960s76Overall Rank:720
Average Rating: 81/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:604
Rank in 1960s179Overall Rank:2,038
Average Rating: 77/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:545
Rank in 1960s195Overall Rank:2,221
Average Rating: 76/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:401
Rank in 1960s223Overall Rank:2,812
Average Rating: 74/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:386
Rank in 1960s227Overall Rank:2,901
Average Rating: 77/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:287
Rank in 1960s270Overall Rank:3,720
Average Rating: 73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now SuiteUnited States Max Roach
Year of Release:1960Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:259
Rank in 1960s287Overall Rank:4,038
Average Rating: 70/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:229
Rank in 1960s304Overall Rank:4,471
Average Rating: 75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:224
Rank in 1960s308Overall Rank:4,549
Average Rating: 68/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Johnny Cash 3 3%
Elvis Presley 3 3%
Eric Dolphy 3 3%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 3%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
The Everly Brothers 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 78 80%
United Kingdom 6 6%
Canada 2 2%
Italy 2 2%
South Africa 1 1%
Ukraine 1 1%
Romania 1 1%
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