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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 15,000 greatest album charts.

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

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:3,177
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:474
Average Rating: 81/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:1,906
Rank in 1960s76Overall Rank:749
Average Rating: 81/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:592
Rank in 1960s179Overall Rank:2,028
Average Rating: 79/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:575
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,080
Average Rating: 76/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:347
Rank in 1960s233Overall Rank:3,089
Average Rating: 77/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:286
Rank in 1960s260Overall Rank:3,640
Average Rating: 73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:276
Rank in 1960s269Overall Rank:3,722
Average Rating: 74/100 (42 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:261
Rank in 1960s275Overall Rank:3,901
Average Rating: 72/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:208
Rank in 1960s315Overall Rank:4,675
Average Rating: 68/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:183
Rank in 1960s340Overall Rank:5,171
Average Rating: 76/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 3%
Johnny Cash 3 3%
Elvis Presley 3 3%
Annette Funicello 2 2%
Ray Charles 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 73 79%
United Kingdom 6 7%
Italy 2 2%
Canada 2 2%
Germany 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
South Africa 1 1%
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