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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:2,898
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:486
Average Rating: 81/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:1,902
Rank in 1960s74Overall Rank:710
Average Rating: 81/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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3.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:581
Rank in 1960s172Overall Rank:1,960
Average Rating: 77/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:429
Rank in 1960s206Overall Rank:2,485
Average Rating: 79/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:286
Rank in 1960s250Overall Rank:3,472
Average Rating: 74/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:282
Rank in 1960s252Overall Rank:3,511
Average Rating: 77/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

The Best Of Django ReinhardtBelgium Django Reinhardt
Year of Release:1960Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:221
Rank in 1960s281Overall Rank:4,274
Average Rating: 75/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:220
Rank in 1960s282Overall Rank:4,291
Average Rating: 74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now SuiteUnited States Max Roach
Year of Release:1960Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:212
Rank in 1960s287Overall Rank:4,417
Average Rating: 72/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:200
Rank in 1960s304Overall Rank:4,643
Average Rating: 69/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Johnny Cash 3 3%
Elvis Presley 3 3%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 3%
The Everly Brothers 2 2%
Chet Baker 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Nat King Cole 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 70 79%
United Kingdom 6 7%
Canada 2 2%
Italy 2 2%
Romania 1 1%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
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