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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, Joan Baez, Charles Mingus, Wes Montgomery, Elvis Presley, Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Cash, Max Roach and The Everly Brothers.
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1.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:3,115
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:482
Average Rating: 81/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:1,960
Rank in 1960s77Overall Rank:750
Average Rating: 81/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:584
Rank in 1960s180Overall Rank:2,086
Average Rating: 76/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:538
Rank in 1960s189Overall Rank:2,221
Average Rating: 79/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 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:346
Rank in 1960s237Overall Rank:3,175
Average Rating: 77/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:287
Rank in 1960s262Overall Rank:3,691
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:38 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:282
Rank in 1960s264Overall Rank:3,738
Average Rating: 74/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now SuiteUnited States Max Roach
Year of Release:1960Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:250
Rank in 1960s286Overall Rank:4,134
Average Rating: 70/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:220
Rank in 1960s304Overall Rank:4,560
Average Rating: 68/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:196
Rank in 1960s334Overall Rank:5,005
Average Rating: 76/100 (48 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%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
The Everly Brothers 2 2%
Chet Baker 2 2%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 73 79%
United Kingdom 6 7%
Canada 2 2%
Italy 2 2%
South Africa 1 1%
Ukraine 1 1%
Romania 1 1%
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