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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 17,000 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, Django Reinhardt and The Everly Brothers.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:3,292
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:487
Average Rating:  81/100 (218 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:2,090
Rank in 1960s75Overall Rank:731
Average Rating:  81/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:703
Rank in 1960s171Overall Rank:1,838
Average Rating:  77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:535
Rank in 1960s202Overall Rank:2,307
Average Rating:  75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:428
Rank in 1960s225Overall Rank:2,769
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:390
Rank in 1960s234Overall Rank:3,002
Average Rating:  76/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:308
Rank in 1960s269Overall Rank:3,636
Average Rating:  73/100 (30 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:29 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:301
Rank in 1960s274Overall Rank:3,704
Average Rating:  70/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

The Best Of Django Reinhardt
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Belgium Django Reinhardt
Year of Release:1960Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:270
Rank in 1960s295Overall Rank:4,024
Average Rating:  74/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:225
Rank in 1960s322Overall Rank:4,648
Average Rating:  75/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Eric Dolphy 3 3%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 3%
Johnny Cash 3 3%
Elvis Presley 3 3%
Nat King Cole 2 2%
Ray Charles 2 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 80 80%
United Kingdom 6 6%
Canada 2 2%
Italy 2 2%
Brazil 2 2%
Nigeria 1 1%
Belgium 1 1%
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