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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, Muddy Waters and The Everly Brothers.
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1.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:3,163
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:493
Average Rating: 81/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:2,049
Rank in 1960s78Overall Rank:732
Average Rating: 81/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:625
Rank in 1960s180Overall Rank:2,022
Average Rating: 78/100 (55 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:531
Rank in 1960s200Overall Rank:2,299
Average Rating: 76/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:394
Rank in 1960s230Overall Rank:2,910
Average Rating: 77/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:391
Rank in 1960s231Overall Rank:2,924
Average Rating: 74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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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 1960s263Overall Rank:3,586
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:29 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:272
Rank in 1960s285Overall Rank:3,949
Average Rating: 71/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:236
Rank in 1960s306Overall Rank:4,434
Average Rating: 75/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:225
Rank in 1960s315Overall Rank:4,608
Average Rating: 68/100 (26 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%
Eric Dolphy 3 3%
Ella Fitzgerald 2 2%
Ray Charles 2 2%
Annette Funicello 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 81 81%
United Kingdom 6 6%
Italy 2 2%
Canada 2 2%
Belgium 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
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