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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 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1960 year summaryThe best artists of 1960 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Joan Baez, Elvis Presley, Charles Mingus, Wes Montgomery, Ella Fitzgerald, Max Roach, Muddy Waters and Hank Mobley.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:3,658
Rank in 1960s59Overall Rank:465
Average Rating:  82/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:2,307
Rank in 1960s75Overall Rank:705
Average Rating:  82/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:533
Rank in 1960s213Overall Rank:2,456
Average Rating:  75/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:480
Rank in 1960s221Overall Rank:2,642
Average Rating:  78/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:449
Rank in 1960s227Overall Rank:2,797
Average Rating:  74/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:432
Rank in 1960s234Overall Rank:2,897
Average Rating:  76/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.

We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now SuiteUnited States Max Roach
Year of Release:1960Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:321
Rank in 1960s275Overall Rank:3,683
Average Rating:  71/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:311
Rank in 1960s279Overall Rank:3,766
Average Rating:  73/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:280
Rank in 1960s298Overall Rank:4,097
Average Rating:  76/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Soul StationUnited States Hank Mobley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:241
Rank in 1960s322Overall Rank:4,598
Average Rating:  74/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Johnny Cash 3 3%
Eric Dolphy 3 3%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 3%
Elvis Presley 3 3%
Ray Charles 2 2%
João Gilberto 2 2%
Sarah Vaughan 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 99 83%
United Kingdom 6 5%
Mixed Nationality 2 2%
Brazil 2 2%
Italy 2 2%
South Africa 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
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