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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 Johnny Cash.
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1.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:3,132
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:498
Average Rating: 81/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:2,044
Rank in 1960s76Overall Rank:732
Average Rating: 81/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:605
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:2,060
Average Rating: 78/100 (54 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:532
Rank in 1960s197Overall Rank:2,287
Average Rating: 76/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:405
Rank in 1960s227Overall Rank:2,823
Average Rating: 74/100 (47 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:389
Rank in 1960s230Overall Rank:2,917
Average Rating: 77/100 (42 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 1960s261Overall Rank:3,565
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:30 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:261
Rank in 1960s290Overall Rank:4,068
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:237
Rank in 1960s304Overall Rank:4,397
Average Rating: 75/100 (49 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 1960s312Overall Rank:4,573
Average Rating: 68/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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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%
Charles Mingus 2 2%
Chet Baker 2 2%
Nat King Cole 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 81 81%
United Kingdom 6 6%
Canada 2 2%
Italy 2 2%
Brazil 1 1%
Nigeria 1 1%
Belgium 1 1%
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