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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 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1960 year summaryThe best artists of 1960 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Etta James, Elvis Presley, Charles Mingus, Joan Baez, Wes Montgomery, Ella Fitzgerald, The Everly Brothers and Max Roach.
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11.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1960:11Rank Score:330
Rank in 1960s296Overall Rank:4,005
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1960:12Rank Score:272
Rank in 1960s328Overall Rank:4,604
Average Rating:  72/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.

Walk Don't RunUnited States The Ventures
Year of Release:1960Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1960:13Rank Score:236
Rank in 1960s354Overall Rank:5,155
Average Rating:  76/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.

KontakteGermany Karlheinz Stockhausen
Year of Release:1960Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1960:14Rank Score:221
Rank in 1960s367Overall Rank:5,406
Average Rating:  71/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross!Mixed Nationality Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Year of Release:1960Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1960:15Rank Score:214
Rank in 1960s379Overall Rank:5,572
Average Rating:  68/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.

PsychoUnited States Bernard Herrmann
Year of Release:1960Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1960:16Rank Score:205
Rank in 1960s396Overall Rank:5,760
Average Rating:  79/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.

His Hand In MineUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1960:17Rank Score:204
Rank in 1960s399Overall Rank:5,799
Average Rating:  71/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

Sin & SoulUnited States Oscar Brown, Jr.
Year of Release:1960Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1960:18Rank Score:195
Rank in 1960s410Overall Rank:5,998
Average Rating:  77/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.

The Genius Hits The RoadUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1960Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1960:19Rank Score:170
Rank in 1960s452Overall Rank:6,689
Average Rating:  72/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

A Date With The Everly BrothersUnited States The Everly Brothers
Year of Release:1960Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1960:20Rank Score:156
Rank in 1960s483Overall Rank:7,173
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 4 3%
The Everly Brothers 3 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 2%
Art Pepper 3 2%
Ray Charles 2 1%
Billy Fury 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 123 84%
United Kingdom 7 5%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Austria 2 1%
Italy 2 1%
Russia 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
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