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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 25,000 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, Max Roach, Wes Montgomery, Ella Fitzgerald and Hank Mobley.
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11.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1960:11Rank Score:337
Rank in 1960s308Overall Rank:4,123
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:12Rank Score:270
Rank in 1960s344Overall Rank:4,875
Average Rating:  72/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.

Walk Don't RunUnited States The Ventures
Year of Release:1960Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1960:13Rank Score:235
Rank in 1960s377Overall Rank:5,436
Average Rating:  75/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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14.

PsychoUnited States Bernard Herrmann
Year of Release:1960Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1960:14Rank Score:222
Rank in 1960s388Overall Rank:5,688
Average Rating:  73/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross!Mixed Nationality Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Year of Release:1960Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1960:15Rank Score:222
Rank in 1960s389Overall Rank:5,691
Average Rating:  67/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.

KontakteGermany Karlheinz Stockhausen
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:16Rank Score:216
Rank in 1960s395Overall Rank:5,814
Average Rating:  69/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.

His Hand In MineUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:17Rank Score:206
Rank in 1960s414Overall Rank:6,007
Average Rating:  69/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

A Date With The Everly BrothersUnited States The Everly Brothers
Year of Release:1960Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1960:18Rank Score:176
Rank in 1960s458Overall Rank:6,783
Average Rating:  74/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.

The Genius Hits The RoadUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1960Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1960:19Rank Score:175
Rank in 1960s462Overall Rank:6,834
Average Rating:  69/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

Miriam MakebaSouth Africa Miriam Makeba
Year of Release:1960Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1960:20Rank Score:169
Rank in 1960s476Overall Rank:7,011
Average Rating:  68/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 4 3%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Eric Dolphy 3 2%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 3 2%
Art Pepper 3 2%
The Everly Brothers 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 136 86%
United Kingdom 7 4%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Italy 2 1%
Austria 2 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Ukraine 1 1%
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