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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 24,000 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, Ella Fitzgerald, Wes Montgomery, Max Roach and The Everly Brothers.
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11.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1960:11Rank Score:329
Rank in 1960s301Overall Rank:4,095
Average Rating:  76/100 (37 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:272
Rank in 1960s334Overall Rank:4,736
Average Rating:  73/100 (36 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:236
Rank in 1960s363Overall Rank:5,269
Average Rating:  76/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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14.

PsychoUnited States Bernard Herrmann
Year of Release:1960Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1960:14Rank Score:219
Rank in 1960s381Overall Rank:5,604
Average Rating:  79/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.

KontakteGermany Karlheinz Stockhausen
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:15Rank Score:216
Rank in 1960s388Overall Rank:5,680
Average Rating:  71/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross!Mixed Nationality Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Year of Release:1960Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1960:16Rank Score:214
Rank in 1960s394Overall Rank:5,714
Average Rating:  68/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.

His Hand In MineUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:17Rank Score:207
Rank in 1960s408Overall Rank:5,872
Average Rating:  71/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.

The Genius Hits The RoadUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1960Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1960:18Rank Score:176
Rank in 1960s448Overall Rank:6,646
Average Rating:  72/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.

A Date With The Everly BrothersUnited States The Everly Brothers
Year of Release:1960Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1960:19Rank Score:173
Rank in 1960s454Overall Rank:6,748
Average Rating:  75/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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20.

Miriam MakebaSouth Africa Miriam Makeba
Year of Release:1960Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1960:20Rank Score:171
Rank in 1960s459Overall Rank:6,788
Average Rating:  70/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 4 3%
Ella Fitzgerald 3 2%
Art Pepper 3 2%
The Everly Brothers 3 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 2%
Chet Baker 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 127 85%
United Kingdom 7 5%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Italy 2 1%
Austria 2 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
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