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Best Albums of 1963

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1963 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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1963 year summaryThe best artists of 1963 were Bob Dylan, Charles Mingus, The Beatles, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Phil Spector, Thelonious Monk, The Beach Boys, Herbert von Karajan / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Freewheelin' Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1963Appears in:381 charts
Rank in 1963:1Rank Score:11,241
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:142
Average Rating: 84/100 (602 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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2.

The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1963:2Rank Score:9,846
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:170
Average Rating: 86/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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3.

Please Please MeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1963Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1963:3Rank Score:3,941
Rank in 1960s53Overall Rank:409
Average Rating: 77/100 (622 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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4.

Live At The ApolloUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1963Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1963:4Rank Score:2,651
Rank in 1960s69Overall Rank:581
Average Rating: 79/100 (231 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.

With The BeatlesUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1963Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 1963:5Rank Score:1,692
Rank in 1960s88Overall Rank:880
Average Rating: 77/100 (440 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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6.

Night BeatUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1963Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1963:6Rank Score:955
Rank in 1960s134Overall Rank:1,406
Average Rating: 78/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus MingusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:709
Rank in 1960s165Overall Rank:1,825
Average Rating: 78/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

A Christmas Gift For YouUnited States Phil Spector
Year of Release:1963Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1963:8Rank Score:601
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,077
Average Rating: 75/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1963:9Rank Score:528
Rank in 1960s201Overall Rank:2,309
Average Rating: 76/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Surfer GirlUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1963Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1963:10Rank Score:271
Rank in 1960s286Overall Rank:3,950
Average Rating: 69/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1963 composition

Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 3 2%
The Beatles 3 2%
Charles Mingus 3 2%
Jan & Dean 2 1%
Martha & The Vandellas 2 1%
Sam Cooke 2 1%
Barbra Streisand 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 108 75%
United Kingdom 14 10%
France 6 4%
Brazil 4 3%
Argentina 2 1%
Germany 2 1%
Greece 1 1%
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