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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 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1963 year summaryThe best artists of 1963 were Charles Mingus, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Thelonious Monk, The Beach Boys, Jorge Ben, Frank Sinatra and John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Freewheelin' Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1963Appears in:509 charts
Rank in 1963:1Rank Score:13,528
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  84/100 (809 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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2.

The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:425 charts
Rank in 1963:2Rank Score:13,112
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:153
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (489 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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3.

Please Please MeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1963Appears in:321 charts
Rank in 1963:3Rank Score:4,918
Rank in 1960s52Overall Rank:403
Average Rating:  78/100 (869 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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4.

Live At The ApolloUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1963Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 1963:4Rank Score:3,378
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:560
Average Rating:  79/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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5.

With The BeatlesUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1963Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1963:5Rank Score:1,932
Rank in 1960s98Overall Rank:939
Average Rating:  77/100 (602 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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6.

Night BeatUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1963Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1963:6Rank Score:1,094
Rank in 1960s143Overall Rank:1,515
Average Rating:  78/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

A Christmas Gift For YouMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1963Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:794
Rank in 1960s179Overall Rank:1,965
Average Rating:  78/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1963:8Rank Score:679
Rank in 1960s196Overall Rank:2,239
Average Rating:  79/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus MingusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1963:9Rank Score:664
Rank in 1960s201Overall Rank:2,289
Average Rating:  79/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Samba Esquema NovoBrazil Jorge Ben
Year of Release:1963Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1963:10Rank Score:361
Rank in 1960s281Overall Rank:3,687
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1963 composition

Artist Albums %


Charles Mingus 3 1%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Frank Sinatra 3 1%
The Beach Boys 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
The Beatles 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 162 74%
United Kingdom 16 7%
France 7 3%
Brazil 6 3%
Mixed Nationality 5 2%
Austria 2 1%
Italy 2 1%
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