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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:13,592
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:146
Average Rating:  84/100 (822 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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2.

The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 1963:2Rank Score:13,178
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:153
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (500 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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3.

Please Please MeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1963Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 1963:3Rank Score:4,893
Rank in 1960s52Overall Rank:407
Average Rating:  78/100 (889 votes)
Comments: 51 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:3,417
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:556
Average Rating:  79/100 (307 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:1,919
Rank in 1960s97Overall Rank:948
Average Rating:  77/100 (614 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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6.

Night BeatUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1963Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1963:6Rank Score:1,112
Rank in 1960s142Overall Rank:1,496
Average Rating:  79/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

A Christmas Gift For YouMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1963Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:724
Rank in 1960s191Overall Rank:2,141
Average Rating:  78/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1963:8Rank Score:679
Rank in 1960s197Overall Rank:2,259
Average Rating:  79/100 (68 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:663
Rank in 1960s201Overall Rank:2,299
Average Rating:  79/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Samba Esquema NovoBrazil Jorge Ben
Year of Release:1963Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1963:10Rank Score:397
Rank in 1960s266Overall Rank:3,455
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1963 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 164 74%
United Kingdom 16 7%
France 7 3%
Brazil 6 3%
Mixed Nationality 5 2%
Argentina 2 1%
Puerto Rico 2 1%
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