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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, John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman and Jimmy Smith.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Freewheelin' Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1963Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 1963:1Rank Score:10,650
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:147
Average Rating: 84/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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2.

The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:296 charts
Rank in 1963:2Rank Score:9,592
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:170
Average Rating: 86/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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3.

Please Please MeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1963Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 1963:3Rank Score:3,857
Rank in 1960s53Overall Rank:405
Average Rating: 78/100 (604 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:2,654
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:567
Average Rating: 79/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.

With The BeatlesUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1963Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1963:5Rank Score:1,639
Rank in 1960s87Overall Rank:871
Average Rating: 77/100 (421 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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6.

Night BeatUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1963Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1963:6Rank Score:960
Rank in 1960s130Overall Rank:1,372
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:39 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:705
Rank in 1960s159Overall Rank:1,788
Average Rating: 78/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

A Christmas Gift For YouUnited States Phil Spector
Year of Release:1963Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1963:8Rank Score:577
Rank in 1960s183Overall Rank:2,111
Average Rating: 76/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1963:9Rank Score:418
Rank in 1960s221Overall Rank:2,720
Average Rating: 76/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

John Coltrane And Johnny HartmanUnited States John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman
Year of Release:1963Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1963:10Rank Score:313
Rank in 1960s253Overall Rank:3,463
Average Rating: 71/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 4 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 107 76%
United Kingdom 14 10%
France 5 4%
Brazil 4 3%
Argentina 2 1%
Germany 2 1%
Greece 1 1%
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