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Top-rated albums of 1960

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1960 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings.)

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1.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:4,252
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:570
Average Rating:  82/100 (397 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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2.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:4,826
Rank in 1960s62Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  82/100 (446 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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3.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:556
Rank in 1960s252Overall Rank:3,209
Average Rating:  79/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

A Night In TunisiaUnited States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1960Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1960:36Rank Score:100
Rank in 1960s774Overall Rank:12,330
Average Rating:  79/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

Portrait In JazzUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1960Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1960:15Rank Score:245
Rank in 1960s419Overall Rank:6,145
Average Rating:  78/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:1,078
Rank in 1960s169Overall Rank:1,918
Average Rating:  78/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

Soul StationUnited States Hank Mobley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:579
Rank in 1960s250Overall Rank:3,094
Average Rating:  78/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.

At Last!United States Etta James
Year of Release:1960Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:1,791
Rank in 1960s117Overall Rank:1,237
Average Rating:  78/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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9.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1960:11Rank Score:435
Rank in 1960s287Overall Rank:3,873
Average Rating:  77/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Open SesameUnited States Freddie Hubbard
Year of Release:1960Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1960:50Rank Score:48
Rank in 1960s1,176Overall Rank:20,995
Average Rating:  76/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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