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Best Albums of the 1960s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
196035024,261 Sketches Of Spain (529th)
by Miles Davis
196137121,839 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (753rd)
by Robert Johnson
196239216,330 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,296th)
by Ray Charles
196343866,836 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (135th)
by Charles Mingus
196450555,152 A Hard Day's Night (231st)
by The Beatles
1965598267,257 Highway 61 Revisited (21st)
by Bob Dylan
1966661379,343 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967875595,598 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,123381,452 The Beatles (The White Album) (13th)
by The Beatles
19691,360595,296 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,6732,403,365

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Velvet Underground And Nico, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and The Rolling Stones.
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RankAlbumArtist
102.

Pastel BluesUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1965Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1965:9Rank Score:2,441
Rank in 1960s102Overall Rank:1,012
Average Rating:  81/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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154.

Wild Is The WindUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1966Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1966:17Rank Score:1,309
Rank in 1960s154Overall Rank:1,726
Average Rating:  80/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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224.

I Put A Spell On YouUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1965Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1965:22Rank Score:755
Rank in 1960s224Overall Rank:2,673
Average Rating:  79/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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240.

Nina Simone Sings The BluesUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1967Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1967:42Rank Score:687
Rank in 1960s240Overall Rank:2,868
Average Rating:  81/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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604.

Nina Simone In ConcertUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1964Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1964:41Rank Score:154
Rank in 1960s604Overall Rank:9,202
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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636.

To Love SomebodyUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1969Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1969:149Rank Score:141
Rank in 1960s636Overall Rank:9,864
Average Rating:  74/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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640.

High Priestess Of SoulUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1967Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1967:94Rank Score:140
Rank in 1960s640Overall Rank:9,933
Average Rating:  77/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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704.

'Nuff Said !United States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1968Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1968:147Rank Score:121
Rank in 1960s704Overall Rank:11,138
Average Rating:  76/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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708.

Nina Simone At NewportUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1960Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1960:29Rank Score:120
Rank in 1960s708Overall Rank:11,212
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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928.

Forbidden FruitUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1961Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1961:45Rank Score:85
Rank in 1960s928Overall Rank:15,475
Average Rating:  71/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 35 4%
1961 48 5%
1962 37 4%
1963 57 6%
1964 63 6%
1965 92 9%
1966 105 11%
1967 144 14%
1968 192 19%
1969 227 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
The Beach Boys 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Nina Simone 10 1%
Miles Davis 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 597 60%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Brazil 32 3%
Canada 23 2%
France 16 2%
Germany 13 1%
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