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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 35,000 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.
196029223,156 Sketches Of Spain (522nd)
by Miles Davis
196133019,179 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (750th)
by Robert Johnson
196235215,075 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,271st)
by Ray Charles
196339463,695 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (140th)
by Charles Mingus
196446752,484 A Hard Day's Night (226th)
by The Beatles
1965559261,925 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966622371,435 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967792584,451 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,076372,265 The Beatles (The White Album) (13th)
by The Beatles
19691,315583,636 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,1992,347,300

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
44.

In A Silent WayUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1969Appears in:513 charts
Rank in 1969:13Rank Score:9,440
Rank in 1960s44Overall Rank:296
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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64.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:4,918
Rank in 1960s64Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  82/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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228.

Miles SmilesUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1967Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1967:41Rank Score:718
Rank in 1960s228Overall Rank:2,699
Average Rating:  79/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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297.

Someday My Prince Will ComeUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1961Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1961:8Rank Score:431
Rank in 1960s297Overall Rank:4,027
Average Rating:  77/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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325.

Filles de KilimanjaroUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1969Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1969:84Rank Score:370
Rank in 1960s325Overall Rank:4,553
Average Rating:  78/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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380.

NefertitiUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1968Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1968:74Rank Score:299
Rank in 1960s380Overall Rank:5,414
Average Rating:  80/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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431.

E.S.P.United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1965Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1965:44Rank Score:245
Rank in 1960s431Overall Rank:6,351
Average Rating:  75/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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755.

My Funny Valentine: Miles Davis In ConcertUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1965Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1965:70Rank Score:107
Rank in 1960s755Overall Rank:12,015
Average Rating:  76/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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814.

Miles In The SkyUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1968Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1968:164Rank Score:97
Rank in 1960s814Overall Rank:13,261
Average Rating:  76/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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927.

SorcererUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1967Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1967:132Rank Score:80
Rank in 1960s927Overall Rank:15,896
Average Rating:  75/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 37 4%
1961 41 4%
1962 37 4%
1963 57 6%
1964 61 6%
1965 94 9%
1966 105 11%
1967 144 14%
1968 195 20%
1969 229 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
The Beach Boys 14 1%
John Coltrane 13 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
Miles Davis 11 1%
Nina Simone 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 616 62%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Brazil 32 3%
Canada 22 2%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Germany 14 1%
France 10 1%
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