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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.
196034124,115 Giant Steps (541st)
by John Coltrane
196136020,454 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (737th)
by Robert Johnson
196238315,862 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,294th)
by Ray Charles
196342665,396 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (137th)
by Charles Mingus
196448953,605 A Hard Day's Night (227th)
by The Beatles
1965589265,211 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966659376,486 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967840591,282 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,110379,079 The Beatles (The White Album) (12th)
by The Beatles
19691,352591,883 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,5492,383,373

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
43.

In A Silent WayUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1969Appears in:542 charts
Rank in 1969:13Rank Score:9,940
Rank in 1960s43Overall Rank:280
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (633 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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65.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:375 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:4,826
Rank in 1960s65Overall Rank:543
Average Rating:  82/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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302.

Someday My Prince Will ComeUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1961Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1961:8Rank Score:435
Rank in 1960s302Overall Rank:4,087
Average Rating:  77/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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334.

Filles de KilimanjaroUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1969Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1969:86Rank Score:366
Rank in 1960s334Overall Rank:4,686
Average Rating:  78/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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376.

NefertitiUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1968Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1968:73Rank Score:312
Rank in 1960s376Overall Rank:5,335
Average Rating:  80/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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418.

E.S.P.United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1965Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1965:41Rank Score:265
Rank in 1960s418Overall Rank:6,060
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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737.

My Funny Valentine: Miles Davis In ConcertUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1965Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1965:68Rank Score:111
Rank in 1960s737Overall Rank:11,829
Average Rating:  75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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798.

Miles In The SkyUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1968Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1968:166Rank Score:101
Rank in 1960s798Overall Rank:12,861
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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933.

Seven Steps To HeavenUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1963Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1963:53Rank Score:81
Rank in 1960s933Overall Rank:16,015
Average Rating:  75/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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976.

SorcererUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1967Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1967:139Rank Score:76
Rank in 1960s976Overall Rank:16,770
Average Rating:  76/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 35 4%
1961 44 4%
1962 37 4%
1963 56 6%
1964 61 6%
1965 94 9%
1966 102 10%
1967 143 14%
1968 197 20%
1969 231 23%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 610 61%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Brazil 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Canada 23 2%
France 13 1%
Germany 13 1%
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