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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 (738th)
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
125.

Modern Sounds In Country And Western MusicUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1962Appears in:210 charts
Rank in 1962:1Rank Score:1,788
Rank in 1960s125Overall Rank:1,294
Average Rating:  79/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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158.

Howlin' Wolf
Compilation
United States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1962Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1962:2Rank Score:1,273
Rank in 1960s158Overall Rank:1,756
Average Rating:  80/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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191.

Waltz For DebbyUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1962Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:991
Rank in 1960s191Overall Rank:2,161
Average Rating:  80/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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198.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:932
Rank in 1960s198Overall Rank:2,268
Average Rating:  72/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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237.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1962:5Rank Score:713
Rank in 1960s237Overall Rank:2,768
Average Rating:  75/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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287.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:470
Rank in 1960s287Overall Rank:3,831
Average Rating:  80/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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301.

Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1962:7Rank Score:436
Rank in 1960s301Overall Rank:4,076
Average Rating:  77/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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311.

Jazz SambaUnited States Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd
Year of Release:1962Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1962:8Rank Score:403
Rank in 1960s311Overall Rank:4,322
Average Rating:  78/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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324.

Takin' OffUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1962Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1962:9Rank Score:381
Rank in 1960s324Overall Rank:4,530
Average Rating:  75/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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330.

GoUnited States Dexter Gordon
Year of Release:1962Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1962:10Rank Score:374
Rank in 1960s330Overall Rank:4,609
Average Rating:  78/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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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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