Best Albums of 1960

Listed below are the best albums of 1960 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1960 year summaryThe best artists of 1960 were John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Etta James, Charles Mingus, Elvis Presley, Joan Baez, Max Roach, Muddy Waters, The Everly Brothers and Wes Montgomery.
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1960
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4,148
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1960
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1960
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2,098
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1960
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1,277
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1960
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812
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1960
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722
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1960
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536
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1960
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513
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1960
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502
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Total albums: 477. Page 1 of 48

Best Albums of 1960 composition

Country Albums %


United States 341 71%
United Kingdom 30 6%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 11 2%
France 10 2%
Germany 8 2%
Brazil 7 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 462 97%
Yes 15 3%
Live? Albums %
No 466 98%
Yes 11 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 471 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Albums of 1956
1. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
2. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
3. Pithecanthropus Erectus by Charles Mingus
4. Ella & Louis by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
5. Ellington At Newport by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
6. Lady Sings The Blues by Billie Holiday
7. Elvis by Elvis Presley
8. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book by Ella Fitzgerald
9. J.S. Bach: The Goldberg Variations by Glenn Gould
10. This Is Fats Domino! by Fats Domino
11. The Wildest! by Louis Prima
12. Music Of India (Three Classical Ragas) by Ravi Shankar
13. Johnny Burnette And The Rock N' Roll Trio by Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n Roll Trio
14. Jazz At Massey Hall by The Quintet
15. Bluejean Bop by Gene Vincent
16. Calypso by Harry Belafonte
17. Rock And Rollin' With Fats Domino by Fats Domino
18. Moondog by Moondog
19. Tragic Songs Of Life by The Louvin Brothers
20. Tenor Madness by Sonny Rollins
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