Best Albums of 1960

Listed below are the best albums of 1960 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1960 year summaryThe best artists of 1960 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Etta James, Charles Mingus, Elvis Presley, Joan Baez, Max Roach, Wes Montgomery, Muddy Waters and The Everly Brothers.
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Total albums: 430. Page 1 of 43

Best Albums of 1960 composition

Country Albums %


United States 313 73%
United Kingdom 29 7%
Mixed Nationality 11 3%
France 9 2%
Italy 8 2%
Brazil 6 1%
Canada 6 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 415 97%
Yes 15 3%
Live? Albums %
No 420 98%
Yes 10 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 426 99%
Yes 4 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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