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Best Albums of 1960

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1960 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 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, Ella Fitzgerald and Hank Mobley.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Sketches Of SpainUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1960Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 1960:1Rank Score:4,905
Rank in 1960s64Overall Rank:538
Average Rating:  82/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:342 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:4,888
Rank in 1960s65Overall Rank:539
Average Rating:  82/100 (446 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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3.

At Last!United States Etta James
Year of Release:1960Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:2,085
Rank in 1960s113Overall Rank:1,172
Average Rating:  78/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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4.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:1,196
Rank in 1960s166Overall Rank:1,851
Average Rating:  79/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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5.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:764
Rank in 1960s222Overall Rank:2,652
Average Rating:  75/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:736
Rank in 1960s230Overall Rank:2,721
Average Rating:  76/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now SuiteUnited States Max Roach
Year of Release:1960Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1960:7Rank Score:653
Rank in 1960s246Overall Rank:2,952
Average Rating:  76/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Soul StationUnited States Hank Mobley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1960:8Rank Score:600
Rank in 1960s254Overall Rank:3,151
Average Rating:  77/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes MontgomeryUnited States Wes Montgomery
Year of Release:1960Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1960:9Rank Score:586
Rank in 1960s258Overall Rank:3,224
Average Rating:  79/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

At Newport 1960United States Muddy Waters
Year of Release:1960Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1960:10Rank Score:517
Rank in 1960s272Overall Rank:3,571
Average Rating:  77/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Charles Mingus 4 2%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
The Everly Brothers 3 1%
Lee Morgan 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
Johnny Cash 3 1%
Bo Diddley 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 188 77%
United Kingdom 15 6%
Mixed Nationality 9 4%
Brazil 6 2%
Italy 3 1%
Canada 3 1%
Cuba 2 1%
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