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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1960
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145.
Oliver! 
Soundtrack
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1960
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11
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1960
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6
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Total albums: 30. Page 1 of 3

Best Albums of 1960 composition

Country Albums %


United States 338 71%
United Kingdom 30 6%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 11 2%
France 10 2%
Brazil 7 1%
Germany 7 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 458 97%
Yes 15 3%
Live? Albums %
No 462 98%
Yes 11 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 467 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. Neil Young
13. The Smiths
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. R.E.M.
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Bruce Springsteen
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