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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67
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1960
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1960
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1960
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13
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1960
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9
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1960
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6
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1960
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5
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1960
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3
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1960
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Total albums: 13. Page 1 of 2

Best Albums of 1960 composition

Country Albums %


United States 340 72%
United Kingdom 30 6%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 11 2%
France 10 2%
Germany 7 1%
Brazil 7 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 460 97%
Yes 15 3%
Live? Albums %
No 464 98%
Yes 11 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 469 99%
Yes 6 1%
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