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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4,122
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1960
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3,983
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1960
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2,105
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1960
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1,263
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1960
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817
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1960
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726
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1960
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675
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1960
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538
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1960
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515
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502
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Total albums: 338. Page 1 of 34

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%
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