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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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 Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
8. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
11. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
12. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
13. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
14. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
15. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
16. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
18. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
19. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
20. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
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