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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 27,000 greatest album charts.

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1960 year summaryThe best artists of 1960 were Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Etta James, Elvis Presley, Charles Mingus, Joan Baez, Ella Fitzgerald, Wes Montgomery, Max Roach and Hank Mobley.
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11.

Ella In BerlinUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1960:11Rank Score:353
Rank in 1960s300Overall Rank:4,109
Average Rating:  75/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.

Nice 'n' EasyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1960Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1960:12Rank Score:275
Rank in 1960s348Overall Rank:4,984
Average Rating:  71/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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13.

Walk Don't RunUnited States The Ventures
Year of Release:1960Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1960:13Rank Score:251
Rank in 1960s372Overall Rank:5,324
Average Rating:  75/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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14.

KontakteGermany Karlheinz Stockhausen
Year of Release:1960Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1960:14Rank Score:222
Rank in 1960s399Overall Rank:5,876
Average Rating:  69/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross!Mixed Nationality Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Year of Release:1960Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1960:15Rank Score:220
Rank in 1960s400Overall Rank:5,931
Average Rating:  67/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.

His Hand In MineUnited States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:16Rank Score:206
Rank in 1960s422Overall Rank:6,231
Average Rating:  68/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.

Portrait In JazzUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1960Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1960:17Rank Score:188
Rank in 1960s452Overall Rank:6,652
Average Rating:  78/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.

The Genius Hits The RoadUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:18Rank Score:183
Rank in 1960s457Overall Rank:6,778
Average Rating:  72/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.

Miriam MakebaSouth Africa Miriam Makeba
Year of Release:1960Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1960:19Rank Score:181
Rank in 1960s464Overall Rank:6,858
Average Rating:  68/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.

Ella Wishes You A Swinging ChristmasUnited States Ella Fitzgerald
Year of Release:1960Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1960:20Rank Score:132
Rank in 1960s576Overall Rank:8,732
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1960 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 4 2%
Eric Dolphy 3 2%
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 3 2%
Lee Morgan 3 2%
Ella Fitzgerald 3 2%
The Everly Brothers 3 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 143 86%
United Kingdom 8 5%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Italy 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
Austria 2 1%
Puerto Rico 1 1%
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