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, The Everly Brothers, Muddy Waters and Wes Montgomery.
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1960
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166
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Buy album United States
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1960
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Buy album United States
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150
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Buy album United States
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1960
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146
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1960
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144
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
1960
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134
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1960
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133
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Total albums: 473. Page 3 of 48

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%
Germany 7 1%
Brazil 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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