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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4,005
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1960
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3,879
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1960
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2,069
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1960
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1,231
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1960
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820
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1960
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728
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1960
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685
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1960
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535
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1960
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503
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502
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Total albums: 472. Page 1 of 48

Best Albums of 1960 composition

Country Albums %


United States 338 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 457 97%
Yes 15 3%
Live? Albums %
No 461 98%
Yes 11 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 466 99%
Yes 6 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
3. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
4. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
5. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
6. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
7. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
8. BrooklynVegan's Top Albums of 2010s by BrooklynVegan (2020)
9. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
10. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
11. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
12. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
13. The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s by Spin (2020)
14. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
16. Die 100 besten Alben der 10er Jahre by Musikexpress.de (2020)
17. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
18. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
19. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
20. BEST OF 2011 - 2020: Die besten Alben des Jahrzehnts by laut (2020)
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