Best Albums of 1961

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1961 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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1961 year summaryThe best artists of 1961 were John Coltrane, Robert Johnson, Ornette Coleman, Bill Evans, Bill Evans Trio, Ornette Coleman Double Quartet, Oliver Nelson, Miles Davis, Patsy Cline and Django Reinhardt.
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1961
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414
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280
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Total albums: 295. Page 2 of 30

Best Albums of 1961 composition

Country Albums %


United States 211 72%
United Kingdom 22 7%
Brazil 12 4%
Mixed Nationality 11 4%
France 10 3%
Italy 6 2%
Russia 4 1%
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