Best Albums of 1961

Listed below are the best albums of 1961 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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, Miles Davis, Oliver Nelson, Patsy Cline and John Coltrane Quartet.
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Total albums: 320. Page 27 of 32

Best Albums of 1961 composition

Country Albums %


United States 227 71%
United Kingdom 23 7%
France 12 4%
Brazil 12 4%
Mixed Nationality 11 3%
Italy 7 2%
Russia 4 1%
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Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Pixies
14. Neil Young
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. The Who
20. R.E.M.
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