Best Albums of 1961

Listed below are the best albums of 1961 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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: 317. Page 8 of 32

Best Albums of 1961 composition

Country Albums %


United States 223 70%
United Kingdom 23 7%
Brazil 12 4%
Mixed Nationality 12 4%
France 12 4%
Italy 7 2%
Russia 4 1%
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