Best Albums of 1963

Listed below are the best albums of 1963 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1963 year summaryThe best artists of 1963 were Charles Mingus, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Thelonious Monk, The Thelonious Monk Quartet, The Beach Boys, Duke Ellington & John Coltrane and John Coltrane.
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Total albums: 436. Page 13 of 44

Best Albums of 1963 composition

Country Albums %


United States 290 67%
United Kingdom 35 8%
Brazil 22 5%
France 15 3%
Germany 11 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 3%
Canada 8 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 419 96%
Yes 17 4%
Live? Albums %
No 424 97%
Yes 12 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 432 99%
Yes 4 1%
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