The Best Albums of 1963


1. Bob DylanThe Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan


2. Charles MingusThe Black Saint and the Sinner Lady


3. Pete SeegerWe Shall Overcome


4. John ColtraneImpressions


5. Duke EllingtonMoney Jungle


6. Sam CookeNight Beat


7. John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman


8. Sandy BullFantasias for Guitar & Banjo


9. John ColtraneBallads


10. Thelonious MonkMonk’s Dream


11. James BrownLive at the Apollo


12. Jorge BenSamba Esquema Novo


13. Solomon BurkeIf You Need Me


14. The DillardsBack Porch Bluegrass


15. Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane


16. John ColtraneLive at Birdland


17. The BeatlesPlease Please Me


18. Cecil TaylorLive at the Café Montmartre


19. John Lee HookerDon’t Turn Me From Your Door


20. The BeatlesWith The Beatles


21. Tony BennettI Wanna Be Around…


22. Jackie McLeanOne Step Beyond


23. John FaheyDeath Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes


24. Hank MobleyNo Room for Squares


25. Kenny Burrell & John ColtraneKenny Burrell & John Coltrane

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