Most Popular Album the Year You Were Born

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Source: Courtesy of Columbia Records

1961
> Most popular album: Camelot
> Artist: Original Cast
> Biggest single: N/A
> Estimated albums through 1961: N/A
> All time albums: 0.5 million

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Masterworks and Sony Classical

1962
> Most popular album: West Side Story
> Artist: Soundtrack
> Biggest single: “America”
> Estimated albums through 1962: N/A
> All time albums: 3 million

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Masterworks and Sony Classical

1963
> Most popular album: West Side Story
> Artist: Soundtrack
> Biggest single: “America”
> Estimated albums through 1963: 0.5 million
> All time albums: 3 million

Source: Courtesy of RCA Victor

1964
> Most popular album: Hello, Dolly!
> Artist: Original Cast
> Biggest single: “Hello, Dolly!”
> Estimated albums through 1964: 0.5 million
> All time albums: 0.5 million

Source: Courtesy of Vista Records

1965
> Most popular album: Mary Poppins
> Artist: Soundtrack
> Biggest single: “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”
> Estimated albums through 1965: 0.5 million
> All time albums: 0.5 million