"How does it feel, To be on your own, With no direction home"

- Bob Dylan
 

Best Albums of the 1960s

« View best albums of the 1950sView best albums of the 1970s »

Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1960s decade summary
YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
196018616,415 Sketches Of Spain (507th)
by Miles Davis
196120914,538 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (626th)
by Robert Johnson
196221810,677 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,166th)
by Ray Charles
196326446,852 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (145th)
by Bob Dylan
196431139,302 A Hard Day's Night (223rd)
by The Beatles
1965378205,261 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966406292,100 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967554465,598 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968750295,672 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969880444,653 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,1561,831,068

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Velvet Underground, The Beach Boys, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, King Crimson and Van Morrison.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
151.

Moby GrapeUnited States Moby Grape
Year of Release:1967Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1967:31Rank Score:999
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,631
Average Rating:  78/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
152.

A Quick OneUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1966Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1966:16Rank Score:959
Rank in 1960s152Overall Rank:1,682
Average Rating:  75/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
153.

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1964:7Rank Score:953
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,690
Average Rating:  78/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
154.

TruthUnited Kingdom The Jeff Beck Group
Year of Release:1968Appears in:106 charts
Rank in 1968:29Rank Score:923
Rank in 1960s154Overall Rank:1,735
Average Rating:  78/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
155.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1968:30Rank Score:910
Rank in 1960s155Overall Rank:1,756
Average Rating:  79/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
156.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:904
Rank in 1960s156Overall Rank:1,766
Average Rating:  77/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
157.

Song CycleUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:900
Rank in 1960s157Overall Rank:1,771
Average Rating:  77/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
158.

The Allman Brothers BandUnited States The Allman Brothers Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1969:44Rank Score:899
Rank in 1960s158Overall Rank:1,773
Average Rating:  78/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
159.

Uncle MeatUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1969Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1969:45Rank Score:891
Rank in 1960s159Overall Rank:1,787
Average Rating:  78/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
160.

Bert JanschUnited Kingdom Bert Jansch
Year of Release:1965Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1965:16Rank Score:885
Rank in 1960s160Overall Rank:1,794
Average Rating:  80/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 41 4%
1961 40 4%
1962 41 4%
1963 53 5%
1964 63 6%
1965 90 9%
1966 102 10%
1967 142 14%
1968 196 20%
1969 232 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 16 2%
The Beatles 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 14 1%
John Coltrane 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
Miles Davis 10 1%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 603 60%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Brazil 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
Canada 19 2%
France 11 1%
Germany 10 1%
Show all

« View best albums of the 1950sView best albums of the 1970s »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


    Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt