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Best Albums of the 1960s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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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.
196012111,776 Sketches Of Spain (493rd)
by Miles Davis
196113512,455 King of the Delta Blues Singers (528th)
by Robert Johnson
19621387,665 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,101st)
by Ray Charles
196317436,682 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (143rd)
by Bob Dylan
196421230,886 A Hard Day's Night (200th)
by The Beatles
1965261168,989 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966284241,823 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967395390,083 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968517242,904 The Beatles (The White Album) (9th)
by The Beatles
1969552358,489 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total2,7891,501,753

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.
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151.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:801
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,641
Average Rating: 77/100 (218 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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152.

Blood, Sweat & Tears United States Blood, Sweat & Tears
Year of Release:1968Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:798
Rank in 1960s152Overall Rank:1,645
Average Rating: 75/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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153.

Fifth DimensionUnited States The Byrds
Year of Release:1966Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1966:15Rank Score:791
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,662
Average Rating: 76/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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154.

Then Play OnUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1969Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1969:42Rank Score:776
Rank in 1960s154Overall Rank:1,685
Average Rating: 75/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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155.

Procol HarumUnited Kingdom Procol Harum
Year of Release:1967Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1967:33Rank Score:772
Rank in 1960s155Overall Rank:1,692
Average Rating: 79/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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156.

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring VeronicaUnited States The Ronettes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:763
Rank in 1960s156Overall Rank:1,709
Average Rating: 77/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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157.

Buffalo SpringfieldUnited States Buffalo Springfield
Year of Release:1966Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1966:16Rank Score:757
Rank in 1960s157Overall Rank:1,725
Average Rating: 76/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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158.

A Charlie Brown ChristmasUnited States Vince Guaraldi Trio
Year of Release:1965Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1965:14Rank Score:752
Rank in 1960s158Overall Rank:1,733
Average Rating: 79/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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159.

A Quick OneUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1966Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1966:17Rank Score:748
Rank in 1960s159Overall Rank:1,743
Average Rating: 75/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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160.

VolunteersUnited States Jefferson Airplane
Year of Release:1969Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1969:43Rank Score:748
Rank in 1960s160Overall Rank:1,744
Average Rating: 74/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 50 5%
1961 46 5%
1962 44 4%
1963 49 5%
1964 66 7%
1965 101 10%
1966 95 10%
1967 143 14%
1968 195 20%
1969 211 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 17 2%
The Beatles 16 2%
The Rolling Stones 13 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Johnny Cash 11 1%
John Coltrane 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 619 62%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Brazil 23 2%
Canada 22 2%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Italy 13 1%
France 11 1%
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