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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 25,000 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.
196021017,848 Sketches Of Spain (521st)
by Miles Davis
196124416,219 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (644th)
by Robert Johnson
196225511,736 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,148th)
by Ray Charles
196329249,915 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (147th)
by Charles Mingus
196435742,467 A Hard Day's Night (209th)
by The Beatles
1965413220,337 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966445313,637 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967606494,378 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968842313,289 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969985478,418 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,6491,958,245

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Velvet Underground And Nico, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and The Rolling Stones.
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RankAlbumArtist
181.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:878
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:1,936
Average Rating:  75/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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182.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:876
Rank in 1960s182Overall Rank:1,938
Average Rating:  79/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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183.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:872
Rank in 1960s183Overall Rank:1,951
Average Rating:  76/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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184.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:827
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,020
Average Rating:  78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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185.

Ewa Demarczyk śpiewa Piosenki Zygmunta KoniecznegoPoland Ewa Demarczyk
Year of Release:1967Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1967:33Rank Score:826
Rank in 1960s185Overall Rank:2,023
Average Rating:  72/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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186.

Roger The EngineerUnited Kingdom The Yardbirds
Year of Release:1966Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1966:24Rank Score:824
Rank in 1960s186Overall Rank:2,029
Average Rating:  77/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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187.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:817
Rank in 1960s187Overall Rank:2,042
Average Rating:  72/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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188.

Pain In My HeartUnited States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1964Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1964:11Rank Score:793
Rank in 1960s188Overall Rank:2,085
Average Rating:  76/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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189.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:789
Rank in 1960s189Overall Rank:2,099
Average Rating:  77/100 (148 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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190.

Moondog (1969)United States Moondog
Year of Release:1969Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1969:51Rank Score:786
Rank in 1960s190Overall Rank:2,110
Average Rating:  80/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 39 4%
1961 41 4%
1962 40 4%
1963 51 5%
1964 60 6%
1965 92 9%
1966 105 11%
1967 146 15%
1968 194 19%
1969 232 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Beach Boys 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Miles Davis 10 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 611 61%
United Kingdom 226 23%
Brazil 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Canada 20 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 9 1%
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