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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 26,000 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.
196021618,362 Sketches Of Spain (511th)
by Miles Davis
196125116,507 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (660th)
by Robert Johnson
196226311,430 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,165th)
by Ray Charles
196331152,367 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (144th)
by Charles Mingus
196437244,328 A Hard Day's Night (216th)
by The Beatles
1965426226,422 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966468319,738 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967627507,251 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968876322,423 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
19691,033493,444 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total4,8432,012,272

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.

Fleetwood MacUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1968Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:899
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:1,956
Average Rating:  74/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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182.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1964:10Rank Score:876
Rank in 1960s182Overall Rank:1,999
Average Rating:  76/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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183.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:862
Rank in 1960s183Overall Rank:2,016
Average Rating:  72/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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184.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:852
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,032
Average Rating:  72/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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185.

Machine GunGermany Peter Brötzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:851
Rank in 1960s185Overall Rank:2,037
Average Rating:  76/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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186.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:847
Rank in 1960s186Overall Rank:2,045
Average Rating:  78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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187.

The Good, The Bad & The UglyItaly Ennio Morricone
Year of Release:1966Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1966:24Rank Score:838
Rank in 1960s187Overall Rank:2,054
Average Rating:  81/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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188.

Roger The EngineerUnited Kingdom The Yardbirds
Year of Release:1966Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 1966:25Rank Score:837
Rank in 1960s188Overall Rank:2,059
Average Rating:  77/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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189.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:835
Rank in 1960s189Overall Rank:2,063
Average Rating:  77/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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190.

Ewa Demarczyk śpiewa Piosenki Zygmunta KoniecznegoPoland Ewa Demarczyk
Year of Release:1967Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1967:33Rank Score:823
Rank in 1960s190Overall Rank:2,093
Average Rating:  73/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 39 4%
1961 39 4%
1962 39 4%
1963 53 5%
1964 61 6%
1965 92 9%
1966 103 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 198 20%
1969 231 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 612 61%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Brazil 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Canada 20 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 9 1%
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