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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.
196011410,934 Sketches Of Spain (482nd)
by Miles Davis
196112611,691 King of the Delta Blues Singers (507th)
by Robert Johnson
19621266,766 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,293rd)
by Ray Charles
196316835,444 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (148th)
by Bob Dylan
196420030,043 A Hard Day's Night (197th)
by The Beatles
1965257163,649 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966275234,957 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967380376,721 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968495232,986 The Beatles (The White Album) (9th)
by The Beatles
1969527345,848 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total2,6681,449,040

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Velvet Underground, The Beach Boys, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, King Crimson and Van Morrison.
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181.

A Salty DogUnited Kingdom Procol Harum
Year of Release:1969Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1969:52Rank Score:590
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:2,064
Average Rating: 75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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182.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:584
Rank in 1960s182Overall Rank:2,078
Average Rating: 77/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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183.

A Christmas Gift For YouUnited States Phil Spector
Year of Release:1963Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1963:8Rank Score:578
Rank in 1960s183Overall Rank:2,093
Average Rating: 76/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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184.

Born Under A Bad SignUnited States Albert King
Year of Release:1967Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1967:36Rank Score:570
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,108
Average Rating: 77/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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185.

KinksUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1964Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1964:11Rank Score:569
Rank in 1960s185Overall Rank:2,112
Average Rating: 73/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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186.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:569
Rank in 1960s186Overall Rank:2,113
Average Rating: 76/100 (46 votes)
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187.

Live At The Star Club, HamburgUnited States Jerry Lee Lewis
Year of Release:1964Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1964:12Rank Score:565
Rank in 1960s187Overall Rank:2,123
Average Rating: 76/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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188.

AstigmaticPoland Krzysztof Komeda
Year of Release:1966Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1966:19Rank Score:554
Rank in 1960s188Overall Rank:2,151
Average Rating: 75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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189.

Maiden VoyageUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1965Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1965:18Rank Score:549
Rank in 1960s189Overall Rank:2,164
Average Rating: 76/100 (45 votes)
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190.

Waltz For DebbyUnited States Bill Evans
Year of Release:1961Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1961:5Rank Score:548
Rank in 1960s190Overall Rank:2,169
Average Rating: 73/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 43 4%
1961 47 5%
1962 43 4%
1963 51 5%
1964 67 7%
1965 100 10%
1966 97 10%
1967 146 15%
1968 195 20%
1969 211 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 17 2%
The Beatles 15 2%
Johnny Cash 13 1%
John Coltrane 13 1%
The Rolling Stones 13 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Various Artists 11 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 610 61%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Canada 24 2%
Brazil 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
France 12 1%
Italy 12 1%
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