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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 22,000 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.
196018616,355 Sketches Of Spain (501st)
by Miles Davis
196120914,508 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (627th)
by Robert Johnson
196221710,670 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,171st)
by Ray Charles
196326446,701 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (145th)
by Bob Dylan
196430939,261 A Hard Day's Night (222nd)
by The Beatles
1965379204,906 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966406291,171 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967552464,852 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968751295,132 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969877443,168 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,1501,826,725

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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RankAlbumArtist
191.

The Good, The Bad & The UglyItaly Ennio Morricone
Year of Release:1966Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1966:23Rank Score:712
Rank in 1960s191Overall Rank:2,146
Average Rating:  81/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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192.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:710
Rank in 1960s192Overall Rank:2,152
Average Rating:  77/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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193.

Bob DylanUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1962Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1962:3Rank Score:703
Rank in 1960s193Overall Rank:2,170
Average Rating:  72/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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194.

The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The OnionUnited Kingdom The Incredible String Band
Year of Release:1967Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1967:36Rank Score:702
Rank in 1960s194Overall Rank:2,171
Average Rating:  78/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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195.

Born Under A Bad SignUnited States Albert King
Year of Release:1967Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1967:37Rank Score:701
Rank in 1960s195Overall Rank:2,174
Average Rating:  78/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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196.

Moondog (1969)United States Moondog
Year of Release:1969Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1969:53Rank Score:678
Rank in 1960s196Overall Rank:2,235
Average Rating:  81/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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197.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1963:8Rank Score:676
Rank in 1960s197Overall Rank:2,237
Average Rating:  79/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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198.

AstigmaticPoland Krzysztof Komeda
Year of Release:1966Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1966:24Rank Score:672
Rank in 1960s198Overall Rank:2,249
Average Rating:  78/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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199.

Turn! Turn! Turn!United States The Byrds
Year of Release:1965Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1965:19Rank Score:668
Rank in 1960s199Overall Rank:2,262
Average Rating:  76/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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200.

The Rolling StonesUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1964Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1964:12Rank Score:668
Rank in 1960s200Overall Rank:2,264
Average Rating:  74/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 41 4%
1961 40 4%
1962 41 4%
1963 54 5%
1964 63 6%
1965 90 9%
1966 102 10%
1967 141 14%
1968 197 20%
1969 231 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%
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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%
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