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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 23,000 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.
196018616,325 Sketches Of Spain (508th)
by Miles Davis
196120914,512 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (626th)
by Robert Johnson
196221810,673 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,166th)
by Ray Charles
196326446,728 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (145th)
by Bob Dylan
196431139,292 A Hard Day's Night (223rd)
by The Beatles
1965378205,125 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966406291,513 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967554465,317 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968750295,411 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969880443,812 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,1561,828,708

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
211.

A Rainbow In Curved AirUnited States Terry Riley
Year of Release:1969Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1969:57Rank Score:621
Rank in 1960s211Overall Rank:2,410
Average Rating:  78/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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212.

AtlantisUnited States Sun Ra
Year of Release:1969Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1969:58Rank Score:620
Rank in 1960s212Overall Rank:2,411
Average Rating:  74/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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213.

Sunday At The Village VanguardUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1961Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1961:5Rank Score:620
Rank in 1960s213Overall Rank:2,414
Average Rating:  78/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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214.

Roger The EngineerUnited Kingdom The Yardbirds
Year of Release:1966Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1966:25Rank Score:603
Rank in 1960s214Overall Rank:2,467
Average Rating:  77/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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215.

Green OnionsUnited States Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Year of Release:1962Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1962:4Rank Score:595
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,489
Average Rating:  76/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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216.

Nancy & LeeUnited States Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1968Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:592
Rank in 1960s216Overall Rank:2,496
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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217.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1960:5Rank Score:589
Rank in 1960s217Overall Rank:2,505
Average Rating:  77/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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218.

Our Mother The MountainUnited States Townes Van Zandt
Year of Release:1969Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1969:59Rank Score:576
Rank in 1960s218Overall Rank:2,539
Average Rating:  78/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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219.

Elvis Is Back!United States Elvis Presley
Year of Release:1960Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1960:6Rank Score:571
Rank in 1960s219Overall Rank:2,568
Average Rating:  75/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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220.

The Dock Of The Bay
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United States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1968Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1968:41Rank Score:562
Rank in 1960s220Overall Rank:2,595
Average Rating:  79/100 (80 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 53 5%
1964 63 6%
1965 90 9%
1966 102 10%
1967 142 14%
1968 196 20%
1969 232 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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