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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 19,000 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.
196015112,901 Sketches Of Spain (469th)
by Miles Davis
196116813,052 King of the Delta Blues Singers (556th)
by Robert Johnson
19621778,839 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,124th)
by Ray Charles
196321040,674 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (147th)
by Bob Dylan
196424033,916 A Hard Day's Night (219th)
by The Beatles
1965303182,934 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966331263,723 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967451419,711 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968605265,182 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969645393,667 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total3,2811,634,600

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.

Nancy & LeeUnited States Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1968Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:535
Rank in 1960s211Overall Rank:2,435
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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212.

Joan BaezUnited States Joan Baez
Year of Release:1960Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1960:3Rank Score:532
Rank in 1960s212Overall Rank:2,451
Average Rating:  75/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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213.

Comme à la RadioFrance Brigitte Fontaine
Year of Release:1969Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1969:59Rank Score:524
Rank in 1960s213Overall Rank:2,474
Average Rating:  76/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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214.

The Dock Of The BayUnited States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1968Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1968:41Rank Score:520
Rank in 1960s214Overall Rank:2,489
Average Rating:  78/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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215.

Sunday At The Village VanguardUnited States Bill Evans
Year of Release:1961Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1961:5Rank Score:518
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,496
Average Rating:  75/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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216.

Waltz For DebbyUnited States Bill Evans
Year of Release:1961Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1961:6Rank Score:509
Rank in 1960s216Overall Rank:2,531
Average Rating:  74/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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217.

Where Did Our Love GoUnited States The Supremes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1964:15Rank Score:508
Rank in 1960s217Overall Rank:2,536
Average Rating:  76/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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218.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1968:42Rank Score:505
Rank in 1960s218Overall Rank:2,551
Average Rating:  79/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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219.

WaveBrazil Antônio Carlos Jobim
Year of Release:1967Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1967:37Rank Score:490
Rank in 1960s219Overall Rank:2,614
Average Rating:  76/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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220.

Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:480
Rank in 1960s220Overall Rank:2,648
Average Rating:  78/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 46 5%
1961 40 4%
1962 45 5%
1963 50 5%
1964 65 7%
1965 98 10%
1966 99 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 198 20%
1969 214 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 16 2%
The Beach Boys 16 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
John Coltrane 11 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
Johnny Cash 9 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 616 62%
United Kingdom 230 23%
Brazil 27 3%
Canada 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
France 11 1%
Germany 10 1%
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