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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.
196012111,588 Sketches Of Spain (503rd)
by Miles Davis
196113312,414 King of the Delta Blues Singers (525th)
by Robert Johnson
19621357,355 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,101st)
by Ray Charles
196317336,499 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (147th)
by Bob Dylan
196420931,044 A Hard Day's Night (199th)
by The Beatles
1965260168,290 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966283241,119 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967390388,585 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968513241,523 The Beatles (The White Album) (9th)
by The Beatles
1969544356,443 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total2,7611,494,859

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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211.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:465
Rank in 1960s211Overall Rank:2,541
Average Rating: 78/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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212.

The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The OnionUnited Kingdom The Incredible String Band
Year of Release:1967Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1967:38Rank Score:458
Rank in 1960s212Overall Rank:2,570
Average Rating: 77/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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213.

New York TendaberryUnited States Laura Nyro
Year of Release:1969Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1969:59Rank Score:457
Rank in 1960s213Overall Rank:2,578
Average Rating: 75/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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214.

I Put A Spell On YouUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1965Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1965:21Rank Score:454
Rank in 1960s214Overall Rank:2,594
Average Rating: 75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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215.

The Good, The Bad & The UglyItaly Ennio Morricone
Year of Release:1966Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1966:22Rank Score:451
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,605
Average Rating: 80/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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216.

Ain't That Good NewsUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1964Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1964:15Rank Score:437
Rank in 1960s216Overall Rank:2,660
Average Rating: 76/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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217.

Where Did Our Love GoUnited States The Supremes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1964:16Rank Score:436
Rank in 1960s217Overall Rank:2,669
Average Rating: 76/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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218.

Francis Albert Sinatra And Antonio Carlos JobimMixed Nationality Frank Sinatra And Antonio Carlos Jobim
Year of Release:1967Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1967:39Rank Score:434
Rank in 1960s218Overall Rank:2,680
Average Rating: 73/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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219.

Wild Is The WindUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1966Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1966:23Rank Score:428
Rank in 1960s219Overall Rank:2,704
Average Rating: 72/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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220.

1stUnited Kingdom Bee Gees
Year of Release:1967Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1967:40Rank Score:427
Rank in 1960s220Overall Rank:2,709
Average Rating: 74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 50 5%
1961 46 5%
1962 42 4%
1963 50 5%
1964 66 7%
1965 100 10%
1966 97 10%
1967 144 14%
1968 195 20%
1969 210 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 17 2%
The Beatles 16 2%
The Rolling Stones 13 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Johnny Cash 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
Nina Simone 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 624 62%
United Kingdom 224 22%
Canada 23 2%
Brazil 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Italy 12 1%
France 9 1%
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