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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.
196017915,523 Sketches Of Spain (486th)
by Miles Davis
196119913,530 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (616th)
by Robert Johnson
196220810,188 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,200th)
by Ray Charles
196324744,998 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (145th)
by Bob Dylan
196429638,060 A Hard Day's Night (215th)
by The Beatles
1965368200,195 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966398284,496 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967544453,251 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968736287,711 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969844432,058 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,0191,780,009

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
231.

Where Did Our Love GoUnited States Diana Ross & The Supremes
Year of Release:1964Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1964:15Rank Score:493
Rank in 1960s231Overall Rank:2,820
Average Rating:  78/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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232.

MuUnited States Don Cherry
Year of Release:1969Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1969:63Rank Score:490
Rank in 1960s232Overall Rank:2,831
Average Rating:  79/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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233.

Comme à la RadioFrance Brigitte Fontaine
Year of Release:1969Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1969:64Rank Score:477
Rank in 1960s233Overall Rank:2,887
Average Rating:  75/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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234.

MoreUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1969Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1969:65Rank Score:475
Rank in 1960s234Overall Rank:2,901
Average Rating:  70/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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235.

Philosophy Of The WorldUnited States The Shaggs
Year of Release:1969Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1969:66Rank Score:463
Rank in 1960s235Overall Rank:2,949
Average Rating:  61/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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236.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1968:43Rank Score:459
Rank in 1960s236Overall Rank:2,969
Average Rating:  79/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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237.

MutantesBrazil Os Mutantes
Year of Release:1969Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1969:67Rank Score:459
Rank in 1960s237Overall Rank:2,973
Average Rating:  81/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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238.

Ain't That Good NewsUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1964Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1964:16Rank Score:457
Rank in 1960s238Overall Rank:2,983
Average Rating:  78/100 (46 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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239.

Miles SmilesUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1967Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1967:41Rank Score:456
Rank in 1960s239Overall Rank:2,990
Average Rating:  78/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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240.

Point Of DepartureUnited States Andrew Hill
Year of Release:1964Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1964:17Rank Score:455
Rank in 1960s240Overall Rank:2,997
Average Rating:  78/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 42 4%
1961 35 4%
1962 42 4%
1963 51 5%
1964 63 6%
1965 91 9%
1966 106 11%
1967 144 14%
1968 199 20%
1969 227 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 16 2%
The Beatles 15 2%
Frank Sinatra 14 1%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
Walter Wanderley 12 1%
John Coltrane 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 596 60%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Brazil 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Canada 20 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 10 1%
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