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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.
196013612,772 Sketches Of Spain (469th)
by Miles Davis
196115312,742 King of the Delta Blues Singers (549th)
by Robert Johnson
19621668,380 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,133rd)
by Ray Charles
196320139,923 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (148th)
by Bob Dylan
196423532,932 A Hard Day's Night (221st)
by The Beatles
1965288180,218 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966317259,550 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967431414,216 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968586261,652 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969623387,445 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total3,1361,609,829

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
321.

God Bless The Red Krayola And All Who Sail With ItUnited States The Red Krayola
Year of Release:1968Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1968:65Rank Score:236
Rank in 1960s321Overall Rank:4,602
Average Rating:  69/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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322.

Retrospective
Compilation
United States Buffalo Springfield
Year of Release:1969Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1969:84Rank Score:235
Rank in 1960s322Overall Rank:4,616
Average Rating:  77/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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323.

Friday On My MindAustralia The Easybeats
Year of Release:1967Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1967:52Rank Score:234
Rank in 1960s323Overall Rank:4,623
Average Rating:  73/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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324.

With A Little Help From My FriendsUnited Kingdom Joe Cocker
Year of Release:1969Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1969:85Rank Score:234
Rank in 1960s324Overall Rank:4,633
Average Rating:  74/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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325.

Phallus DeiGermany Amon Düül II
Year of Release:1969Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1969:86Rank Score:232
Rank in 1960s325Overall Rank:4,650
Average Rating:  77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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326.

Happy TogetherUnited States The Turtles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1967:53Rank Score:232
Rank in 1960s326Overall Rank:4,655
Average Rating:  71/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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327.

West Side StoryMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1961Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1961:11Rank Score:228
Rank in 1960s327Overall Rank:4,704
Average Rating:  75/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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328.

Behold And SeeUnited States Ultimate Spinach
Year of Release:1968Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1968:66Rank Score:227
Rank in 1960s328Overall Rank:4,722
Average Rating:  73/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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329.

Beethoven: IX. SymphonieGermany Herbert von Karajan / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Year of Release:1963Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1963:12Rank Score:226
Rank in 1960s329Overall Rank:4,741
Average Rating:  77/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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330.

"Yesterday" ...and Today
Compilation
United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1966:31Rank Score:226
Rank in 1960s330Overall Rank:4,748
Average Rating:  76/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 47 5%
1961 42 4%
1962 44 4%
1963 50 5%
1964 63 6%
1965 98 10%
1966 98 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 199 20%
1969 214 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 16 2%
The Beach Boys 16 2%
The Rolling Stones 13 1%
John Coltrane 11 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
Otis Redding 9 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 615 62%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Brazil 26 3%
Canada 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
France 11 1%
Germany 10 1%
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