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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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1960s decade summary
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.
196012111,621 Sketches Of Spain (498th)
by Miles Davis
196113312,345 King of the Delta Blues Singers (525th)
by Robert Johnson
19621357,355 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,101st)
by Ray Charles
196317336,457 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (147th)
by Bob Dylan
196420930,903 A Hard Day's Night (199th)
by The Beatles
1965260168,475 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966283240,987 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967390388,525 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968513241,763 The Beatles (The White Album) (9th)
by The Beatles
1969544356,416 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total2,7611,494,848

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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321.

"Yesterday" ...and Today
Compilation
United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1966:27Rank Score:214
Rank in 1960s321Overall Rank:4,741
Average Rating: 77/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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322.

The Fantastic Expedition Of Dillard & ClarkUnited States Dillard And Clark
Year of Release:1968Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1968:65Rank Score:213
Rank in 1960s322Overall Rank:4,764
Average Rating: 72/100 (24 votes)
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323.

Miles SmilesUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1967Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1967:54Rank Score:213
Rank in 1960s323Overall Rank:4,770
Average Rating: 76/100 (41 votes)
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324.

St. Louis To LiverpoolUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1964Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1964:22Rank Score:212
Rank in 1960s324Overall Rank:4,781
Average Rating: 75/100 (26 votes)
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325.

Deep PurpleUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1969Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1969:82Rank Score:212
Rank in 1960s325Overall Rank:4,788
Average Rating: 71/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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326.

Os Afro-Sambas De Baden E ViníciusBrazil Baden Powell & Vinícius de Moraes
Year of Release:1966Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1966:28Rank Score:211
Rank in 1960s326Overall Rank:4,800
Average Rating: 75/100 (7 votes)
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327.

Sinatra's SinatraUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1963Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1963:13Rank Score:211
Rank in 1960s327Overall Rank:4,803
Average Rating: 69/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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328.

Present TenseUnited States Sagittarius
Year of Release:1968Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1968:66Rank Score:210
Rank in 1960s328Overall Rank:4,819
Average Rating: 74/100 (19 votes)
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329.

With A Little Help From My FriendsUnited Kingdom Joe Cocker
Year of Release:1969Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1969:83Rank Score:210
Rank in 1960s329Overall Rank:4,823
Average Rating: 74/100 (31 votes)
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330.

The Rolling Stones, Now!United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1965Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1965:33Rank Score:209
Rank in 1960s330Overall Rank:4,840
Average Rating: 71/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 2 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 65 7%
1965 101 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 12 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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