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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 26,000 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.
196021517,886 Sketches Of Spain (510th)
by Miles Davis
196125016,528 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (645th)
by Robert Johnson
196225811,804 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,173rd)
by Ray Charles
196330450,501 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (145th)
by Charles Mingus
196436643,516 A Hard Day's Night (210th)
by The Beatles
1965420222,817 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966459317,206 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967619501,395 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968862317,355 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
19691,013486,177 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,7661,985,186

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Velvet Underground And Nico, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and The Rolling Stones.
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RankAlbumArtist
321.

Far East SuiteUnited States Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1967Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1967:51Rank Score:316
Rank in 1960s321Overall Rank:4,404
Average Rating:  75/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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322.

Smokin' At The Half NoteUnited States Wes Montgomery & Wynton Kelly Trio
Year of Release:1965Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1965:31Rank Score:314
Rank in 1960s322Overall Rank:4,423
Average Rating:  76/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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323.

The Jazz Composer's OrchestraMixed Nationality The Jazz Composer's Orchestra
Year of Release:1968Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1968:60Rank Score:307
Rank in 1960s323Overall Rank:4,496
Average Rating:  72/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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324.

Retrospective
Compilation
United States Buffalo Springfield
Year of Release:1969Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1969:85Rank Score:303
Rank in 1960s324Overall Rank:4,544
Average Rating:  78/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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325.

Father Of Folk BluesUnited States Son House
Year of Release:1965Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1965:32Rank Score:303
Rank in 1960s325Overall Rank:4,547
Average Rating:  76/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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326.

The Hurdy Gurdy ManUnited Kingdom Donovan
Year of Release:1968Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1968:61Rank Score:302
Rank in 1960s326Overall Rank:4,554
Average Rating:  77/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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327.

SteppenwolfMixed Nationality Steppenwolf
Year of Release:1968Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1968:62Rank Score:297
Rank in 1960s327Overall Rank:4,608
Average Rating:  77/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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328.

Mama TriedUnited States Merle Haggard & The Strangers
Year of Release:1968Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1968:63Rank Score:295
Rank in 1960s328Overall Rank:4,623
Average Rating:  77/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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329.

Deep PurpleUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1969Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1969:86Rank Score:294
Rank in 1960s329Overall Rank:4,638
Average Rating:  73/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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330.

Best of Traffic
Compilation
United Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1969Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1969:87Rank Score:293
Rank in 1960s330Overall Rank:4,641
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 37 4%
1961 42 4%
1962 40 4%
1963 51 5%
1964 61 6%
1965 92 9%
1966 105 11%
1967 147 15%
1968 195 20%
1969 230 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Beach Boys 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Miles Davis 10 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 611 61%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Brazil 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Canada 20 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 9 1%
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