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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.
196011511,002 Sketches Of Spain (483rd)
by Miles Davis
196113011,620 King of the Delta Blues Singers (519th)
by Robert Johnson
19621276,881 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,282nd)
by Ray Charles
196316935,292 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (147th)
by Bob Dylan
196420329,942 A Hard Day's Night (201st)
by The Beatles
1965258163,876 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966276235,092 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967382377,323 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968499233,699 The Beatles (The White Album) (9th)
by The Beatles
1969533345,663 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total2,6921,450,390

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Velvet Underground, The Beach Boys, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, King Crimson and Van Morrison.
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371.

I Ain't Marching AnymoreUnited States Phil Ochs
Year of Release:1965Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1965:37Rank Score:163
Rank in 1960s371Overall Rank:5,798
Average Rating: 77/100 (12 votes)
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372.

Jorge BenBrazil Jorge Ben
Year of Release:1969Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1969:91Rank Score:163
Rank in 1960s372Overall Rank:5,802
Average Rating: 72/100 (19 votes)
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373.

Tim Hardin 2United States Tim Hardin
Year of Release:1967Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1967:62Rank Score:163
Rank in 1960s373Overall Rank:5,806
Average Rating: 73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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374.

FolkjokeopusUnited Kingdom Roy Harper
Year of Release:1969Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1969:92Rank Score:163
Rank in 1960s374Overall Rank:5,810
Average Rating: 71/100 (16 votes)
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375.

A Date With The Everly BrothersUnited States The Everly Brothers
Year of Release:1961Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1961:17Rank Score:162
Rank in 1960s375Overall Rank:5,826
Average Rating: 74/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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376.

AnimalismUnited Kingdom The Animals
Year of Release:1966Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1966:35Rank Score:162
Rank in 1960s376Overall Rank:5,830
Average Rating: 74/100 (30 votes)
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377.

Boz ScaggsUnited States Boz Scaggs
Year of Release:1969Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1969:93Rank Score:162
Rank in 1960s377Overall Rank:5,847
Average Rating: 72/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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378.

Have A MarijuanaUnited States David Peel
Year of Release:1969Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1969:94Rank Score:160
Rank in 1960s378Overall Rank:5,888
Average Rating: 75/100 (9 votes)
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379.

The Best Of The Beach Boys
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United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1966:36Rank Score:160
Rank in 1960s379Overall Rank:5,901
Average Rating: 69/100 (24 votes)
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380.

Part OneUnited States The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
Year of Release:1967Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1967:63Rank Score:160
Rank in 1960s380Overall Rank:5,922
Average Rating: 71/100 (24 votes)
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 44 4%
1961 47 5%
1962 42 4%
1963 50 5%
1964 69 7%
1965 99 10%
1966 98 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 196 20%
1969 210 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 17 2%
The Beatles 16 2%
Johnny Cash 13 1%
The Rolling Stones 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Various Artists 11 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 613 61%
United Kingdom 230 23%
Canada 24 2%
Brazil 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
Italy 12 1%
France 10 1%
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