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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.
196018015,551 Sketches Of Spain (488th)
by Miles Davis
196119913,661 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (631st)
by Robert Johnson
196221010,199 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,199th)
by Ray Charles
196324744,873 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (145th)
by Bob Dylan
196429837,913 A Hard Day's Night (218th)
by The Beatles
1965368200,265 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966398284,996 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967545453,752 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968735288,281 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969846432,643 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,0261,782,133

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
371.

I Ain't Marching AnymoreUnited States Phil Ochs
Year of Release:1965Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1965:35Rank Score:213
Rank in 1960s371Overall Rank:5,438
Average Rating:  79/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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372.

HairMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1968:72Rank Score:213
Rank in 1960s372Overall Rank:5,441
Average Rating:  70/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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373.

Back At The Chicken ShackUnited States Jimmy Smith
Year of Release:1963Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1963:14Rank Score:212
Rank in 1960s373Overall Rank:5,454
Average Rating:  74/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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374.

The Paul Simon SongbookUnited States Paul Simon
Year of Release:1965Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1965:36Rank Score:212
Rank in 1960s374Overall Rank:5,455
Average Rating:  72/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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375.

River Deep - Mountain HighUnited States Ike And Tina Turner
Year of Release:1966Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1966:40Rank Score:212
Rank in 1960s375Overall Rank:5,470
Average Rating:  73/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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376.

You Got My Mind Messed UpUnited States James Carr
Year of Release:1967Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1967:57Rank Score:211
Rank in 1960s376Overall Rank:5,481
Average Rating:  79/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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377.

EvolutionUnited Kingdom The Hollies
Year of Release:1967Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1967:58Rank Score:210
Rank in 1960s377Overall Rank:5,492
Average Rating:  76/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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378.

More Of The MonkeesUnited States The Monkees
Year of Release:1967Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1967:59Rank Score:210
Rank in 1960s378Overall Rank:5,498
Average Rating:  75/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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379.

Sinatra's SinatraUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1963Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1963:15Rank Score:210
Rank in 1960s379Overall Rank:5,502
Average Rating:  72/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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380.

John, The Wolf King Of L.A.United States John Phillips
Year of Release:1969Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1969:96Rank Score:209
Rank in 1960s380Overall Rank:5,513
Average Rating:  73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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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 92 9%
1966 105 11%
1967 144 14%
1968 199 20%
1969 227 23%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 597 60%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Brazil 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Canada 20 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 9 1%
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