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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.
196016013,098 Sketches Of Spain (470th)
by Miles Davis
196118113,831 King of the Delta Blues Singers (565th)
by Robert Johnson
19621859,553 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,133rd)
by Ray Charles
196322141,898 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (144th)
by Bob Dylan
196425234,440 A Hard Day's Night (221st)
by The Beatles
1965319186,388 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966346267,099 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967470427,294 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968628269,414 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969680399,313 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total3,4421,662,328

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.

Do You Believe In MagicUnited States The Lovin' Spoonful
Year of Release:1965Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1965:36Rank Score:204
Rank in 1960s371Overall Rank:5,277
Average Rating:  71/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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372.

Bull Of The WoodsUnited States 13th Floor Elevators
Year of Release:1969Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1969:95Rank Score:204
Rank in 1960s372Overall Rank:5,283
Average Rating:  71/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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373.

Someday My Prince Will ComeUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1961Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1961:13Rank Score:203
Rank in 1960s373Overall Rank:5,300
Average Rating:  74/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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374.

AoxomoxoaUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1969Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1969:96Rank Score:202
Rank in 1960s374Overall Rank:5,318
Average Rating:  71/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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375.

Tim Hardin 2United States Tim Hardin
Year of Release:1967Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1967:60Rank Score:202
Rank in 1960s375Overall Rank:5,329
Average Rating:  74/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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376.

BalaklavaUnited States Pearls Before Swine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1968:73Rank Score:201
Rank in 1960s376Overall Rank:5,330
Average Rating:  77/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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377.

The Great Summit: The Master TakesUnited States Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington
Year of Release:1961Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1961:14Rank Score:201
Rank in 1960s377Overall Rank:5,333
Average Rating:  73/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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378.

EvolutionUnited Kingdom The Hollies
Year of Release:1967Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1967:61Rank Score:201
Rank in 1960s378Overall Rank:5,350
Average Rating:  75/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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379.

East-WestUnited States The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Year of Release:1966Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1966:37Rank Score:201
Rank in 1960s379Overall Rank:5,354
Average Rating:  76/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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380.

River Deep - Mountain HighUnited States Ike And Tina Turner
Year of Release:1966Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1966:38Rank Score:200
Rank in 1960s380Overall Rank:5,367
Average Rating:  72/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 44 4%
1961 42 4%
1962 47 5%
1963 49 5%
1964 65 7%
1965 99 10%
1966 101 10%
1967 147 15%
1968 197 20%
1969 209 21%
Artist Albums %


Walter Wanderley 19 2%
The Beatles 16 2%
The Beach Boys 16 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Miles Davis 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 596 60%
United Kingdom 231 23%
Brazil 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Canada 21 2%
France 11 1%
Germany 10 1%
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