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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 17,000 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.
196012212,331 Sketches Of Spain (487th)
by Miles Davis
196114012,664 King of the Delta Blues Singers (527th)
by Robert Johnson
19621448,226 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,064th)
by Ray Charles
196317937,936 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (143rd)
by Bob Dylan
196421431,249 A Hard Day's Night (207th)
by The Beatles
1965267172,278 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966291244,363 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967409398,250 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968537247,877 The Beatles (The White Album) (10th)
by The Beatles
1969570367,574 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total2,8731,532,747

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.

Jorge BenBrazil Jorge Ben
Year of Release:1969Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1969:90Rank Score:182
Rank in 1960s371Overall Rank:5,467
Average Rating:  71/100 (20 votes)
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372.

Make It HappenUnited States Smokey Robinson And The Miracles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1967:63Rank Score:180
Rank in 1960s372Overall Rank:5,515
Average Rating:  73/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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373.

Death Chants, Breakdowns & Military WaltzesUnited States John Fahey
Year of Release:1963Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1963:15Rank Score:180
Rank in 1960s373Overall Rank:5,523
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
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374.

Back At The Chicken ShackUnited States Jimmy Smith
Year of Release:1963Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1963:16Rank Score:179
Rank in 1960s374Overall Rank:5,551
Average Rating:  70/100 (32 votes)
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375.

It's My Way!Canada Buffy Sainte-Marie
Year of Release:1964Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1964:24Rank Score:179
Rank in 1960s375Overall Rank:5,554
Average Rating:  76/100 (16 votes)
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376.

Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass)
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United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1966:33Rank Score:179
Rank in 1960s376Overall Rank:5,555
Average Rating:  74/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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377.

A Gathering Of PromisesUnited States Bubble Puppy
Year of Release:1969Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1969:91Rank Score:177
Rank in 1960s377Overall Rank:5,587
Average Rating:  76/100 (8 votes)
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378.

My People Were Fair And Had Sky In Their Hair But Now They're Content To Wear Stars On Their BrowsUnited Kingdom Tyrannosaurus Rex
Year of Release:1968Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1968:75Rank Score:177
Rank in 1960s378Overall Rank:5,599
Average Rating:  72/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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379.

Sweet ChildUnited Kingdom Pentangle
Year of Release:1968Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1968:76Rank Score:174
Rank in 1960s379Overall Rank:5,681
Average Rating:  75/100 (21 votes)
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380.

Volume 3: A Child's Guide to Good and EvilUnited States The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1968:77Rank Score:173
Rank in 1960s380Overall Rank:5,708
Average Rating:  68/100 (19 votes)
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 51 5%
1961 44 4%
1962 44 4%
1963 51 5%
1964 63 6%
1965 98 10%
1966 97 10%
1967 143 14%
1968 195 20%
1969 214 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beach Boys 17 2%
The Beatles 16 2%
The Rolling Stones 13 1%
John Coltrane 11 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Johnny Cash 10 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 619 62%
United Kingdom 228 23%
Brazil 25 3%
Canada 22 2%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Italy 12 1%
France 10 1%
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