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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 18,000 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.
196013312,515 Sketches Of Spain (473rd)
by Miles Davis
196115212,354 King of the Delta Blues Singers (571st)
by Robert Johnson
19621648,343 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,106th)
by Ray Charles
196319939,415 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (146th)
by Bob Dylan
196423132,873 A Hard Day's Night (216th)
by The Beatles
1965285179,488 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966313255,673 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967430411,543 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968583259,831 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
1969617383,413 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total3,1071,595,449

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
71.

Dusty in MemphisUnited Kingdom Dusty Springfield
Year of Release:1969Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 1969:19Rank Score:2,547
Rank in 1960s71Overall Rank:640
Average Rating:  79/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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72.

A Saucerful Of SecretsUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1968Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 1968:12Rank Score:2,544
Rank in 1960s72Overall Rank:642
Average Rating:  77/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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73.

Waiting For The SunUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1968Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 1968:13Rank Score:2,383
Rank in 1960s73Overall Rank:672
Average Rating:  77/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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74.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:2,251
Rank in 1960s74Overall Rank:711
Average Rating:  82/100 (211 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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75.

Sweetheart Of The RodeoUnited States The Byrds
Year of Release:1968Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1968:14Rank Score:2,239
Rank in 1960s75Overall Rank:720
Average Rating:  77/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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76.

Stand!United States Sly and the Family Stone
Year of Release:1969Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1969:20Rank Score:2,223
Rank in 1960s76Overall Rank:723
Average Rating:  79/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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77.

The Notorious Byrd BrothersUnited States The Byrds
Year of Release:1968Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 1968:15Rank Score:2,203
Rank in 1960s77Overall Rank:729
Average Rating:  78/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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78.

John Wesley HardingUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1967Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 1967:19Rank Score:2,158
Rank in 1960s78Overall Rank:746
Average Rating:  78/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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79.

Space OddityUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1969Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 1969:21Rank Score:2,068
Rank in 1960s79Overall Rank:771
Average Rating:  74/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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80.

Blind FaithUnited Kingdom Blind Faith
Year of Release:1969Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1969:22Rank Score:2,043
Rank in 1960s80Overall Rank:784
Average Rating:  76/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 49 5%
1961 40 4%
1962 44 4%
1963 50 5%
1964 63 6%
1965 99 10%
1966 98 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 198 20%
1969 214 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 16 2%
The Beach Boys 16 2%
The Rolling Stones 13 1%
John Coltrane 11 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
Otis Redding 9 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 616 62%
United Kingdom 230 23%
Brazil 26 3%
Canada 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 10 1%
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