"When I came around to call, You didn't notice me at all"

- Pulp

 

Best Albums of the 1960s

« View best albums of the 1950sView best albums of the 1970s »

Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1960s decade summary
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.
196012111,683 Sketches Of Spain (494th)
by Miles Davis
196113412,356 King of the Delta Blues Singers (524th)
by Robert Johnson
19621387,567 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,108th)
by Ray Charles
196317436,512 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (144th)
by Bob Dylan
196421130,866 A Hard Day's Night (200th)
by The Beatles
1965261168,752 Highway 61 Revisited (18th)
by Bob Dylan
1966284241,427 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967394389,315 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968514242,151 The Beatles (The White Album) (9th)
by The Beatles
1969548357,377 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total2,7791,498,007

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.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date (mm/dd/yyyy)
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
71.

A Saucerful Of SecretsUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1968Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 1968:12Rank Score:2,292
Rank in 1960s71Overall Rank:664
Average Rating: 77/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
Download / Buy A Saucerful Of Secrets on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
72.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1964:3Rank Score:2,223
Rank in 1960s72Overall Rank:680
Average Rating: 82/100 (166 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
Download / Buy Getz/Gilberto on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
73.

Waiting For The SunUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1968Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 1968:13Rank Score:2,203
Rank in 1960s73Overall Rank:684
Average Rating: 77/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
Download / Buy Waiting For The Sun on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
74.

John Wesley HardingUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1967Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1967:19Rank Score:2,190
Rank in 1960s74Overall Rank:690
Average Rating: 78/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
Download / Buy John Wesley Harding on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
75.

Stand!United States Sly and the Family Stone
Year of Release:1969Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1969:20Rank Score:2,097
Rank in 1960s75Overall Rank:715
Average Rating: 79/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
Download / Buy Stand! on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
76.

Giant StepsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1960Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 1960:2Rank Score:2,044
Rank in 1960s76Overall Rank:735
Average Rating: 81/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
Download / Buy Giant Steps on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
77.

Sweetheart Of The RodeoUnited States The Byrds
Year of Release:1968Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 1968:14Rank Score:2,037
Rank in 1960s77Overall Rank:739
Average Rating: 77/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
Download / Buy Sweetheart Of The Rodeo on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
78.

Lady SoulUnited States Aretha Franklin
Year of Release:1968Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 1968:15Rank Score:1,973
Rank in 1960s78Overall Rank:764
Average Rating: 78/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
Download / Buy Lady Soul on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
79.

The Notorious Byrd BrothersUnited States The Byrds
Year of Release:1968Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1968:16Rank Score:1,965
Rank in 1960s79Overall Rank:771
Average Rating: 77/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
Download / Buy The Notorious Byrd Brothers on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
80.

Space OddityUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1969Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1969:21Rank Score:1,917
Rank in 1960s80Overall Rank:787
Average Rating: 74/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
Download / Buy Space Oddity on MP3:
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 50 5%
1961 46 5%
1962 43 4%
1963 50 5%
1964 66 7%
1965 101 10%
1966 96 10%
1967 144 14%
1968 194 19%
1969 210 21%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 623 62%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Brazil 23 2%
Canada 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Italy 12 1%
Germany 9 1%
Show all

« View best albums of the 1950sView best albums of the 1970s »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Shop at your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt