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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 26,000 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.
196021618,362 Sketches Of Spain (511th)
by Miles Davis
196125116,507 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (660th)
by Robert Johnson
196226311,430 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,165th)
by Ray Charles
196331152,367 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (144th)
by Charles Mingus
196437244,328 A Hard Day's Night (216th)
by The Beatles
1965426226,422 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966468319,738 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967627507,251 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968876322,423 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
19691,033493,444 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total4,8432,012,272

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Velvet Underground And Nico, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and The Rolling Stones.
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RankAlbumArtist
71.

Chelsea GirlGermany Nico
Year of Release:1967Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 1967:18Rank Score:3,407
Rank in 1960s71Overall Rank:614
Average Rating:  78/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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72.

Willy And The Poor BoysUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1969Appears in:253 charts
Rank in 1969:18Rank Score:3,222
Rank in 1960s72Overall Rank:647
Average Rating:  82/100 (336 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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73.

King Of The Delta Blues Singers
Compilation
United States Robert Johnson
Year of Release:1961Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1961:1Rank Score:3,153
Rank in 1960s73Overall Rank:660
Average Rating:  80/100 (271 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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74.

Dusty In MemphisUnited Kingdom Dusty Springfield
Year of Release:1969Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1969:19Rank Score:3,082
Rank in 1960s74Overall Rank:674
Average Rating:  78/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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75.

Stand!United States Sly & The Family Stone
Year of Release:1969Appears in:235 charts
Rank in 1969:20Rank Score:2,976
Rank in 1960s75Overall Rank:697
Average Rating:  80/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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76.

The Notorious Byrd BrothersUnited States The Byrds
Year of Release:1968Appears in:220 charts
Rank in 1968:14Rank Score:2,826
Rank in 1960s76Overall Rank:724
Average Rating:  78/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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77.

Beatles For SaleUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1964:4Rank Score:2,695
Rank in 1960s77Overall Rank:765
Average Rating:  76/100 (700 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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78.

My Favorite ThingsUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1961Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1961:2Rank Score:2,690
Rank in 1960s78Overall Rank:766
Average Rating:  81/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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79.

Space OddityUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1969Appears in:259 charts
Rank in 1969:21Rank Score:2,659
Rank in 1960s79Overall Rank:779
Average Rating:  75/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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80.

Out To Lunch!United States Eric Dolphy
Year of Release:1964Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1964:5Rank Score:2,638
Rank in 1960s80Overall Rank:780
Average Rating:  79/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 39 4%
1961 39 4%
1962 39 4%
1963 53 5%
1964 61 6%
1965 92 9%
1966 103 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 198 20%
1969 231 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Beach Boys 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Miles Davis 10 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 612 61%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Brazil 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Canada 20 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 9 1%
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