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Best Albums of 1965

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1965 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1965 year summaryThe best artists of 1965 were Bob Dylan, The Beatles, John Coltrane, Otis Redding, The Who, The Beach Boys, Albert Ayler, The Byrds, The Rolling Stones and Nina Simone.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,276 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:57,626
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,398 votes)
Comments: 113 comments
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2.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,227 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:52,229
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,568 votes)
Comments: 129 comments
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3.

Bringing It All Back HomeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:592 charts
Rank in 1965:3Rank Score:17,901
Rank in 1960s20Overall Rank:91
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (806 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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4.

A Love SupremeUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1965Appears in:514 charts
Rank in 1965:4Rank Score:16,507
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (622 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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5.

Help!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:422 charts
Rank in 1965:5Rank Score:8,754
Rank in 1960s37Overall Rank:210
Average Rating:  81/100 (844 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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6.

Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings SoulUnited States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1965Appears in:286 charts
Rank in 1965:6Rank Score:5,205
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:339
Average Rating:  83/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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7.

My GenerationUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1965Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1965:7Rank Score:3,290
Rank in 1960s63Overall Rank:525
Average Rating:  79/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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8.

Today!United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1965Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1965:8Rank Score:1,800
Rank in 1960s90Overall Rank:903
Average Rating:  79/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

Spiritual UnityUnited States Albert Ayler
Year of Release:1965Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1965:9Rank Score:1,706
Rank in 1960s98Overall Rank:954
Average Rating:  75/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Here Are The SonicsUnited States The Sonics
Year of Release:1965Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1965:10Rank Score:1,254
Rank in 1960s119Overall Rank:1,235
Average Rating:  79/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of 1965 composition

Artist Albums %


The Kinks 4 2%
Frank Sinatra 4 2%
The Supremes 4 2%
The Rolling Stones 4 2%
Miles Davis 3 1%
Ornette Coleman Trio 3 1%
Sun Ra 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 166 63%
United Kingdom 51 19%
Brazil 9 3%
Sweden 6 2%
France 5 2%
Australia 5 2%
Mixed Nationality 4 2%
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