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Best Albums of 1966

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1966 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 20,000 greatest album charts.

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1966 year summaryThe best artists of 1966 were The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Simon And Garfunkel, The Rolling Stones, The Mothers of Invention, John Coltrane, Monks, The Kinks and 13th Floor Elevators.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,018 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:112,047
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,290 votes)
Comments: 258 comments
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2.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,478 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:71,991
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,585 votes)
Comments: 174 comments
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3.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,028 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:43,226
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,225 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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4.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:4,049
Rank in 1960s56Overall Rank:441
Average Rating:  82/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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5.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:4,034
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:445
Average Rating:  79/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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6.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And ThymeUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:3,207
Rank in 1960s67Overall Rank:549
Average Rating:  79/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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7.

Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 1966:7Rank Score:3,205
Rank in 1960s68Overall Rank:550
Average Rating:  80/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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8.

Black Monk TimeUnited States Monks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 1966:8Rank Score:1,978
Rank in 1960s86Overall Rank:846
Average Rating:  79/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor ElevatorsUnited States 13th Floor Elevators
Year of Release:1966Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 1966:9Rank Score:1,834
Rank in 1960s92Overall Rank:902
Average Rating:  79/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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10.

Face To FaceUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1966:10Rank Score:1,821
Rank in 1960s93Overall Rank:913
Average Rating:  80/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of 1966 composition

Artist Albums %


Sun Ra 4 1%
The Beatles 3 1%
Paul Revere And The Raiders 3 1%
Nancy Sinatra 3 1%
The Rolling Stones 3 1%
The Animals 3 1%
Wes Montgomery 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 173 60%
United Kingdom 48 17%
Brazil 12 4%
France 11 4%
Germany 7 2%
Italy 5 2%
Netherlands 4 1%
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