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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 16,000 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, The Monks, The Kinks and 13th Floor Elevators.
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1.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,747 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:99,961
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: 91/100 (1,884 votes)
Comments: 216 comments
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2.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,255 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:62,058
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,308 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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3.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:875 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:38,414
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,032 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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4.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:180 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:3,491
Rank in 1960s57Overall Rank:444
Average Rating: 82/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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5.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:3,461
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:446
Average Rating: 79/100 (350 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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6.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And ThymeUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:178 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:2,640
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:567
Average Rating: 79/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1966:7Rank Score:2,585
Rank in 1960s67Overall Rank:580
Average Rating: 79/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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8.

AscensionUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1966Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1966:8Rank Score:1,691
Rank in 1960s83Overall Rank:844
Average Rating: 78/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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9.

Black Monk TimeUnited States The Monks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1966:9Rank Score:1,666
Rank in 1960s84Overall Rank:854
Average Rating: 77/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.

Face To FaceUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1966:10Rank Score:1,533
Rank in 1960s91Overall Rank:921
Average Rating: 80/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 1966 composition

Artist Albums %


Sun Ra 4 2%
The Animals 3 1%
The Walker Brothers 3 1%
The Kinks 3 1%
Frank Sinatra 3 1%
Nancy Sinatra 3 1%
The Rolling Stones 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 139 62%
United Kingdom 44 20%
Brazil 9 4%
France 7 3%
Italy 5 2%
Australia 3 1%
Netherlands 3 1%
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