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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 24,000 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, Frank Zappa, John Coltrane, The Kinks and 13th Floor Elevators.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,282 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:122,820
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,669 votes)
Comments: 308 comments
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2.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,704 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:80,769
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,889 votes)
Comments: 253 comments
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3.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,179 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:47,977
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,423 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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4.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:4,723
Rank in 1960s55Overall Rank:429
Average Rating:  79/100 (519 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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5.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:4,184
Rank in 1960s59Overall Rank:476
Average Rating:  81/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And ThymeUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:3,500
Rank in 1960s65Overall Rank:556
Average Rating:  80/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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7.

Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 1966:7Rank Score:3,453
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:563
Average Rating:  80/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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8.

Face To FaceUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 1966:8Rank Score:2,181
Rank in 1960s87Overall Rank:858
Average Rating:  80/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor ElevatorsUnited States 13th Floor Elevators
Year of Release:1966Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1966:9Rank Score:2,024
Rank in 1960s93Overall Rank:927
Average Rating:  80/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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10.

Black Monk TimeUnited States Monks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 1966:10Rank Score:2,019
Rank in 1960s94Overall Rank:932
Average Rating:  79/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 1966 composition

Artist Albums %


Sun Ra 4 1%
The Kinks 3 1%
Walter Wanderley 3 1%
Frank Sinatra 3 1%
Wes Montgomery 3 1%
Sonny Rollins 3 1%
The Beatles 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 207 60%
United Kingdom 60 17%
Brazil 13 4%
France 12 3%
Germany 8 2%
Italy 7 2%
Australia 4 1%
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