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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, The Monks, John Coltrane, The Kinks and 13th Floor Elevators.
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1.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,779 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:101,490
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: 91/100 (1,921 votes)
Comments: 223 comments
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2.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,281 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:62,990
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,331 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
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3.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:884 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:38,923
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,047 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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4.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:3,594
Rank in 1960s57Overall Rank:437
Average Rating: 81/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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5.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:3,560
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:438
Average Rating: 79/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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6.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And ThymeUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:2,735
Rank in 1960s65Overall Rank:556
Average Rating: 79/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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7.

Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 1966:7Rank Score:2,603
Rank in 1960s69Overall Rank:581
Average Rating: 79/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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8.

Black Monk TimeUnited States The Monks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1966:8Rank Score:1,781
Rank in 1960s83Overall Rank:829
Average Rating: 77/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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9.

AscensionUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1966Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1966:9Rank Score:1,627
Rank in 1960s89Overall Rank:890
Average Rating: 77/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor ElevatorsUnited States 13th Floor Elevators
Year of Release:1966Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1966:10Rank Score:1,556
Rank in 1960s95Overall Rank:931
Average Rating: 79/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 7 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%
The Beatles 3 1%
Frank Sinatra 3 1%
Nancy Sinatra 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 143 62%
United Kingdom 45 20%
Brazil 8 3%
France 7 3%
Italy 5 2%
Australia 3 1%
Netherlands 3 1%
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