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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 26,000 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:2,413 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:127,872
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,835 votes)
Comments: 317 comments
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2.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,812 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:84,322
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,013 votes)
Comments: 223 comments
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3.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,259 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:50,395
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,529 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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4.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:4,962
Rank in 1960s55Overall Rank:434
Average Rating:  79/100 (567 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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5.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:4,303
Rank in 1960s59Overall Rank:496
Average Rating:  81/100 (420 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And ThymeUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:302 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:3,747
Rank in 1960s63Overall Rank:547
Average Rating:  80/100 (359 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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7.

Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:296 charts
Rank in 1966:7Rank Score:3,727
Rank in 1960s65Overall Rank:556
Average Rating:  80/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor ElevatorsUnited States 13th Floor Elevators
Year of Release:1966Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1966:8Rank Score:2,278
Rank in 1960s86Overall Rank:872
Average Rating:  80/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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9.

Face To FaceUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1966:9Rank Score:2,223
Rank in 1960s88Overall Rank:888
Average Rating:  80/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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10.

Black Monk TimeUnited States Monks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1966:10Rank Score:2,059
Rank in 1960s96Overall Rank:963
Average Rating:  79/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 1966 composition

Artist Albums %


Wes Montgomery 4 1%
John Coltrane 4 1%
Sun Ra 4 1%
Nancy Sinatra 3 1%
The Animals 3 1%
The Kinks 3 1%
Frank Sinatra 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 215 60%
United Kingdom 62 17%
France 13 4%
Brazil 13 4%
Germany 8 2%
Italy 7 2%
Mixed Nationality 5 1%
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