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Best Albums of 1968

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1968 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 26,000 greatest album charts.

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1968 year summaryThe best artists of 1968 were The Beatles, Van Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Zombies, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Velvet Underground, Johnny Cash and The Band.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,912 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:88,980
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,414 votes)
Comments: 217 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:947 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:32,131
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,069 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:905 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:27,033
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,214 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:716 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:19,873
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:104
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (791 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:727 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:17,420
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:120
Average Rating:  84/100 (962 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:578 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:13,915
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:158
Average Rating:  84/100 (680 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:554 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:13,740
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  84/100 (847 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,455
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  82/100 (599 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:414 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,584
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  81/100 (591 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:6,593
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  82/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Joan Baez 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Merle Haggard & The Strangers 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 379 57%
United Kingdom 127 19%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Brazil 20 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
Italy 10 2%
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