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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 24,000 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:1,821 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:85,575
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,277 votes)
Comments: 203 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:881 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:30,568
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (991 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:859 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:26,290
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,137 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:662 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:18,759
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (739 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:682 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:16,771
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:117
Average Rating:  84/100 (897 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:539 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,891
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:506 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,657
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:165
Average Rating:  84/100 (771 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:433 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,074
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  82/100 (561 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:400 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,566
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  81/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:6,112
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:341
Average Rating:  82/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 359 57%
United Kingdom 126 20%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Brazil 19 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 3%
Italy 10 2%
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