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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 23,000 greatest album charts.

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

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,769 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:83,699
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,164 votes)
Comments: 191 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:850 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:29,583
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (937 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:827 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:25,578
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,076 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:636 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:18,042
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (700 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:653 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:16,117
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:119
Average Rating:  84/100 (855 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:495 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,681
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  84/100 (734 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:523 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,570
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  84/100 (601 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,922
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  82/100 (532 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:384 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,362
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  81/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:351 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:5,891
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  82/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
John Barry 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 346 56%
United Kingdom 126 20%
Brazil 21 3%
Canada 18 3%
France 16 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 3%
Italy 10 2%
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