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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 19,000 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:1,587 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:76,440
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,891 votes)
Comments: 171 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:746 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:26,510
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (841 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:740 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:23,518
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (958 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:561 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:16,554
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:572 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:14,990
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:115
Average Rating:  84/100 (737 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:447 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,239
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  84/100 (636 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:449 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:11,682
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  84/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,612
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  82/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,835
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  81/100 (454 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:5,060
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:348
Average Rating:  82/100 (379 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 2%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Manfred Mann 2 0%
The Lemon Pipers 2 0%
Simon And Garfunkel 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 297 58%
United Kingdom 90 18%
Brazil 20 4%
Canada 18 4%
Mixed Nationality 14 3%
France 14 3%
Italy 9 2%
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