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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 15,000 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, The Band, Johnny Cash and Simon And Garfunkel.
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1.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,362 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:67,861
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,572 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:617 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:22,910
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: 85/100 (694 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:624 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:20,817
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: 85/100 (791 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:458 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:14,142
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:104
Average Rating: 85/100 (489 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:13,484
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: 84/100 (608 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:10,682
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:140
Average Rating: 84/100 (511 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:364 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:9,990
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:154
Average Rating: 83/100 (434 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:7,443
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:215
Average Rating: 82/100 (369 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,216
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:223
Average Rating: 83/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:3,960
Rank in 1960s50Overall Rank:384
Average Rating: 81/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
The Savage Rose 2 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 2 1%
Blood, Sweat & Tears 2 1%
The Incredible String Band 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 217 57%
United Kingdom 75 20%
Canada 13 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 3%
Brazil 10 3%
France 9 2%
Italy 8 2%
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