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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:1,787 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:84,283
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,203 votes)
Comments: 192 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:857 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:29,739
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (954 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:834 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:25,721
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,096 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:639 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:18,100
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (708 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:658 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:16,288
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:118
Average Rating:  84/100 (868 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:504 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,800
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:158
Average Rating:  84/100 (743 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:530 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,657
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  84/100 (609 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,963
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:232
Average Rating:  82/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,549
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  81/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:5,964
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  82/100 (444 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
John Barry 3 0%
Tammy Wynette 3 0%
John Fahey 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 356 57%
United Kingdom 126 20%
Brazil 21 3%
Canada 19 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 3%
France 16 3%
Italy 10 2%
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