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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 18,000 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:1,526 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:73,545
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,776 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:703 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:25,128
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (788 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:697 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:22,332
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:68
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (896 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:535 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:15,864
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:103
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (576 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:537 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:14,268
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:114
Average Rating:  83/100 (691 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:420 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,046
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  84/100 (584 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:423 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:10,981
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  84/100 (496 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,363
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  82/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:318 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,907
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  81/100 (427 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,694
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:357
Average Rating:  81/100 (345 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%
Buddy Guy 2 0%
Manitas De Plata 2 0%
B.B. King 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 271 58%
United Kingdom 84 18%
Canada 16 3%
Brazil 13 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
France 13 3%
Italy 9 2%
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