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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:1,535 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:74,009
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,806 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:713 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:25,625
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  84/100 (798 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:698 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:22,403
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (908 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:540 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:16,040
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:103
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:544 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:14,497
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:113
Average Rating:  84/100 (698 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,152
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:139
Average Rating:  84/100 (590 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:433 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:11,387
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  84/100 (501 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,283
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  82/100 (439 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:315 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,796
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  81/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,708
Rank in 1960s48Overall Rank:358
Average Rating:  82/100 (348 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%
Bonzo Dog Band 2 0%
Donovan 2 0%
Moby Grape 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 274 57%
United Kingdom 86 18%
Canada 17 4%
France 16 3%
Brazil 15 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 9 2%
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