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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 25,000 greatest album charts.

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1968 year summaryThe best artists of 1968 were The Beatles, Van Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Zombies, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Velvet Underground, Johnny Cash and The Band.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,868 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:87,884
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,366 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:920 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:31,444
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,044 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:883 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:26,998
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,185 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:697 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:19,351
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (768 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:710 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:17,377
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:118
Average Rating:  84/100 (936 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:563 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:13,381
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (661 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:531 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:13,351
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  84/100 (820 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:453 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,391
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:237
Average Rating:  82/100 (585 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:407 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,495
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:257
Average Rating:  81/100 (570 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:6,478
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  82/100 (482 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 366 57%
United Kingdom 127 20%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Brazil 19 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
Italy 10 2%
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