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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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1968 year summaryThe best artists of 1968 were The Beatles, Van Morrison, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Rolling Stones, The Zombies, The Kinks, The Velvet Underground, 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:1,310 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:65,610
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,492 votes)
Comments: 143 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:583 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:22,203
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:51
Average Rating: 85/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:578 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:19,422
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: 85/100 (743 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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4.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:445 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:13,103
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: 84/100 (576 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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5.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:12,978
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: 85/100 (448 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:354 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:9,916
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:145
Average Rating: 84/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:9,674
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:153
Average Rating: 84/100 (472 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:7,097
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:213
Average Rating: 82/100 (349 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:6,674
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:225
Average Rating: 82/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:3,669
Rank in 1960s51Overall Rank:389
Average Rating: 81/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 2%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
The Savage Rose 2 1%
Moby Grape 2 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 2 1%
Gladys Knight & The Pips 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 210 57%
United Kingdom 74 20%
Canada 11 3%
Mixed Nationality 10 3%
France 8 2%
Jamaica 8 2%
Italy 8 2%
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