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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 19,000 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:1,560 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:75,287
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,866 votes)
Comments: 168 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:730 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:26,446
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (828 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:728 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:23,091
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:68
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (944 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:553 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:16,449
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:104
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (604 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:559 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:14,878
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:113
Average Rating:  84/100 (728 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,169
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:143
Average Rating:  84/100 (623 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:11,551
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:154
Average Rating:  84/100 (523 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:357 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,354
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:321 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,789
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  81/100 (448 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:298 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,906
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:353
Average Rating:  82/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Eddie Harris 2 0%
Deep Purple 2 0%
Udo J├╝rgens 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 295 58%
United Kingdom 88 17%
Brazil 18 4%
Canada 18 4%
France 16 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 9 2%
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