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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 16,000 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, 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:1,391 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:69,033
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,613 votes)
Comments: 152 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:630 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:22,827
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:56
Average Rating: 85/100 (717 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:637 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:21,303
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:63
Average Rating: 85/100 (813 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:14,657
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:103
Average Rating: 85/100 (506 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:485 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:13,678
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: 83/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:377 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:10,700
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:144
Average Rating: 84/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:10,007
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:161
Average Rating: 83/100 (446 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:7,553
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:217
Average Rating: 81/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,259
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: 82/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:235 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,100
Rank in 1960s48Overall Rank:380
Average Rating: 80/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Donovan 2 1%
Taj Mahal 2 1%
The Jimi Hendrix Experience 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 225 57%
United Kingdom 76 19%
Canada 14 4%
Brazil 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 12 3%
France 9 2%
Italy 8 2%
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