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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 23,000 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:1,811 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:84,928
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,251 votes)
Comments: 202 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:874 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:30,180
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (977 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:855 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:26,229
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,123 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:656 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:18,544
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (727 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:676 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:16,654
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:117
Average Rating:  84/100 (885 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:534 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,780
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (621 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,577
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:165
Average Rating:  84/100 (756 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:428 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,110
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:232
Average Rating:  82/100 (552 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,493
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  81/100 (540 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:5,990
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  82/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
Tammy Wynette 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
John Fahey 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 360 57%
United Kingdom 126 20%
Brazil 19 3%
Canada 18 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 3%
France 16 3%
Italy 10 2%
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