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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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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,443 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:71,054
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,665 votes)
Comments: 153 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:647 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:23,537
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: 84/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:650 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:21,298
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:68
Average Rating: 85/100 (840 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:502 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:15,326
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:103
Average Rating: 85/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:13,584
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:114
Average Rating: 83/100 (647 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:11,348
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:139
Average Rating: 84/100 (545 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:391 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:10,537
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:152
Average Rating: 84/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:296 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:7,790
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:215
Average Rating: 81/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:317 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,598
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:223
Average Rating: 82/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,278
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:379
Average Rating: 80/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 2%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 2 0%
B.B. King 2 0%
Bee Gees 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 238 57%
United Kingdom 77 19%
Canada 14 3%
Brazil 13 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 9 2%
France 9 2%
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