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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:1,810 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:85,025
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,235 votes)
Comments: 200 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:876 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:30,179
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (972 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:851 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:26,037
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,115 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:649 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:18,290
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (720 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:669 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:16,459
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:117
Average Rating:  84/100 (880 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:535 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,839
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  84/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:510 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,694
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  84/100 (754 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:426 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,132
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  82/100 (548 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,552
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  82/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:5,925
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:345
Average Rating:  82/100 (454 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
John Fahey 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
John Barry 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 363 57%
United Kingdom 126 20%
Brazil 21 3%
Canada 19 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 3%
France 16 3%
Italy 11 2%
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