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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 17,000 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:1,474 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:72,041
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,718 votes)
Comments: 155 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:666 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:24,065
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:57
Average Rating:  84/100 (767 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:669 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:21,636
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:68
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (866 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:513 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:15,127
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:512 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:14,027
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:111
Average Rating:  83/100 (666 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:11,663
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  84/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:404 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:10,863
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:152
Average Rating:  84/100 (480 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:7,851
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  82/100 (422 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,838
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  81/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,407
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  81/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Buddy Guy 2 0%
Tyrannosaurus Rex 2 0%
The 5th Dimension 2 0%
Marvin Gaye 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 254 58%
United Kingdom 80 18%
Canada 15 3%
Brazil 13 3%
Mixed Nationality 12 3%
France 12 3%
Italy 9 2%
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