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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 19,000 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:1,545 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:74,392
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,829 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:723 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:25,984
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (814 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:705 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:22,580
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (925 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:543 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:16,070
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:104
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (592 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:545 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:14,421
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:116
Average Rating:  84/100 (712 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,165
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:142
Average Rating:  84/100 (607 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:437 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:11,534
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  84/100 (514 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:362 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,292
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  82/100 (449 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:317 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,838
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  81/100 (439 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:285 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,724
Rank in 1960s48Overall Rank:361
Average Rating:  82/100 (359 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Engelbert Humperdinck 2 0%
Vanilla Fudge 2 0%
The Monkees 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 277 58%
United Kingdom 86 18%
Canada 17 4%
France 16 3%
Brazil 16 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 9 2%
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