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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 22,000 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:1,704 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:81,627
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,080 votes)
Comments: 187 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:814 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:28,441
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (912 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:790 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:24,894
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,035 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:616 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:17,669
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (681 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:626 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:15,864
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:117
Average Rating:  84/100 (820 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:481 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,746
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  84/100 (700 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:495 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,140
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:163
Average Rating:  84/100 (586 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:396 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,871
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  82/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:363 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,076
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  81/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:5,457
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:353
Average Rating:  82/100 (421 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Vanilla Fudge 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 339 57%
United Kingdom 121 20%
Brazil 20 3%
Canada 18 3%
France 16 3%
Mixed Nationality 15 3%
Jamaica 9 2%
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