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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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1968 year summaryThe best artists of 1968 were The Beatles, Van Morrison, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Rolling Stones, The Zombies, The Kinks, The Velvet Underground, The Band, Johnny Cash and Simon And Garfunkel.
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1.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,307 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:65,496
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:9
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:581 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:22,107
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:51
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:577 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:19,405
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:67
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4.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:446 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:13,116
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:106
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5.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:410 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:12,872
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:110
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:353 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:9,863
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:145
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:9,675
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:152
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:7,104
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:212
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At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:6,775
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:223
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:3,670
Rank in 1960s51Overall Rank:386
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Deep Purple 2 1%
Diana Ross & The Supremes 2 1%
The Electric Prunes 2 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 210 57%
United Kingdom 74 20%
Canada 11 3%
Mixed Nationality 10 3%
Italy 8 2%
Jamaica 8 2%
France 8 2%
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