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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 24,000 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:1,836 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:86,378
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,313 votes)
Comments: 209 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:895 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:30,915
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,016 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:865 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:26,685
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,159 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:670 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:18,842
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (753 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:687 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:16,901
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:117
Average Rating:  84/100 (914 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:545 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,905
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:163
Average Rating:  84/100 (642 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:516 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,860
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  84/100 (798 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:439 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,110
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:237
Average Rating:  82/100 (570 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,424
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:250
Average Rating:  81/100 (558 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:6,212
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  82/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
John Fahey 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Merle Haggard & The Strangers 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 359 57%
United Kingdom 126 20%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Brazil 19 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 3%
Italy 10 2%
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