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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 26,000 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:1,931 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:89,725
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,445 votes)
Comments: 220 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:962 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:32,556
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,077 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:921 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:27,143
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,231 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:728 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:20,202
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (799 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:737 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:17,481
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:122
Average Rating:  84/100 (976 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:588 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:14,082
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  84/100 (685 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:558 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:14,008
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (854 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,492
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  82/100 (612 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:423 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,754
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  81/100 (597 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:421 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:6,716
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  82/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
John Barry 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 384 57%
United Kingdom 127 19%
Brazil 21 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Canada 18 3%
France 17 3%
Italy 10 1%
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