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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 18,000 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:1,496 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:72,497
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,751 votes)
Comments: 158 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:688 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:24,684
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:54
Average Rating:  84/100 (780 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:687 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:22,154
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (884 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:525 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:15,450
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:106
Average Rating:  84/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:524 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:14,162
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:113
Average Rating:  83/100 (684 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:416 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:11,927
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:137
Average Rating:  84/100 (580 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:11,050
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:154
Average Rating:  84/100 (490 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,357
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:209
Average Rating:  82/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,795
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:228
Average Rating:  81/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:4,608
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:362
Average Rating:  81/100 (336 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Miles Davis 2 0%
Ultimate Spinach 2 0%
Sergio Mendes And Brasil '66 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 266 58%
United Kingdom 83 18%
Canada 15 3%
France 13 3%
Brazil 13 3%
Mixed Nationality 12 3%
Italy 9 2%
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