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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 20,000 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:1,615 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:77,681
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,944 votes)
Comments: 176 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:776 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:27,496
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:50
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (866 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:752 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:23,905
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (989 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:581 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:16,892
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (639 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:579 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:15,060
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:117
Average Rating:  84/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:454 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:12,430
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:146
Average Rating:  84/100 (659 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:12,019
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:152
Average Rating:  84/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:8,904
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:214
Average Rating:  82/100 (487 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,033
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  81/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:5,137
Rank in 1960s47Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  82/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Deep Purple 2 0%
The Electric Prunes 2 0%
Ultimate Spinach 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 313 56%
United Kingdom 112 20%
Brazil 20 4%
Canada 18 3%
France 15 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 3%
Italy 9 2%
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