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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 15,000 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, 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:1,368 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:68,157
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,579 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:622 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:22,901
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: 85/100 (699 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:626 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:20,797
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:66
Average Rating: 85/100 (799 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:463 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:14,269
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:104
Average Rating: 85/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:477 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:13,587
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: 84/100 (614 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:372 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:10,880
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:139
Average Rating: 84/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:10,018
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:154
Average Rating: 83/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:7,462
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:215
Average Rating: 81/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:7,107
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: 82/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:3,961
Rank in 1960s50Overall Rank:387
Average Rating: 81/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Taj Mahal 2 1%
The Jimi Hendrix Experience 2 1%
Deep Purple 2 1%
Moby Grape 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 218 56%
United Kingdom 75 19%
Canada 14 4%
Brazil 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 3%
France 9 2%
Italy 8 2%
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