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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
31.

Song CycleUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:834
Rank in 1960s161Overall Rank:1,745
Average Rating:  77/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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32.

Blood, Sweat & Tears United States Blood, Sweat & Tears
Year of Release:1968Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:830
Rank in 1960s162Overall Rank:1,749
Average Rating:  76/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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33.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:802
Rank in 1960s167Overall Rank:1,801
Average Rating:  78/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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34.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:789
Rank in 1960s168Overall Rank:1,820
Average Rating:  78/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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35.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:681
Rank in 1960s183Overall Rank:2,057
Average Rating:  77/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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36.

Scott 2United States Scott Walker
Year of Release:1968Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:680
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,059
Average Rating:  78/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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37.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:635
Rank in 1960s195Overall Rank:2,175
Average Rating:  73/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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38.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:632
Rank in 1960s196Overall Rank:2,187
Average Rating:  77/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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39.

Tropic├ília: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1968:39Rank Score:589
Rank in 1960s202Overall Rank:2,298
Average Rating:  79/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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40.

Nancy & LeeUnited States Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1968Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:540
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,461
Average Rating:  77/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 3 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%
The Monkees 2 0%
Ultimate Spinach 2 0%
The 5th Dimension 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 298 58%
United Kingdom 92 18%
Brazil 20 4%
Canada 18 3%
France 14 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 3%
Italy 9 2%
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