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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
31.

Song CycleUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:1,018
Rank in 1960s158Overall Rank:1,741
Average Rating:  77/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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32.

TruthUnited Kingdom The Jeff Beck Group
Year of Release:1968Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:994
Rank in 1960s162Overall Rank:1,782
Average Rating:  78/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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33.

Fleetwood MacUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1968Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:891
Rank in 1960s179Overall Rank:1,936
Average Rating:  74/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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34.

Machine GunGermany Peter Brötzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:884
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:1,952
Average Rating:  76/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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35.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:830
Rank in 1960s185Overall Rank:2,060
Average Rating:  78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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36.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:809
Rank in 1960s189Overall Rank:2,104
Average Rating:  77/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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37.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:762
Rank in 1960s200Overall Rank:2,207
Average Rating:  72/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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38.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:726
Rank in 1960s202Overall Rank:2,289
Average Rating:  77/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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39.

Scott 2United States Scott Walker
Year of Release:1968Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1968:39Rank Score:647
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,499
Average Rating:  77/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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40.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:602
Rank in 1960s222Overall Rank:2,652
Average Rating:  80/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
John Barry 3 0%
Tammy Wynette 3 0%
John Fahey 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 370 57%
United Kingdom 127 19%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Brazil 20 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
Italy 10 2%
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