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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:67 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:1,005
Rank in 1960s161Overall Rank:1,778
Average Rating:  77/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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32.

Blood, Sweat & Tears United States Blood, Sweat & Tears
Year of Release:1968Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:993
Rank in 1960s165Overall Rank:1,800
Average Rating:  76/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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33.

Fleetwood MacUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1968Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:899
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:1,955
Average Rating:  74/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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34.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:863
Rank in 1960s183Overall Rank:2,015
Average Rating:  72/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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35.

Machine GunGermany Peter Brötzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:851
Rank in 1960s185Overall Rank:2,040
Average Rating:  76/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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36.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:847
Rank in 1960s186Overall Rank:2,048
Average Rating:  78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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37.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:834
Rank in 1960s189Overall Rank:2,063
Average Rating:  77/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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38.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:770
Rank in 1960s200Overall Rank:2,214
Average Rating:  77/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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39.

The Dock Of The BayUnited States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1968Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1968:39Rank Score:685
Rank in 1960s210Overall Rank:2,425
Average Rating:  79/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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40.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:682
Rank in 1960s211Overall Rank:2,432
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%
Merle Haggard & The Strangers 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
The Dubliners 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 384 57%
United Kingdom 127 19%
Brazil 21 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Canada 18 3%
France 17 3%
Italy 10 1%
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