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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 18,000 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.

The Hangman's Beautiful DaughterUnited Kingdom The Incredible String Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:829
Rank in 1960s160Overall Rank:1,678
Average Rating:  74/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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32.

Blood, Sweat & Tears United States Blood, Sweat & Tears
Year of Release:1968Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:816
Rank in 1960s163Overall Rank:1,700
Average Rating:  75/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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33.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:808
Rank in 1960s165Overall Rank:1,712
Average Rating:  77/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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34.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:693
Rank in 1960s176Overall Rank:1,947
Average Rating:  77/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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35.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:660
Rank in 1960s180Overall Rank:2,010
Average Rating:  76/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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36.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:89 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:652
Rank in 1960s183Overall Rank:2,039
Average Rating:  73/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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37.

Scott 2United States Scott Walker
Year of Release:1968Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:612
Rank in 1960s191Overall Rank:2,145
Average Rating:  77/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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38.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:606
Rank in 1960s193Overall Rank:2,164
Average Rating:  75/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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39.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1968:39Rank Score:579
Rank in 1960s200Overall Rank:2,248
Average Rating:  78/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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40.

Machine GunGermany Peter Brötzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:578
Rank in 1960s201Overall Rank:2,256
Average Rating:  74/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 2%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Buddy Guy 2 0%
Manitas De Plata 2 0%
B.B. King 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 271 58%
United Kingdom 84 18%
Canada 16 3%
Brazil 13 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
France 13 3%
Italy 9 2%
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