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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:116 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:995
Rank in 1960s163Overall Rank:1,780
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:1,938
Average Rating:  74/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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34.

Machine GunGermany Peter Br√∂tzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:884
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:1,954
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:2,063
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:2,106
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:109 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:763
Rank in 1960s200Overall Rank:2,205
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:2,292
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:2,500
Average Rating:  77/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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40.

The Dock Of The Bay
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United States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1968Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:603
Rank in 1960s222Overall Rank:2,651
Average Rating:  79/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
John Barry 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 379 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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