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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.

Blood, Sweat & Tears United States Blood, Sweat & Tears
Year of Release:1968Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:816
Rank in 1960s162Overall Rank:1,699
Average Rating:  75/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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32.

Song CycleUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:806
Rank in 1960s163Overall Rank:1,711
Average Rating:  76/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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33.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:785
Rank in 1960s167Overall Rank:1,756
Average Rating:  77/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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34.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:731
Rank in 1960s171Overall Rank:1,864
Average Rating:  78/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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35.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:651
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:2,049
Average Rating:  73/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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36.

Scott 2United States Scott Walker
Year of Release:1968Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:624
Rank in 1960s185Overall Rank:2,109
Average Rating:  77/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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37.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:622
Rank in 1960s189Overall Rank:2,116
Average Rating:  76/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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38.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:610
Rank in 1960s194Overall Rank:2,158
Average Rating:  75/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 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:578
Rank in 1960s201Overall Rank:2,255
Average Rating:  78/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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40.

Nancy & LeeUnited States Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1968Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:537
Rank in 1960s209Overall Rank:2,385
Average Rating:  75/100 (32 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 5th Dimension 2 0%
The Incredible String Band 2 0%
Sergio Mendes And Brasil '66 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 274 57%
United Kingdom 86 18%
Canada 17 4%
France 16 3%
Brazil 15 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Italy 9 2%
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