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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 15,000 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, The Band, Johnny Cash and Simon And Garfunkel.
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31.

Eli & The Thirteenth ConfessionUnited States Laura Nyro
Year of Release:1968Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:705
Rank in 1960s160Overall Rank:1,759
Average Rating: 74/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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32.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:615
Rank in 1960s173Overall Rank:1,957
Average Rating: 73/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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33.

Scott 2United States Scott Walker
Year of Release:1968Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:615
Rank in 1960s174Overall Rank:1,958
Average Rating: 77/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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34.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:598
Rank in 1960s177Overall Rank:2,003
Average Rating: 77/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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35.

The Hangman's Beautiful DaughterUnited Kingdom The Incredible String Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:593
Rank in 1960s178Overall Rank:2,016
Average Rating: 74/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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36.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:580
Rank in 1960s181Overall Rank:2,062
Average Rating: 78/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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37.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:537
Rank in 1960s192Overall Rank:2,184
Average Rating: 78/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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38.

Machine GunGermany Peter Brötzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:521
Rank in 1960s197Overall Rank:2,237
Average Rating: 73/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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39.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1968:39Rank Score:439
Rank in 1960s211Overall Rank:2,563
Average Rating: 79/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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40.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:414
Rank in 1960s215Overall Rank:2,667
Average Rating: 75/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Blood, Sweat & Tears 2 1%
The Incredible String Band 2 1%
Vanilla Fudge 2 1%
Fleetwood Mac 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 217 57%
United Kingdom 75 20%
Canada 13 3%
Brazil 11 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 3%
France 9 2%
Italy 8 2%
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