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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 16,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
31.

Eli & The Thirteenth ConfessionUnited States Laura Nyro
Year of Release:1968Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:682
Rank in 1960s161Overall Rank:1,848
Average Rating: 74/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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32.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:74 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:613
Rank in 1960s174Overall Rank:1,995
Average Rating: 73/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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33.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:589
Rank in 1960s177Overall Rank:2,063
Average Rating: 77/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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34.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:584
Rank in 1960s178Overall Rank:2,078
Average Rating: 77/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 2 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:577
Rank in 1960s182Overall Rank:2,105
Average Rating: 73/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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36.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:536
Rank in 1960s190Overall Rank:2,225
Average Rating: 77/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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37.

Scott 2United States Scott Walker
Year of Release:1968Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:534
Rank in 1960s191Overall Rank:2,231
Average Rating: 77/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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38.

Machine GunGermany Peter Brötzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:470
Rank in 1960s204Overall Rank:2,467
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:14 charts
Rank in 1968:39Rank Score:464
Rank in 1960s207Overall Rank:2,498
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:51 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:448
Rank in 1960s212Overall Rank:2,566
Average Rating: 75/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 2%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Gladys Knight & The Pips 2 1%
Spirit 2 1%
Blood, Sweat & Tears 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 225 57%
United Kingdom 75 19%
Canada 14 4%
Mixed Nationality 12 3%
Brazil 12 3%
France 9 2%
Italy 8 2%
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