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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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31.

Eli & The Thirteenth ConfessionUnited States Laura Nyro
Year of Release:1968Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:703
Rank in 1960s161Overall Rank:1,781
Average Rating: 74/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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32.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:633
Rank in 1960s173Overall Rank:1,933
Average Rating: 77/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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33.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:613
Rank in 1960s176Overall Rank:1,980
Average Rating: 73/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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34.

The Hangman's Beautiful DaughterUnited Kingdom The Incredible String Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:595
Rank in 1960s180Overall Rank:2,037
Average Rating: 73/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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35.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:584
Rank in 1960s182Overall Rank:2,071
Average Rating: 77/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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36.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:537
Rank in 1960s193Overall Rank:2,206
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:535
Rank in 1960s194Overall Rank:2,219
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 1960s205Overall Rank:2,451
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 1960s206Overall Rank:2,481
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 1960s211Overall Rank:2,555
Average Rating: 75/100 (50 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%
Spirit 2 1%
Blood, Sweat & Tears 2 1%
The Incredible String Band 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 223 57%
United Kingdom 75 19%
Canada 14 4%
Brazil 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 12 3%
France 9 2%
Italy 8 2%
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