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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 19,000 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.

The Hangman's Beautiful DaughterUnited Kingdom The Incredible String Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1968:31Rank Score:910
Rank in 1960s152Overall Rank:1,614
Average Rating:  74/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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32.

Blood, Sweat & Tears United States Blood, Sweat & Tears
Year of Release:1968Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:823
Rank in 1960s162Overall Rank:1,750
Average Rating:  75/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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33.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:799
Rank in 1960s166Overall Rank:1,790
Average Rating:  78/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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34.

Caetano VelosoBrazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1968:34Rank Score:754
Rank in 1960s171Overall Rank:1,878
Average Rating:  78/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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35.

Scott 2United States Scott Walker
Year of Release:1968Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1968:35Rank Score:737
Rank in 1960s174Overall Rank:1,916
Average Rating:  77/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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36.

The Soft MachineUnited Kingdom Soft Machine
Year of Release:1968Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:681
Rank in 1960s184Overall Rank:2,045
Average Rating:  76/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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37.

In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaUnited States Iron Butterfly
Year of Release:1968Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1968:37Rank Score:635
Rank in 1960s193Overall Rank:2,167
Average Rating:  73/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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38.

Creedence Clearwater RevivalUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1968Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1968:38Rank Score:630
Rank in 1960s194Overall Rank:2,179
Average Rating:  76/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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39.

Machine GunGermany Peter Brötzmann
Year of Release:1968Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1968:39Rank Score:560
Rank in 1960s209Overall Rank:2,374
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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40.

Nancy & LeeUnited States Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1968Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1968:40Rank Score:543
Rank in 1960s213Overall Rank:2,436
Average Rating:  76/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 2%
Otis Redding 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 1%
Fleetwood Mac 2 0%
Elvis Presley 2 0%
Engelbert Humperdinck 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 297 58%
United Kingdom 90 18%
Brazil 20 4%
Canada 18 4%
Mixed Nationality 14 3%
France 14 3%
Italy 9 2%
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