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Best Albums of the 1960s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 33,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
196025621,989 Sketches Of Spain (517th)
by Miles Davis
196129718,945 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (751st)
by Robert Johnson
196232112,831 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,270th)
by Ray Charles
196337061,205 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (141st)
by Charles Mingus
196444052,168 A Hard Day's Night (224th)
by The Beatles
1965515250,007 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966574358,978 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967739563,161 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,023359,390 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
19691,246559,163 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total5,7812,257,837

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Velvet Underground And Nico, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and The Rolling Stones.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,757 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:141,617
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,413 votes)
Comments: 363 comments
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2.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,732 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:140,774
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,452 votes)
Comments: 381 comments
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3.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,684 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:130,771
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (3,465 votes)
Comments: 376 comments
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4.

The Velvet Underground And NicoMixed Nationality The Velvet Underground And Nico
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,306 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:101,159
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,659 votes)
Comments: 274 comments
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5.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,195 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:97,482
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,891 votes)
Comments: 260 comments
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6.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,111 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:96,086
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,419 votes)
Comments: 259 comments
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7.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,803 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:73,455
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,155 votes)
Comments: 173 comments
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8.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,749 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:68,764
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,493 votes)
Comments: 198 comments
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9.

The DoorsUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,730 charts
Rank in 1967:3Rank Score:57,952
Rank in 1960s9Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,132 votes)
Comments: 155 comments
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10.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,454 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:56,363
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,824 votes)
Comments: 133 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 40 4%
1961 41 4%
1962 34 3%
1963 58 6%
1964 63 6%
1965 88 9%
1966 103 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 196 20%
1969 232 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
Frank Sinatra 14 1%
The Beach Boys 14 1%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Nina Simone 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 617 62%
United Kingdom 220 22%
Brazil 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
Canada 23 2%
France 12 1%
Germany 11 1%
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