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Best Albums of the 1960s

Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 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.
196035024,221 Sketches Of Spain (529th)
by Miles Davis
196137121,811 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (754th)
by Robert Johnson
196239216,323 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,294th)
by Ray Charles
196343766,869 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (135th)
by Charles Mingus
196450554,926 A Hard Day's Night (232nd)
by The Beatles
1965598267,570 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966660379,256 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967873595,635 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,124381,878 The Beatles (The White Album) (13th)
by The Beatles
19691,361595,404 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,6712,403,892

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
14.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,382 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:40,549
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,681 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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24.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:919 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,863
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,216 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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55.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:468 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:5,969
Rank in 1960s55Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  79/100 (726 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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118.

Their Satanic Majesties RequestUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1967Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 1967:22Rank Score:1,971
Rank in 1960s118Overall Rank:1,219
Average Rating:  74/100 (452 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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130.

Between The ButtonsUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1967Appears in:243 charts
Rank in 1967:25Rank Score:1,765
Rank in 1960s130Overall Rank:1,334
Average Rating:  77/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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138.

Out Of Our HeadsUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1965Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 1965:14Rank Score:1,615
Rank in 1960s138Overall Rank:1,450
Average Rating:  77/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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217.

The Rolling StonesUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1964Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 1964:15Rank Score:793
Rank in 1960s217Overall Rank:2,568
Average Rating:  73/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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299.

12 x 5United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1964Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1964:22Rank Score:444
Rank in 1960s299Overall Rank:4,028
Average Rating:  73/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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395.

Flowers
Compilation
United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1967Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1967:64Rank Score:295
Rank in 1960s395Overall Rank:5,619
Average Rating:  74/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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406.

The Rolling Stones, Now!United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1965Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1965:40Rank Score:275
Rank in 1960s406Overall Rank:5,901
Average Rating:  72/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 35 4%
1961 48 5%
1962 37 4%
1963 57 6%
1964 63 6%
1965 94 9%
1966 104 10%
1967 144 14%
1968 193 19%
1969 225 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Beach Boys 14 1%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Miles Davis 10 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 597 60%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Brazil 32 3%
Canada 22 2%
France 16 2%
Germany 13 1%
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