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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 35,000 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.
196029123,144 Sketches Of Spain (522nd)
by Miles Davis
196133019,174 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (749th)
by Robert Johnson
196235215,075 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,271st)
by Ray Charles
196339363,545 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (140th)
by Charles Mingus
196446752,457 A Hard Day's Night (226th)
by The Beatles
1965559261,617 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966622371,270 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967791584,145 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,076371,721 The Beatles (The White Album) (13th)
by The Beatles
19691,314583,495 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,1952,345,642

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:1,344 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:39,838
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,625 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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24.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:883 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,326
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,182 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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55.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:448 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:5,805
Rank in 1960s55Overall Rank:452
Average Rating:  79/100 (697 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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116.

Their Satanic Majesties RequestUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1967Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1967:22Rank Score:1,953
Rank in 1960s116Overall Rank:1,203
Average Rating:  74/100 (431 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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128.

Between The ButtonsUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1967Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 1967:25Rank Score:1,734
Rank in 1960s128Overall Rank:1,312
Average Rating:  77/100 (441 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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142.

Out Of Our HeadsUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1965Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 1965:14Rank Score:1,501
Rank in 1960s142Overall Rank:1,493
Average Rating:  77/100 (344 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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216.

The Rolling StonesUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1964Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 1964:14Rank Score:776
Rank in 1960s216Overall Rank:2,558
Average Rating:  73/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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302.

12 x 5United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1964Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1964:22Rank Score:416
Rank in 1960s302Overall Rank:4,139
Average Rating:  73/100 (169 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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350.

Flowers
Compilation
United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1967Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1967:53Rank Score:338
Rank in 1960s350Overall Rank:4,914
Average Rating:  74/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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417.

Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass)
Compilation
United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1966:43Rank Score:264
Rank in 1960s417Overall Rank:5,962
Average Rating:  77/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 37 4%
1961 41 4%
1962 37 4%
1963 57 6%
1964 61 6%
1965 94 9%
1966 105 11%
1967 144 14%
1968 194 19%
1969 230 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
Frank Sinatra 14 1%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
The Beach Boys 14 1%
John Coltrane 13 1%
Miles Davis 11 1%
Nina Simone 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 617 62%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Brazil 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Canada 22 2%
Germany 14 1%
France 10 1%
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