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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.
196034924,208 Sketches Of Spain (528th)
by Miles Davis
196137121,809 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (753rd)
by Robert Johnson
196239216,294 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,294th)
by Ray Charles
196343666,691 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (135th)
by Charles Mingus
196450554,915 A Hard Day's Night (232nd)
by The Beatles
1965597267,257 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966660379,068 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967871595,026 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,120381,370 The Beatles (The White Album) (13th)
by The Beatles
19691,360594,690 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,6612,401,328

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
86.

Os MutantesBrazil Os Mutantes
Year of Release:1968Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1968:17Rank Score:2,924
Rank in 1960s86Overall Rank:862
Average Rating:  81/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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186.

Caetano Veloso (1968)Brazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1968Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1968:33Rank Score:1,027
Rank in 1960s186Overall Rank:2,124
Average Rating:  78/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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220.

WaveBrazil Antônio Carlos Jobim
Year of Release:1967Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1967:41Rank Score:782
Rank in 1960s220Overall Rank:2,596
Average Rating:  77/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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237.

Gal CostaBrazil Gal Costa
Year of Release:1969Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1969:68Rank Score:711
Rank in 1960s237Overall Rank:2,801
Average Rating:  78/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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248.

Os Afro-Sambas De Baden E ViníciusBrazil Baden Powell & Vinícius de Moraes
Year of Release:1966Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1966:27Rank Score:658
Rank in 1960s248Overall Rank:2,957
Average Rating:  80/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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267.

MutantesBrazil Os Mutantes
Year of Release:1969Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1969:74Rank Score:543
Rank in 1960s267Overall Rank:3,448
Average Rating:  81/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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273.

Samba Esquema NovoBrazil Jorge Ben
Year of Release:1963Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1963:11Rank Score:518
Rank in 1960s273Overall Rank:3,582
Average Rating:  76/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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367.

Gilberto Gil (Frevo Rasgado)Brazil Gilberto Gil
Year of Release:1968Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1968:71Rank Score:335
Rank in 1960s367Overall Rank:5,091
Average Rating:  81/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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377.

Caetano Veloso (1969)Brazil Caetano Veloso
Year of Release:1969Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1969:91Rank Score:320
Rank in 1960s377Overall Rank:5,268
Average Rating:  80/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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435.

Jorge BenBrazil Jorge Ben
Year of Release:1969Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1969:103Rank Score:251
Rank in 1960s435Overall Rank:6,347
Average Rating:  75/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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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%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
Nina Simone 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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