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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.
196029223,156 Sketches Of Spain (522nd)
by Miles Davis
196133019,179 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (750th)
by Robert Johnson
196235215,075 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,271st)
by Ray Charles
196339463,695 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (140th)
by Charles Mingus
196446752,484 A Hard Day's Night (226th)
by The Beatles
1965559261,925 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966622371,435 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967792584,451 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,076372,265 The Beatles (The White Album) (13th)
by The Beatles
19691,315583,636 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,1992,347,300

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
258.

Comme À La RadioFrance Brigitte Fontaine
Year of Release:1969Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1969:73Rank Score:542
Rank in 1960s258Overall Rank:3,359
Average Rating:  77/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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292.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:441
Rank in 1960s292Overall Rank:3,958
Average Rating:  80/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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318.

Initials B.B.
Compilation
France Serge Gainsbourg
Year of Release:1968Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1968:57Rank Score:382
Rank in 1960s318Overall Rank:4,422
Average Rating:  78/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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611.

Comment Te Dire Adieu ?France Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1968Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1968:120Rank Score:148
Rank in 1960s611Overall Rank:9,248
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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664.

Jacques Dutronc [1968]France Jacques Dutronc
Year of Release:1968Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1968:134Rank Score:126
Rank in 1960s664Overall Rank:10,435
Average Rating:  75/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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700.

AnnaFrance Serge Gainsbourg
Year of Release:1967Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1967:100Rank Score:118
Rank in 1960s700Overall Rank:10,999
Average Rating:  75/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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797.

Hétérozygote / J'ai Été CoupéFrance Luc Ferrari
Year of Release:1969Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1969:178Rank Score:100
Rank in 1960s797Overall Rank:12,767
Average Rating:  72/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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830.

Catherine Ribeiro + 2 BisFrance Catherine Ribeiro + 2 Bis
Year of Release:1969Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1969:188Rank Score:94
Rank in 1960s830Overall Rank:13,653
Average Rating:  75/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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961.

Les Demoiselles De RochefortFrance Michel Legrand
Year of Release:1967Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1967:137Rank Score:76
Rank in 1960s961Overall Rank:16,453
Average Rating:  73/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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985.

Un Homme Et Une Femme (Bande Originale Du Film)France Francis Lai
Year of Release:1966Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1966:102Rank Score:74
Rank in 1960s985Overall Rank:16,860
Average Rating:  73/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 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 195 20%
1969 229 23%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 616 62%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Brazil 32 3%
Canada 22 2%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Germany 14 1%
France 10 1%
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