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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 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.
196034124,115 Giant Steps (541st)
by John Coltrane
196136020,454 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (738th)
by Robert Johnson
196238315,862 Modern Sounds In Country And Wes... (1,294th)
by Ray Charles
196342665,396 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (137th)
by Charles Mingus
196448953,605 A Hard Day's Night (227th)
by The Beatles
1965589265,211 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966659376,486 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967840591,282 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
19681,110379,079 The Beatles (The White Album) (12th)
by The Beatles
19691,352591,883 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total6,5492,383,373

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
262.

Comme À La RadioFrance Brigitte Fontaine
Year of Release:1969Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1969:73Rank Score:555
Rank in 1960s262Overall Rank:3,365
Average Rating:  78/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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287.

Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrance Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1962Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:470
Rank in 1960s287Overall Rank:3,831
Average Rating:  80/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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292.

Initials B.B.
Compilation
France Serge Gainsbourg
Year of Release:1968Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1968:52Rank Score:456
Rank in 1960s292Overall Rank:3,926
Average Rating:  78/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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561.

Comment Te Dire Adieu ?France Françoise Hardy
Year of Release:1968Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1968:106Rank Score:170
Rank in 1960s561Overall Rank:8,482
Average Rating:  74/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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636.

Les Copains D'AbordFrance Georges Brassens
Year of Release:1964Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1964:41Rank Score:137
Rank in 1960s636Overall Rank:9,970
Average Rating:  76/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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655.

AnnaFrance Serge Gainsbourg
Year of Release:1967Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1967:96Rank Score:131
Rank in 1960s655Overall Rank:10,335
Average Rating:  75/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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666.

Jacques Dutronc [1968]France Jacques Dutronc
Year of Release:1968Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1968:135Rank Score:126
Rank in 1960s666Overall Rank:10,640
Average Rating:  75/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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802.

Barbara N° 2France Barbara
Year of Release:1965Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1965:73Rank Score:101
Rank in 1960s802Overall Rank:12,905
Average Rating:  77/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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806.

Hétérozygote / J'ai Été CoupéFrance Luc Ferrari
Year of Release:1969Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1969:179Rank Score:100
Rank in 1960s806Overall Rank:12,975
Average Rating:  72/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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831.

Catherine Ribeiro + 2 BisFrance Catherine Ribeiro + 2 Bis
Year of Release:1969Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1969:190Rank Score:94
Rank in 1960s831Overall Rank:13,873
Average Rating:  75/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 35 4%
1961 44 4%
1962 37 4%
1963 56 6%
1964 61 6%
1965 94 9%
1966 102 10%
1967 143 14%
1968 197 20%
1969 231 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 610 61%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Brazil 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Canada 23 2%
France 13 1%
Germany 13 1%
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