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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
4.

The Velvet Underground And NicoMixed Nationality The Velvet Underground And Nico
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,456 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:105,390
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,820 votes)
Comments: 291 comments
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50.

Crosby, Stills & NashMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills & Nash
Year of Release:1969Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 1969:15Rank Score:6,829
Rank in 1960s50Overall Rank:391
Average Rating:  81/100 (479 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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61.

Getz/GilbertoMixed Nationality Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Year of Release:1964Appears in:352 charts
Rank in 1964:2Rank Score:5,211
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  82/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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186.

A Christmas Gift For YouMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1963Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1963:8Rank Score:1,010
Rank in 1960s186Overall Rank:2,125
Average Rating:  78/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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194.

Tropicália: Ou Panis Et CircencisMixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1968:36Rank Score:966
Rank in 1960s194Overall Rank:2,205
Average Rating:  80/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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210.

Francis Albert Sinatra And Antonio Carlos JobimMixed Nationality Frank Sinatra And Antonio Carlos Jobim
Year of Release:1967Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1967:37Rank Score:842
Rank in 1960s210Overall Rank:2,434
Average Rating:  75/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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221.

Jane Birkin Et Serge GainsbourgMixed Nationality Jane Birkin / Serge Gainsbourg
Year of Release:1969Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1969:60Rank Score:768
Rank in 1960s221Overall Rank:2,626
Average Rating:  79/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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265.

SteppenwolfMixed Nationality Steppenwolf
Year of Release:1968Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1968:48Rank Score:543
Rank in 1960s265Overall Rank:3,435
Average Rating:  77/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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315.

West Side Story (The Original Sound Track Recording)Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1961Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1961:11Rank Score:398
Rank in 1960s315Overall Rank:4,366
Average Rating:  78/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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320.

2001: A Space Odyssey
Compilation
Mixed Nationality Various Artists
Year of Release:1968Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1968:58Rank Score:390
Rank in 1960s320Overall Rank:4,440
Average Rating:  79/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 4 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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