Best Albums of the 1960s

Listed below are the best albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
Decade:
Year:
1960s decade summary
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.
196038426,094
196140623,297
196243618,251
196346168,948
196454357,640
1965652271,773
1966711389,677
1967939606,402
19681,201391,212
19691,449614,102
Total7,1822,467,397

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.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: RSS| Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (filtered)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!

This chart is currently filtered to only show albums from Canada. (Remove this filter).

Sort by
Year of Release:
1967
Appears in:
Rank Score:
16,526
Rank in 1967:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1969
Appears in:
Rank Score:
13,114
Rank in 1969:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1969
Appears in:
Rank Score:
12,387
Rank in 1969:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1968
Appears in:
Rank Score:
11,019
Rank in 1968:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1969
Appears in:
Rank Score:
2,681
Rank in 1969:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1969
Appears in:
Rank Score:
1,108
Rank in 1969:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1969
Appears in:
Rank Score:
978
Rank in 1969:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1968
Appears in:
Rank Score:
710
Rank in 1968:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1963
Appears in:
Rank Score:
709
Rank in 1963:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
1968
Appears in:
Rank Score:
538
Rank in 1968:
Rank in 1960s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Total albums: 19. Page 1 of 2

Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 38 4%
1961 48 5%
1962 41 4%
1963 55 6%
1964 65 7%
1965 91 9%
1966 103 10%
1967 145 15%
1968 189 19%
1969 225 23%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 600 60%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Brazil 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Canada 19 2%
Germany 14 1%
France 13 1%
Show all
Recent Member  Charts
1. my 100 favorite albums from 1950 to 1964 by panapsal (2019)
2. Top 37 Music Albums of 1993 by Purplepash (2019)
3. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by NJ (2019)
4. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Brandon8 (2019)
5. Favorites 1990-1995 by henrygreen0203 (2019)
6. Top 25 Music Albums of 1987 by NickyTBlizzad (2019)
7. Ranked listening log 2018 101-200 by Purplepash (2019)
8. Ranked listening log 2018 201-220 by Purplepash (2019)
9. Top 100 Music Albums of 2018 by Purplepash (2019)
10. Top 19 Greatest Music Albums by TJMatthews (2019)
11. Top 20 Music Albums of 2019 by Fritz (2019)
12. Ranked listening log 2019 101-162 by Purplepash (2019)
13. Top 100 Music Albums of 2019 by Purplepash (2019)
14. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by bcmandude (2019)
15. Top 44 Music Albums of 1990 by Purplepash (2019)
16. Top 100 Music Albums of the 2010s by jdizzle123456 (2019)
17. Top 34 Music Albums of 1987 by Purplepash (2019)
18. Top 100 Music Albums of the 2010s by buzzdainer (2019)
19. Top 38 Music Albums of 2019 by buzzdainer (2019)
20. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Amirkhosro (2019)
Back to Top