Best Albums of the 1960s

Listed below are the best albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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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.
196051823,313
196149020,492
196253718,359
196355450,430
196464446,884
1965757163,237
1966831221,082
19671,061352,824
19681,357250,311
19691,675391,191
Total8,4241,538,123

The best artists of the 1960s were The Beatles, The Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Velvet Underground & Nico, Led Zeppelin, The Doors and The Rolling Stones.
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1967
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 45 5%
1961 53 5%
1962 47 5%
1963 51 5%
1964 64 6%
1965 96 10%
1966 99 10%
1967 137 14%
1968 196 20%
1969 212 21%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 17 2%
The Beach Boys 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
John Coltrane 13 1%
Frank Sinatra 11 1%
Nina Simone 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 625 63%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Brazil 27 3%
France 16 2%
Canada 16 2%
Germany 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 964 96%
Yes 36 4%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
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