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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 27,000 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.
196021918,482 Sketches Of Spain (514th)
by Miles Davis
196125516,585 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (673rd)
by Robert Johnson
196225911,007 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,182nd)
by Ray Charles
196331653,107 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (146th)
by Charles Mingus
196438044,481 A Hard Day's Night (219th)
by The Beatles
1965435229,608 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966480325,555 Revolver (3rd)
by The Beatles
1967640514,927 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968905326,884 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
19691,078503,124 Abbey Road (4th)
by The Beatles
Total4,9672,043,761

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
151.

Uncle MeatUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1969Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1969:44Rank Score:1,126
Rank in 1960s151Overall Rank:1,647
Average Rating:  78/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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152.

Gris-GrisUnited States Dr. John
Year of Release:1968Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1968:29Rank Score:1,121
Rank in 1960s152Overall Rank:1,655
Average Rating:  78/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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153.

The Allman Brothers BandUnited States The Allman Brothers Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1969:45Rank Score:1,105
Rank in 1960s153Overall Rank:1,671
Average Rating:  79/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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154.

Mr FantasyUnited Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1967Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1967:31Rank Score:1,099
Rank in 1960s154Overall Rank:1,679
Average Rating:  77/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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155.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:1,093
Rank in 1960s155Overall Rank:1,693
Average Rating:  80/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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156.

Blues BreakersUnited Kingdom John Mayall With Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1966Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1966:16Rank Score:1,060
Rank in 1960s156Overall Rank:1,739
Average Rating:  79/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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157.

Jackson C. FrankUnited States Jackson C. Frank
Year of Release:1965Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1965:16Rank Score:1,060
Rank in 1960s157Overall Rank:1,740
Average Rating:  80/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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158.

Sunday At The Village VanguardUnited States Bill Evans Trio
Year of Release:1961Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1961:3Rank Score:1,051
Rank in 1960s158Overall Rank:1,752
Average Rating:  77/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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159.

A Salty DogUnited Kingdom Procol Harum
Year of Release:1969Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1969:46Rank Score:1,034
Rank in 1960s159Overall Rank:1,774
Average Rating:  77/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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160.

Then Play OnUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1969Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1969:47Rank Score:1,018
Rank in 1960s160Overall Rank:1,794
Average Rating:  76/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 40 4%
1961 38 4%
1962 36 4%
1963 53 5%
1964 61 6%
1965 93 9%
1966 103 10%
1967 150 15%
1968 196 20%
1969 230 23%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
The Beach Boys 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 13 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
Miles Davis 9 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 608 61%
United Kingdom 230 23%
Brazil 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Canada 20 2%
France 11 1%
Germany 9 1%
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