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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 30,000 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.
196023320,078 Sketches Of Spain (499th)
by Miles Davis
196127317,154 King Of The Delta Blues Singers (734th)
by Robert Johnson
196228111,880 Modern Sounds In Country and Wes... (1,233rd)
by Ray Charles
196333456,833 The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (143rd)
by Charles Mingus
196439547,399 A Hard Day's Night (224th)
by The Beatles
1965464238,905 Highway 61 Revisited (20th)
by Bob Dylan
1966516340,046 Revolver (4th)
by The Beatles
1967671537,873 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club... (5th)
by The Beatles
1968944342,216 The Beatles (The White Album) (11th)
by The Beatles
19691,146529,445 Abbey Road (3rd)
by The Beatles
Total5,2572,141,828

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
171.

Jazz På SvenskaSweden Jan Johansson
Year of Release:1964Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1964:8Rank Score:987
Rank in 1960s171Overall Rank:1,954
Average Rating:  74/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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172.

Meet The Beatles!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1964Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1964:9Rank Score:969
Rank in 1960s172Overall Rank:1,982
Average Rating:  77/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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173.

Buffalo SpringfieldUnited States Buffalo Springfield
Year of Release:1966Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1966:21Rank Score:968
Rank in 1960s173Overall Rank:1,985
Average Rating:  76/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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174.

Las Últimas ComposicionesChile Violeta Parra
Year of Release:1966Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1966:22Rank Score:966
Rank in 1960s174Overall Rank:1,990
Average Rating:  76/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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175.

To Our Children's Children's ChildrenUnited Kingdom The Moody Blues
Year of Release:1969Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1969:49Rank Score:954
Rank in 1960s175Overall Rank:2,005
Average Rating:  77/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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176.

Unit StructuresUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1966Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1966:23Rank Score:942
Rank in 1960s176Overall Rank:2,028
Average Rating:  76/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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177.

Free Jazz: A Collective ImprovisationUnited States Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
Year of Release:1961Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1961:4Rank Score:939
Rank in 1960s177Overall Rank:2,030
Average Rating:  77/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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178.

OarCanada Alexander Spence
Year of Release:1969Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1969:50Rank Score:919
Rank in 1960s178Overall Rank:2,059
Average Rating:  77/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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179.

Fleetwood MacUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1968Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1968:32Rank Score:917
Rank in 1960s179Overall Rank:2,062
Average Rating:  74/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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180.

Electric Music For The Mind And BodyUnited States Country Joe And The Fish
Year of Release:1967Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1967:33Rank Score:910
Rank in 1960s180Overall Rank:2,069
Average Rating:  77/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 41 4%
1961 40 4%
1962 37 4%
1963 55 6%
1964 60 6%
1965 92 9%
1966 104 10%
1967 152 15%
1968 195 20%
1969 224 22%
Artist Albums %


The Beatles 15 2%
The Rolling Stones 14 1%
The Beach Boys 14 1%
Frank Sinatra 13 1%
John Coltrane 12 1%
Nina Simone 11 1%
Bob Dylan 10 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 614 61%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Brazil 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Canada 22 2%
France 11 1%
Germany 9 1%
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