Best Albums of the 1960s

Listed below are the best albums of the 1960s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
196055824,644
196152922,993
196258319,569
196360250,670
196467448,040
1965808157,446
1966871207,407
19671,117331,668
19681,441241,376
19691,784374,507
Total8,9671,478,320

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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1964
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1969
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 72 of 100

Best Albums of the 1960s composition

Year Albums %


1960 52 5%
1961 62 6%
1962 49 5%
1963 54 5%
1964 66 7%
1965 94 9%
1966 101 10%
1967 133 13%
1968 185 19%
1969 204 20%
Country Albums %


United States 634 63%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Brazil 28 3%
Canada 17 2%
Germany 13 1%
France 13 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 967 97%
Yes 33 3%
Live? Albums %
No 968 97%
Yes 32 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
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