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Best Albums of 1965

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1965 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 32,000 greatest album charts.

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1965 year summaryThe best artists of 1965 were Bob Dylan, The Beatles, John Coltrane, Otis Redding, The Who, Nina Simone, The Beach Boys, The Byrds, Albert Ayler and The Rolling Stones.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,764 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:72,755
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,070 votes)
Comments: 165 comments
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2.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,713 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:67,568
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,389 votes)
Comments: 187 comments
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3.

A Love SupremeUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1965Appears in:832 charts
Rank in 1965:3Rank Score:24,573
Rank in 1960s20Overall Rank:93
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (984 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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4.

Bringing It All Back HomeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:879 charts
Rank in 1965:4Rank Score:23,521
Rank in 1960s21Overall Rank:98
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,206 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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5.

Help!United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:640 charts
Rank in 1965:5Rank Score:11,770
Rank in 1960s36Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,319 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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6.

Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings SoulUnited States Otis Redding
Year of Release:1965Appears in:445 charts
Rank in 1965:6Rank Score:6,658
Rank in 1960s48Overall Rank:376
Average Rating:  83/100 (485 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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7.

My GenerationUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1965Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 1965:7Rank Score:4,144
Rank in 1960s66Overall Rank:572
Average Rating:  79/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

The Beach Boys Today!United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1965Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 1965:8Rank Score:2,492
Rank in 1960s91Overall Rank:902
Average Rating:  79/100 (352 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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9.

Pastel BluesUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1965Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 1965:9Rank Score:2,272
Rank in 1960s100Overall Rank:1,001
Average Rating:  81/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

Spiritual UnityUnited States Albert Ayler
Year of Release:1965Appears in:137 charts
Rank in 1965:10Rank Score:2,026
Rank in 1960s108Overall Rank:1,110
Average Rating:  77/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Best Albums of 1965 composition

Artist Albums %


The Beatles 5 1%
The Kinks 4 1%
Frank Sinatra 4 1%
The Supremes 4 1%
Albert Ayler 4 1%
The Rolling Stones 4 1%
Sun Ra 4 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 232 59%
United Kingdom 78 20%
Brazil 23 6%
Mixed Nationality 11 3%
France 6 2%
Australia 5 1%
Sweden 5 1%
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