Best Albums of 1965

Listed below are the best albums of 1965 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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1965 year summaryThe best artists of 1965 were Bob Dylan, The Beatles, John Coltrane, Otis Redding, Nina Simone, The Who, The Beach Boys, The Byrds, The Rolling Stones and Vince Guaraldi.
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1965
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30,979
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1965
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1965
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17,020
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1965
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13,315
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7,307
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1965
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4,824
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1965
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2,789
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1965
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2,758
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1965
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2,021
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Total albums: 639. Page 1 of 64

Best Albums of 1965 composition

Country Albums %


United States 351 55%
United Kingdom 117 18%
Brazil 33 5%
France 18 3%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Australia 10 2%
Germany 10 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 611 96%
Yes 28 4%
Live? Albums %
No 613 96%
Yes 26 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 626 98%
Yes 13 2%
Best Albums of 1966
1. Revolver by The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
3. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
4. Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel
5. Aftermath by The Rolling Stones
6. Freak Out! by The Mothers Of Invention
7. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme by Simon & Garfunkel
8. Wild Is The Wind by Nina Simone
9. The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators by 13th Floor Elevators
10. Face To Face by The Kinks
11. Ascension by John Coltrane
12. Fresh Cream by Cream
13. If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears by The Mamas And The Papas
14. Black Monk Time by Monks (US)
15. Fifth Dimension by The Byrds
16. Sunshine Superman by Donovan
17. Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
18. Blues Breakers by John Mayall & Eric Clapton
19. Da Capo by Love
20. Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo [The Good, The Bad & The Ugly] by Ennio Morricone
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