Best Albums of 1966

Listed below are the best albums of 1966 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1966 year summaryThe best artists of 1966 were The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, The Rolling Stones, The Mothers Of Invention, Frank Zappa, 13th Floor Elevators, The Kinks and John Coltrane.
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1966
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67,696
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1966
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52,514
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1966
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31,657
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1966
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4,479
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1966
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4,440
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1966
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4,103
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1966
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3,618
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1966
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2,359
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1966
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2,100
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Total albums: 648. Page 1 of 65

Best Albums of 1966 composition

Country Albums %


United States 371 57%
United Kingdom 98 15%
Brazil 24 4%
France 18 3%
Germany 17 3%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Australia 14 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 620 96%
Yes 28 4%
Live? Albums %
No 633 98%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 641 99%
Yes 7 1%
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