Best Albums of 1966

Listed below are the best albums of 1966 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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, John Coltrane and The Kinks.
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1966
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1,705
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1966
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1,682
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1,680
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1966
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1,557
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1966
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1,367
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1966
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1,260
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1966
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1,219
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1966
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1,146
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1966
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1,054
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991
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Total albums: 592. Page 2 of 60

Best Albums of 1966 composition

Country Albums %


United States 346 58%
United Kingdom 92 16%
Brazil 23 4%
France 17 3%
Germany 16 3%
Mixed Nationality 12 2%
Canada 10 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 567 96%
Yes 25 4%
Live? Albums %
No 580 98%
Yes 12 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 588 99%
Yes 4 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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