Best Albums of 1966

Listed below are the best albums of 1966 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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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64,204
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1966
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50,840
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1966
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30,734
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1966
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4,471
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1966
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4,393
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1966
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3,931
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1966
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3,695
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1966
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2,368
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1966
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2,120
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1966
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1,955
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Total albums: 657. Page 1 of 66

Best Albums of 1966 composition

Country Albums %


United States 377 57%
United Kingdom 98 15%
Brazil 24 4%
France 19 3%
Germany 17 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Australia 14 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 630 96%
Yes 27 4%
Live? Albums %
No 642 98%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 649 99%
Yes 8 1%
Best Artists of 1987
1. U2
2. Guns N' Roses
3. The Smiths
4. Prince
5. Dinosaur Jr.
6. Michael Jackson
7. R.E.M.
8. Depeche Mode
9. Sonic Youth
10. Def Leppard
11. The Cure
12. New Order
13. INXS
14. The Jesus And Mary Chain
15. Pixies
16. Eric B. & Rakim
17. Midnight Oil
18. Fleetwood Mac
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. George Michael
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