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Best Albums of 1966

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1966 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 35,000 greatest album charts.

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1966 year summaryThe best artists of 1966 were The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Simon And Garfunkel, The Rolling Stones, The Mothers of Invention, Frank Zappa, John Coltrane, 13th Floor Elevators and Monks.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,863 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:145,372
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,594 votes)
Comments: 397 comments
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2.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,209 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:98,765
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,521 votes)
Comments: 266 comments
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3.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,519 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:57,727
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,887 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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4.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:448 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:5,805
Rank in 1960s55Overall Rank:452
Average Rating:  79/100 (697 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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5.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:5,193
Rank in 1960s59Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  81/100 (530 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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6.

Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:433 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:5,191
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:496
Average Rating:  80/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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7.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And ThymeUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:405 charts
Rank in 1966:7Rank Score:4,632
Rank in 1960s65Overall Rank:550
Average Rating:  80/100 (447 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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8.

The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor ElevatorsUnited States 13th Floor Elevators
Year of Release:1966Appears in:274 charts
Rank in 1966:8Rank Score:2,925
Rank in 1960s82Overall Rank:839
Average Rating:  79/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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9.

AscensionUnited States John Coltrane
Year of Release:1966Appears in:180 charts
Rank in 1966:9Rank Score:2,729
Rank in 1960s88Overall Rank:889
Average Rating:  78/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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10.

Black Monk TimeUnited States Monks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 1966:10Rank Score:2,666
Rank in 1960s91Overall Rank:909
Average Rating:  78/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Best Albums of 1966 composition

Artist Albums %


The Animals 4 1%
Frank Sinatra 4 1%
Wes Montgomery 4 1%
Sun Ra 4 1%
Nancy Sinatra 3 1%
The Hollies 3 1%
The Kinks 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 294 59%
United Kingdom 87 17%
Brazil 21 4%
France 16 3%
Germany 10 2%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
Italy 7 1%
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