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Best Albums of 1968

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1968 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 27,000 greatest album charts.

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1968 year summaryThe best artists of 1968 were The Beatles, Van Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Zombies, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Velvet Underground, Johnny Cash and The Band.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,952 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:90,320
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,473 votes)
Comments: 224 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:970 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:32,586
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,091 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:930 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:27,440
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,245 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:740 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:20,460
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:103
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (813 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:740 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:17,478
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:124
Average Rating:  84/100 (985 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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6.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:600 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:14,218
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  84/100 (697 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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7.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:559 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:13,864
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  84/100 (860 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,578
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  82/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:426 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,784
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  81/100 (600 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:6,835
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:332
Average Rating:  82/100 (511 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
The Dubliners 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 385 57%
United Kingdom 127 19%
Brazil 21 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Canada 18 3%
France 17 3%
Italy 10 1%
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