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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 35,000 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 Velvet Underground, The Kinks, 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:2,257 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:98,817
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,954 votes)
Comments: 265 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,157 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,611
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,295 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,129 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:31,426
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,486 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:890 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:22,825
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (984 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:869 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,297
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,165 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:728 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,659
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,036 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:717 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:15,988
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:158
Average Rating:  84/100 (813 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:562 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,678
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  82/100 (747 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:513 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,381
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:257
Average Rating:  81/100 (709 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:539 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,874
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:345
Average Rating:  81/100 (618 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Merle Haggard & The Strangers 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 429 56%
United Kingdom 137 18%
Brazil 34 4%
Mixed Nationality 23 3%
Canada 18 2%
France 16 2%
Germany 15 2%
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