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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 30,000 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:2,094 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:94,437
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,692 votes)
Comments: 240 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,075 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:35,081
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:56
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,191 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,028 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:29,476
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,344 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:810 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:21,436
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (894 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:802 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:18,582
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:127
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,069 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:643 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:15,924
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  84/100 (944 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:645 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:14,620
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:167
Average Rating:  84/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:516 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,095
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  82/100 (678 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:9,582
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:258
Average Rating:  81/100 (644 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,488
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:334
Average Rating:  82/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
The Dubliners 3 0%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 401 56%
United Kingdom 129 18%
Brazil 25 4%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
Germany 13 2%
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