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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 33,000 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:2,184 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:97,021
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,867 votes)
Comments: 256 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,123 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:35,954
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:56
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,265 votes)
Comments: 101 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,083 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:30,567
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:71
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,430 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:848 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:22,274
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (956 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:838 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:18,814
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,126 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:699 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:16,941
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,000 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:692 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:15,307
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  84/100 (790 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:543 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,514
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:252
Average Rating:  82/100 (720 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:494 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:9,944
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:261
Average Rating:  81/100 (683 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:522 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,806
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:337
Average Rating:  81/100 (594 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
The Dubliners 3 0%
John Barry 3 0%
Manfred Mann 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 423 56%
United Kingdom 135 18%
Brazil 32 4%
Mixed Nationality 23 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
Germany 14 2%
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