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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 28,000 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:2,005 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:91,808
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,559 votes)
Comments: 227 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,013 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:33,919
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,132 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:953 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:27,973
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,282 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:763 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:20,716
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (849 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:763 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:18,213
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:122
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,013 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:593 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:15,076
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:150
Average Rating:  84/100 (890 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:611 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:14,238
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  84/100 (711 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:492 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,864
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  82/100 (638 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:433 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:8,858
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:262
Average Rating:  81/100 (614 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:449 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,068
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:332
Average Rating:  82/100 (523 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%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
The Dubliners 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 392 57%
United Kingdom 128 19%
Brazil 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 18 3%
France 16 2%
Germany 11 2%
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