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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:2,081 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:93,729
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,665 votes)
Comments: 235 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,062 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:34,735
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,180 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,013 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:29,138
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,331 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:800 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:21,167
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (883 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:801 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:18,477
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:126
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,062 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:638 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:16,002
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  84/100 (935 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:636 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:14,549
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:167
Average Rating:  84/100 (739 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:510 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,995
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:246
Average Rating:  82/100 (670 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:458 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:9,433
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  81/100 (641 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:485 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,274
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  82/100 (550 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 400 57%
United Kingdom 128 18%
Brazil 24 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
Germany 13 2%
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