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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 37,000 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, The Band and Johnny Cash.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,368 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:102,226
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,079 votes)
Comments: 276 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,197 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:37,088
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,347 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,198 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:32,746
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,549 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:933 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:23,401
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,031 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:913 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,832
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,210 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:766 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,882
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,086 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:761 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:16,717
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  84/100 (858 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:556 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,979
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:254
Average Rating:  81/100 (740 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:589 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,925
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  82/100 (783 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:569 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:8,066
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:350
Average Rating:  81/100 (644 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Otis Redding 3 0%
The Dubliners 3 0%
Manfred Mann 3 0%
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 433 55%
United Kingdom 141 18%
Brazil 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 23 3%
Canada 18 2%
France 17 2%
Germany 16 2%
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