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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 35,000 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:2,278 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:99,033
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,989 votes)
Comments: 268 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,166 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,829
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,310 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,148 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:31,728
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,507 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:900 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:23,021
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (997 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:879 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,402
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,177 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:750 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,872
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,052 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:734 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:16,135
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (831 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:573 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,694
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:253
Average Rating:  82/100 (760 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:527 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,660
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  81/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:555 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,921
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:347
Average Rating:  81/100 (626 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
John Barry 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 431 55%
United Kingdom 139 18%
Brazil 34 4%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Canada 18 2%
Germany 16 2%
France 16 2%
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