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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:2,207 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:97,709
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,902 votes)
Comments: 262 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,137 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,301
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,279 votes)
Comments: 101 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,097 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:30,809
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:71
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,457 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:864 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:22,482
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (968 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:850 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:18,933
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,140 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:707 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,031
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:148
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,013 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:698 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:15,478
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  84/100 (800 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:554 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,750
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  82/100 (734 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:501 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,132
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  81/100 (694 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:527 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,804
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:340
Average Rating:  81/100 (606 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 2%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
The Dubliners 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 3 0%
Manfred Mann 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 426 56%
United Kingdom 135 18%
Brazil 34 4%
Mixed Nationality 23 3%
Canada 19 3%
France 16 2%
Germany 15 2%
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