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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 29,000 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:2,037 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:92,634
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,618 votes)
Comments: 231 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,034 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:34,242
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,154 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:975 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:28,523
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,306 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:783 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:20,962
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (865 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:779 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:18,289
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:126
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,038 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:615 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:15,507
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:149
Average Rating:  84/100 (907 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:619 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:14,405
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  84/100 (723 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:9,926
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  82/100 (657 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:448 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:9,189
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:261
Average Rating:  81/100 (628 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:467 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,181
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:334
Average Rating:  82/100 (537 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Merle Haggard & The Strangers 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
John Barry 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 396 57%
United Kingdom 131 19%
Brazil 24 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 18 3%
France 16 2%
Germany 12 2%
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