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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 32,000 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:2,153 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:96,148
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,783 votes)
Comments: 248 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,098 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:35,623
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,230 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,061 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:30,055
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,391 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:826 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:21,695
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:110
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (920 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:825 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:18,878
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:127
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,099 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:684 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:16,681
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:147
Average Rating:  84/100 (973 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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7.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:666 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:14,751
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:169
Average Rating:  84/100 (768 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:525 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,402
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  82/100 (698 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:9,657
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:264
Average Rating:  81/100 (667 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:514 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,887
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  81/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 2%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Joan Baez 3 0%
Merle Haggard & The Strangers 3 0%
Eric Burdon & The Animals 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 415 57%
United Kingdom 132 18%
Brazil 28 4%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Canada 18 2%
France 16 2%
Germany 13 2%
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