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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 38,000 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:2,387 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:102,996
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,127 votes)
Comments: 279 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,207 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:37,116
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,363 votes)
Comments: 107 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandMixed Nationality The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,213 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:32,759
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,570 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:937 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:23,332
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,041 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:924 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,846
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:132
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,224 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:776 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:18,073
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,102 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:765 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:16,575
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:163
Average Rating:  84/100 (867 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:563 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,967
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  81/100 (751 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:593 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,915
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:258
Average Rating:  82/100 (790 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:573 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:8,021
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:352
Average Rating:  82/100 (658 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 2%
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%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 438 55%
United Kingdom 142 18%
Brazil 34 4%
Mixed Nationality 28 4%
Canada 19 2%
France 17 2%
Germany 16 2%
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