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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 37,000 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:2,361 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:101,838
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,060 votes)
Comments: 272 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,190 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,869
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,338 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,189 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:32,670
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,541 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:924 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:23,298
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,024 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:911 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,802
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,205 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:762 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,876
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,081 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:753 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:16,570
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  84/100 (853 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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8.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:552 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,940
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  81/100 (737 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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9.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:586 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,873
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:256
Average Rating:  82/100 (781 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:566 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:8,172
Rank in 1960s45Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  81/100 (640 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 Fahey 3 0%
Tammy Wynette 3 0%
Manfred Mann 3 0%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 431 55%
United Kingdom 141 18%
Brazil 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 23 3%
Canada 18 2%
France 17 2%
Germany 16 2%
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