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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 35,000 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:2,300 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:100,226
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,001 votes)
Comments: 270 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,170 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,714
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,308 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,156 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:31,856
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,509 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:908 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:23,069
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,003 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:884 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,392
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,182 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:756 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,995
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:144
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,055 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:735 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:16,291
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (831 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:576 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,767
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:250
Average Rating:  82/100 (763 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:530 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,736
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:252
Average Rating:  81/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:553 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:7,869
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  82/100 (628 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of 1968 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 11 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Otis Redding 3 0%
The Dubliners 3 0%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 430 55%
United Kingdom 139 18%
Brazil 34 4%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Canada 18 2%
Germany 16 2%
France 16 2%
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