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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 36,000 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:2,350 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:101,500
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,055 votes)
Comments: 272 comments
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2.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,186 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,829
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,332 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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3.

Electric LadylandUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,187 charts
Rank in 1968:3Rank Score:32,618
Rank in 1960s17Overall Rank:69
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,536 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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4.

Odessey And OracleUnited Kingdom The Zombies
Year of Release:1968Appears in:923 charts
Rank in 1968:4Rank Score:23,240
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,023 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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5.

Beggars BanquetUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1968Appears in:907 charts
Rank in 1968:5Rank Score:19,726
Rank in 1960s24Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,202 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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6.

White Light/White HeatUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1968Appears in:758 charts
Rank in 1968:6Rank Score:17,891
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:150
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,077 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:746 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:16,483
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (848 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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8.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:583 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,844
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  82/100 (779 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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9.

Music From Big PinkCanada The Band
Year of Release:1968Appears in:549 charts
Rank in 1968:9Rank Score:10,838
Rank in 1960s42Overall Rank:256
Average Rating:  81/100 (736 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

BookendsUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1968Appears in:564 charts
Rank in 1968:10Rank Score:8,155
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  81/100 (640 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%
Lee Morgan 3 0%
Otis Redding 3 0%
Joan Baez 3 0%
The Dubliners 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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