Best Albums of 1988

Listed below are the best albums of 1988 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 greatest album charts.

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1988 year summaryThe best artists of 1988 were Sonic Youth, Pixies, Talk Talk, Public Enemy, Metallica, My Bloody Valentine, Tracy Chapman, N.W.A, R.E.M. and Jane's Addiction.
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1988
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1988
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16
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 49 of 100

Best Albums of 1988 composition

Country Albums %


United States 428 43%
United Kingdom 235 23%
Mixed Nationality 49 5%
Germany 35 3%
Canada 34 3%
Australia 26 3%
France 25 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 901 90%
Yes 100 10%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 15 1%
Best Albums of 1969
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
3. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
4. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
5. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
6. The Velvet Underground by The Velvet Underground
7. Five Leaves Left by Nick Drake
8. Hot Rats by Frank Zappa
9. Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
10. Tommy by The Who
11. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere by Neil Young With Crazy Horse
12. In A Silent Way by Miles Davis
13. The Band by The Band
14. Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) by The Kinks
15. Crosby, Stills & Nash by Crosby, Stills & Nash
16. The Stooges by The Stooges
17. Green River by Creedence Clearwater Revival
18. Stand! by Sly & The Family Stone
19. Willy And The Poor Boys by Creedence Clearwater Revival
20. Dusty In Memphis by Dusty Springfield
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