Best Albums of 1996

Listed below are the best albums of 1996 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1996 year summaryThe best artists of 1996 were Belle And Sebastian, Weezer, DJ Shadow, Beck, Tool, フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans], Swans, OutKast, Aphex Twin and Richard David James.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1996 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 38 4%
Canada 37 4%
Sweden 28 3%
Australia 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 926 93%
Yes 74 7%
Live? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Albums of 1964
1. A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles
2. Getz/Gilberto by Stan Getz & João Gilberto
3. The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan
4. Beatles For Sale by The Beatles
5. Out To Lunch! by Eric Dolphy
6. Another Side Of Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
7. Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica by The Ronettes
8. Ain't That Good News by Sam Cooke
9. Kinks by The Kinks
10. Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes
11. The Sidewinder by Lee Morgan
12. Folk Singer by Muddy Waters
13. Meet The Beatles! by The Beatles
14. Dust Bowl Ballads by Woody Guthrie
15. The Animals by The Animals
16. "Live" At The Star-Club, Hamburg by Jerry Lee Lewis
17. Empyrean Isles by Herbie Hancock
18. The Rolling Stones by The Rolling Stones
19. Song For My Father by Horace Silver Quintet
20. All Summer Long by The Beach Boys
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