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The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969 

Kat Manos
Updated May 18, 2018 6.6k votes 441 voters 2.7k views 50 items

List Rules Choose the album you think deserves title as The Greatest.

The sixties were a great time for music. You might even say that the best albums released between 1960 and 1969 helped define the following five decades worth of music. From the sweet harmonies of the Beach Boys and the Ronettes, to the New York City rock legends Velvet Underground and Jimi Hendrix, the sixties gave us a wide-ranging musical palette. Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan redefined the singer-songwriter while the Beatles revealed the depth of psychedelia.

The following records are only the best 50 from that decade, though we're lucky to have even gotten one! Which album do you think deserves the top spot for greatest record released between 1960 and 1969?

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hea... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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The White Album is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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The Doors is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Highway 61 Revisited is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Let It Bleed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Sounds of Silence is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
"Sounds of Silence" - Simon & Garfunkel - 1966
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My Generation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
"My Generation" - The Who - 1965
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Green River is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Blonde on Blonde is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Wheels of Fire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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At Folsom Prison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Fresh Cream is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
"Fresh Cream" - Cream - 1966
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Surrealistic Pillow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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The Velvet Underground &... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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The Kinks Are the Villag... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Crosby, Stills & Nas... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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The Animals is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
"The Animals - The Animals - 1964
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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Mr. Tambourine Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
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Having a Rave Up is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50 Greatest Albums Released Between 1960 - 1969
"Having A Rave Up" - The Yardbirds - 1965