Albums from the 1960s

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This page lists the top albums of the 1960s in the source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described on the in the site generation page. A list of the hit songs of the 1960s can be found here.

In the 1960s the simpicity of a music world dominated by US based "Rock & Roll" was overthrown by a wider range of source countries (led by the UK) and styles. By the end of the decade music was a major industry. The top 50 artists of the 1960s were:

#1: The Beatles #2: Elvis Presley #3: The Rolling Stones #4: Bob Dylan #5: The Beach Boys
#6: Frank Sinatra #7: Cliff Richard #8: Ray Charles #9: Herb Alpert #10: Jimi Hendrix
#11: The Monkees #12: John Coltrane #13: Jim Reeves #14: The Kinks #15: Roy Orbison
#16: Simon & Garfunkel #17: The Doors #18: The Shadows #19: Otis Redding #20: Andy Williams
#21: Tom Jones #22: Barbra Streisand #23: The Supremes #24: Cream #25: Led Zeppelin
#26: Bee Gees #27: The Who #28: The Byrds #29: Aretha Franklin #30: Johnny Cash
#31: The Hollies #32: Henry Mancini #33: Peter, Paul & Mary #34: The Temptations #35: Petula Clark
#36: Connie Francis #37: The Animals #38: James Brown #39: Herman's Hermits #40: Chubby Checker
#41: Ray Conniff #42: Joan Baez #43: Manfred Mann #44: Donovan #45: The Four Tops
#46: The Seekers #47: The Everly Brothers #48: Dave Clark Five #49: Dean Martin #50: The Searchers
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 The Beatles Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967 UK 1 - Jun 1967 (190 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jun 1967 (194 weeks) (15 weeks at number 1) (33 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 15 weeks - Jul 1967, US BB 1 of 1967, Library of Congress artifact added 2003 (1967), Germany 1 for 13 weeks - Jul 1967, Norway 1 - Jun 1967 (44 weeks), Australia num 1 for 30 weeks - Aug 1967, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1967 (peak 1), Italy 1 of 1967, Grammy in 1967, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1993 (1967), Rolling Stone 1, Brit best album 1977, Guiness 1, UK Radio2 1, NARM 1, WTMD 1, RS100 1, DMDB 1, BEA 1 of 1967, Defin200 1 (1967), US 11 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), US sales 11 M (according to RIAA), Radio Caroline 2 (1967), UK 2 of all time (4.8 M claimed) (1967), WXPN 2 (1967), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1993), PopVortex 3 (1967), UK all time album 3 (1967), Virgin 3, RS Reader's 3, D.Marsh 3 of 1967, Vinyl Surrender 3 of all time, US CashBox 5 of 1967, Fox101 5, Acclaimed 5 (1967), Channel4 7, Sweden 8 - Sep 2009 (4 weeks), Internet 9 - 32 M claimed (1967), Austria 14 - Sep 1978 (3 months), Belgium 14 of all time (1967), Global 19 - 24 M claimed, German RS100 23, Switzerland 29 - Sep 2009 (5 weeks), Worldwide 30 - 19 M, US Longest Running Album 46 1967 (184 weeks), Billboard200 54, France (InfoDisc) 89 of 1968 (peak 4, 52 weeks), RYM 3 of 1967, AVrev 2, WFUV 4, KEXP 19
2 The Beatles Abbey Road 1969 UK 1 - Oct 1969 (96 weeks), Billboard 1 - Oct 1969 (187 weeks) (11 weeks at number 1) (27 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 11 weeks - Nov 1969, US 70s 1 - Jan 1970 (4 months), Canada 1 for 11 weeks - 1969, Germany 1 for 9 weeks - Nov 1969, Norway 1 - Oct 1969 (37 weeks), Australia num 1 for 18 weeks - Oct 1969, Dutch 70s 1 - Dec 1969 (16 weeks), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1995 (1969), WXPN 1 (1969), D.Marsh 1 of 1969, BEA 1 of 1969, US 12 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2001), Diamond in Canada (certified in Mar 1995), Argentina Diamond (1969), Italy 2 of 1970, US sales 12 M (according to RIAA), Grammy in 1969 (Nominated), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1993), Australia (Kent) 3 of 1969 (peak 1), US 4 of 1970, US BB 4 of 1969, PopVortex 4 (1969), WTMD 4, US CashBox 5 of 1970, German RS100 5, Sweden 6 - Sep 2009 (4 weeks), RS Reader's 6, Radio Caroline 8 (1969), UK Radio2 8, Virgin 8, France (InfoDisc) 9 of 1969 (peak 1, 66 weeks), DMDB 10, Fox101 11, Australia Goset 12 - Jun 1970 (9 weeks), NARM 12, Defin200 12 (1969), Rolling Stone 14, Vinyl Surrender 14 of all time, Internet 16 - 29 M claimed (1969), RS100 17, Acclaimed 24 (1969), Switzerland 28 - Sep 2009 (5 weeks), Global 28 - 21 M claimed, Worldwide 41 - 17 M, Guiness 58, Belgium 68 of all time (1969), Billboard200 135, RYM 1 of 1969, WFUV 3, AVrev 11, KEXP 12
3 The Beatles The Beatles (The White Album) 1968 UK 1 - Dec 1968 (21 weeks), Billboard 1 - Dec 1968 (157 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (15 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - Dec 1968, PopVortex 1 (1968), Canada 1 for 12 weeks - 1968, Germany 1 for 9 weeks - Feb 1969, Norway 1 - Dec 1968 (18 weeks), Australia num 1 for 16 weeks - Dec 1968, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000 (1968), Vinyl Surrender 1 of all time, BEA 1 of 1968, US 19 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2001), Australia (Kent) 2 of 1969 (peak 1), US sales 19 M (according to RIAA), WTMD 2, US CashBox 4 of 1969, D.Marsh 4 of 1968, Italy 5 of 1969, Virgin 5, RS Reader's 5, WXPN 6 (1968), Fox101 8, RS100 9, US BB 10 of 1969, Rolling Stone 10, UK Radio2 10, Sweden 11 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), DMDB 11, Channel4 12, Guiness 15, Acclaimed 15 (1968), Radio Caroline 16 (1968), German RS100 18, Switzerland 27 - Sep 2009 (5 weeks), Austria 31 - Oct 2009 (1 month), Belgium 38 of all time (1968), NARM 39, Defin200 39 (1968), Global 51 - 17 M claimed, Internet 55 - 18 M claimed (1968), France (InfoDisc) 58 of 1968 (peak 1, 60 weeks), US Longest Running Album 70 1968 (168 weeks), Worldwide 93 - 10 M, RYM 1 of 1968, KEXP 7, WFUV 7
4 The Beatles Revolver 1966 UK 1 - Aug 1966 (46 weeks), Billboard 1 - Sep 1966 (85 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Sep 1966, Germany 1 for 9 weeks - Sep 1966, Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Oct 1966, Vatican 1 of all time, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1966), Virgin 1, RS Reader's 1, BEA 1 of 1966, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2000), PopVortex 2 (1966), D.Marsh 2 of 1966, Vinyl Surrender 2 of all time, Acclaimed 2 (1966), Grammy in 1966 (Nominated), Rolling Stone 3, Italy 4 of 1966, Radio Caroline 4 (1966), Guiness 5, DMDB 5, Australia (Kent) 6 of 1966 (peak 1), UK Radio2 6, US BB 8 of 1966, German RS100 8, WXPN 9 (1966), Channel4 10, WTMD 10, Sweden 13 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), Norway 14 - Jan 1967 (6 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 41 of 1966, NARM 42, Defin200 42 (1966), Switzerland 44 - Sep 2009 (4 weeks), Fox101 50, Belgium 84 of all time (1966), RYM 1 of 1966, WFUV 8, KEXP 14, AVrev 34
5 The Beatles Rubber Soul 1965 UK 1 - Dec 1965 (49 weeks), Billboard 1 - Dec 1965 (70 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Jan 1966, Germany 1 for 17 weeks - Mar 1966, Australia num 1 for 11 weeks - Feb 1966, Italy 1 of 1966, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000 (1965), US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), D.Marsh 2 of 1965, BEA 2 of 1965, Australia (Kent) 3 of 1966 (peak 1), US 4 of 1966, Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), Vinyl Surrender 4 of all time, Rolling Stone 5, PopVortex 8 (1965), US BB 9 of 1966, US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), Guiness 10, WXPN 10 (1965), UK Radio2 11, US CashBox 16 of 1966, WTMD 16, Sweden 17 - Sep 2009 (2 weeks), DMDB 21, RS Reader's 23, Acclaimed 27 (1965), Radio Caroline 28 (1965), Virgin 34, German RS100 35, Switzerland 51 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), Global 96 - 11 M claimed, Defin200 110 (1965), RYM 4 of 1965, WFUV 5, AVrev 15, KEXP 69
6 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin 2 1969 UK 1 - Nov 1969 (125 weeks), Billboard 1 - Nov 1969 (117 weeks) (7 weeks at number 1) (25 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 7 weeks - Dec 1969, US 70s 1 - Jan 1970 (4 months), Canada 1 for 7 weeks - 1970, Germany 1 for 4 weeks - Apr 1970, Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Mar 1970, Dutch 70s 1 - Dec 1969 (28 weeks), US 12 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1999), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 2008), US 2 of 1970, Norway 2 - Jan 1970 (41 weeks), Australia (Kent) 2 of 1970 (peak 1), US sales 12 M (according to RIAA), BEA 2 of 1969, France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2003), Australia Goset 3 - May 1970 (10 weeks), US BB 4 of 1970, Italy 4 of 1970, US CashBox 7 of 1970, D.Marsh 13 of 1969, Fox101 15, UK Radio2 19, Radio Caroline 26 (1969), Guiness 26, WTMD 27, Vinyl Surrender 37 of all time, DMDB 44, NARM 47, Defin200 47 (1969), France (InfoDisc) 50 of 1969 (peak 3, 36 weeks), RS Reader's 51, PopVortex 52 (1969), Worldwide 56 - 15 M, Global 58 - 16 M claimed, WXPN 63 (1969), Acclaimed 66 (1969), Rolling Stone 75, Virgin 81, Internet 83 - 15 M claimed (1969), RS100 83, Belgium 94 of all time (1969), Billboard200 146, RYM 8 of 1969, AVrev 4, KEXP 366
7 The Beatles A Hard Day's Night 1964 UK 1 - Jul 1964 (42 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jul 1964 (56 weeks) (14 weeks at number 1) (28 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 14 weeks - Jul 1964, US BB 1 of 1964, Germany 1 for 13 weeks - Sep 1964, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jan 1965, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000 (1964), BEA 1 of 1964, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 2000), Australia (Kent) 20 of 1965 (peak 1), D.Marsh 21 of 1964, Virgin 22, Sweden 29 - Sep 2009 (1 week), US CashBox 32 of 1964, UK Radio2 36, Radio Caroline 44 (1964), Vinyl Surrender 56 of all time, Switzerland 60 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), PopVortex 65 (1964), Billboard200 105, Acclaimed 180 (1964), WTMD 284, Rolling Stone 388, WXPN 390 (1964), RYM 11 of 1964, KEXP 721
8 Richard Rodgers The Sound Of Music 1965 UK 1 - Jun 1961 (391 weeks), Billboard 1 - Mar 1965 (238 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (109 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1966, US num 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 1965, US BB 1 of 1965, Norway 1 - Jan 1967 (73 weeks), Australia num 1 for 76 weeks - Apr 1965, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1965 (peak 1), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1965), US 2 of 1966, Billboard200 2, Grammy in 1965 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1979), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1965), Sweden 20 - Jul 1986 (7 weeks), US Longest Running Album 27 1965 (235 weeks), UK 36 of all time (2.4 M claimed) (1965), Internet 43 - 21 M claimed (1965), DMDB 79, Acclaimed 1888 (1965), RYM 37 of 1965
9 Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced? 1967 US 1 of 1968, US BB 1 of 1968, Library of Congress artifact added 2005 (1967), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1967), D.Marsh 1 of 1967, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1998), UK 2 - May 1967 (33 weeks), US CashBox 3 of 1968, Norway 3 - Jun 1967 (34 weeks), BEA 3 of 1967, Billboard 5 - Aug 1967 (109 weeks) (32 weeks in top 10), RS100 5, Australia (Kent) 10 of 1967 (peak 2), Acclaimed 12 (1967), German RS100 13, DMDB 13, Rolling Stone 15, Fox101 18, Channel4 19, PopVortex 20 (1967), WTMD 23, Guiness 39, WXPN 39 (1967), NARM 41, Defin200 41 (1967), RS Reader's 44, Virgin 63, Billboard200 121, RYM 2 of 1967, AVrev 8, KEXP 75
10 The Doors The Doors 1967 Library of Congress artifact added 2014 (1967), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002 (1967), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), Billboard 2 - Mar 1967 (121 weeks) (22 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2001), Switzerland 3 - May 1991 (16 weeks), US BB 4 of 1967, Norway 4 - Apr 1991 (10 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1995), BEA 4 of 1967, Germany 6 - May 1991 (10 weeks), Austria 6 - Apr 1991 (5 months), US CashBox 10 of 1967, UK 11 - Apr 1991 (17 weeks), D.Marsh 15 of 1967, NARM 19, Defin200 19 (1967), Acclaimed 21 (1967), Sweden 24 - Mar 1991 (14 weeks), DMDB 24, RS100 25, Channel4 27, Fox101 28, Vinyl Surrender 33 of all time, PopVortex 37 (1967), Rolling Stone 42, German RS100 43, Virgin 46, Radio Caroline 49 (1967), Belgium 51 of all time (1967), France (InfoDisc) 56 of 1991 (peak 8, 22 weeks), Guiness 63, WTMD 68, WXPN 101 (1967), RYM 6 of 1967, AVrev 35, KEXP 151
11 Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited 1965 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002 (1965), D.Marsh 1 of 1965, BEA 1 of 1965, Guiness 2, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), Billboard 3 - Oct 1965 (47 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), German RS100 3, UK 4 - Oct 1965 (15 weeks), Rolling Stone 4, NARM 8, Defin200 8 (1965), Acclaimed 11 (1965), PopVortex 15 (1965), WXPN 16 (1965), WTMD 18, Italy 19 of 1966, Virgin 26, US BB 27 of 1965, DMDB 37, RS Reader's 48, US CashBox 68 of 1966, Radio Caroline 75 (1965), Vinyl Surrender 99 of all time, RYM 2 of 1965, WFUV 20, KEXP 62
12 The Beatles Help! 1965 UK 1 - Aug 1965 (42 weeks), Billboard 1 - Aug 1965 (44 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (15 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - Sep 1965, Germany 1 for 8 weeks - Sep 1965, Australia num 1 for 11 weeks - Sep 1965, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), Grammy in 1965 (Nominated), Australia (Kent) 4 of 1965 (peak 2), BEA 5 of 1965, US BB 10 of 1965, Italy 12 of 1965, D.Marsh 15 of 1965, Sweden 30 - Sep 2009 (1 week), US CashBox 34 of 1966, UK Radio2 50, Switzerland 53 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), Vinyl Surrender 54 of all time, Radio Caroline 57 (1965), WTMD 278, WXPN 298 (1965), Rolling Stone 332, Acclaimed 665 (1965), RYM 21 of 1965
13 The Beach Boys Pet Sounds 1966 Library of Congress artifact added 2005 (1966), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1966), Acclaimed 1 (1966), UK 2 - Jul 1966 (44 weeks), Rolling Stone 2, German RS100 2, BEA 2 of 1966, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 2000), Guiness 3, PopVortex 6 (1966), DMDB 7, NARM 9, Defin200 9 (1966), Billboard 10 - May 1966 (47 weeks) (1 week in top 10), D.Marsh 12 of 1966, Vinyl Surrender 17 of all time, Virgin 18, RS Reader's 20, WXPN 21 (1966), WTMD 26, US CashBox 33 of 1966, Channel4 33, US BB 37 of 1966, RYM 3 of 1966, WFUV 12, KEXP 35, AVrev 76
14 The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed 1969 UK 1 - Dec 1969 (29 weeks), Dutch 70s 1 - Dec 1969 (14 weeks), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2005 (1969), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1989), Norway 2 - Jan 1970 (19 weeks), D.Marsh 2 of 1969, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1999), Billboard 3 - Dec 1969 (44 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), BEA 3 of 1969, US 70s 5 - Jan 1970 (2 months), Guiness 8, German RS100 9, NARM 18, RS100 18, Defin200 18 (1969), Radio Caroline 21 (1969), PopVortex 24 (1969), WTMD 24, US CashBox 25 of 1970, France (InfoDisc) 25 of 1969 (peak 1, 53 weeks), US BB 29 of 1969, Italy 29 of 1970, Acclaimed 31 (1969), Rolling Stone 32, WXPN 33 (1969), Channel4 35, Sweden 37 - Aug 2007 (1 week), Virgin 40, DMDB 52, Fox101 58, RS Reader's 68, UK Radio2 73, RYM 3 of 1969, WFUV 61, KEXP 142
15 Jimi Hendrix Electric Ladyland 1968 Billboard 1 - Oct 1968 (39 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (10 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 1968, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1968, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1968), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1998), D.Marsh 2 of 1968, BEA 3 of 1968, France Gold (certified by SNEP Mar 1979), UK 6 - Nov 1968 (13 weeks), Norway 13 - Dec 1968 (3 weeks), US BB 19 of 1968, Acclaimed 19 (1968), DMDB 23, Australia (Kent) 24 of 1969 (peak 3), Virgin 32, German RS100 32, PopVortex 38 (1968), WXPN 42 (1968), US CashBox 44 of 1969, Radio Caroline 45 (1968), WTMD 45, Rolling Stone 54, Fox101 55, RS100 62, Belgium 67 of all time (1968), Guiness 72, France (InfoDisc) 74 of 1968 (peak 2, 55 weeks), Vinyl Surrender 95 of all time, RS Reader's 97, RYM 3 of 1968, AVrev 3, KEXP 156
16 Original Soundtrack West Side Story 1962 UK 1 - Mar 1962 (175 weeks), US CashBox 1 of 1962, US 1 of 1962, US num 1 for 53 weeks - May 1962, US BB 1 of 1962, Germany 1 for 5 weeks - Aug 1964, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004 (1961), Grammy in 1961 (Nominated), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Apr 1995), Billboard 3 - Aug 1963 (104 weeks) (23 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1996), US Longest Running Album 38 1961 (198 weeks), Guiness 100, Acclaimed 1420 (1962), RYM 8 of 1961
17 Original Cast Hair 1969 Billboard 1 - Aug 1968 (151 weeks) (13 weeks at number 1) (28 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1969, US num 1 for 13 weeks - Apr 1969, Canada 1 for 14 weeks - 1969, Germany 1 for 5 weeks - Sep 1969, Australia num 1 for 28 weeks - Apr 1969, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1969 (peak 1), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006 (1968), US 2 of 1969, Australia Goset 2 - May 1970 (18 weeks), UK 3 - Dec 1968 (94 weeks), US BB 3 of 1969, Norway 4 - Aug 1969 (76 weeks), Dutch 70s 4 - Jan 1970 (20 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1969), France (InfoDisc) 5 of 1969 (peak 1, 61 weeks), Italy 12 of 1970, Austria 22 - Apr 2001 (3 months), US Longest Running Album 104 1967 (151 weeks), Billboard200 123, WTMD 897, Acclaimed 1855 (1968), RYM 161 of 1968
18 Bob Dylan Blonde On Blonde 1966 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1966), D.Marsh 1 of 1966, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 2003), UK 3 - Aug 1966 (15 weeks), BEA 3 of 1966, Guiness 4, Acclaimed 6 (1966), German RS100 7, Billboard 9 - Jul 1966 (34 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Rolling Stone 9, PopVortex 14 (1966), Australia (Kent) 16 of 1966 (peak 4), Radio Caroline 18 (1966), WXPN 19 (1966), DMDB 19, WTMD 30, Virgin 33, RS Reader's 34, US BB 39 of 1966, US CashBox 61 of 1966, Vinyl Surrender 72 of all time, Belgium 91 of all time (1966), RYM 2 of 1966, WFUV 11, KEXP 37
19 Cream Disraeli Gears 1967 US CashBox 1 of 1968, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Mar 1968, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1967), US BB 2 of 1968, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1993), US 3 of 1968, Billboard 4 - Dec 1967 (83 weeks) (30 weeks in top 10), UK 5 - Nov 1967 (41 weeks), BEA 7 of 1967, D.Marsh 10 of 1967, Australia (Kent) 13 of 1968 (peak 1), Norway 16 - Dec 1967 (3 weeks), Radio Caroline 51 (1967), Guiness 65, Fox101 65, Rolling Stone 112, WTMD 138, Billboard200 173, Acclaimed 177 (1967), WXPN 186 (1967), RYM 24 of 1967, AVrev 79
20 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin 1969 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004 (1969), US 8 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1999), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 2006), BEA 4 of 1969, US 5 of 1969, UK 6 - Apr 1969 (72 weeks), US CashBox 6 of 1969, Billboard 7 - Feb 1969 (135 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia Goset 9 - May 1970 (1 week), US sales 10 M (according to RIAA), Norway 16 - Feb 1970 (3 weeks), US BB 18 of 1969, Fox101 22, Rolling Stone 29, PopVortex 34 (1969), WTMD 34, D.Marsh 34 of 1969, Radio Caroline 56 (1969), Virgin 61, Global 82 - 12 M claimed, Internet 119 - 13 M claimed (1969), Acclaimed 131 (1969), Defin200 165 (1969), RYM 15 of 1969, AVrev 6, KEXP 81
21 The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet 1968 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1968), D.Marsh 1 of 1968, Norway 2 - Dec 1968 (12 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1989), UK 3 - Dec 1968 (12 weeks), BEA 4 of 1968, Billboard 5 - Dec 1968 (32 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), German RS100 6, RS100 15, France (InfoDisc) 21 of 1968 (peak 1, 93 weeks), Italy 23 of 1969, Guiness 24, Acclaimed 29 (1968), US CashBox 36 of 1969, US BB 39 of 1969, DMDB 43, WXPN 53 (1968), Rolling Stone 57, Radio Caroline 71 (1968), PopVortex 80 (1968), Fox101 97, WTMD 105, Defin200 121 (1967), RYM 7 of 1968, WFUV 57, KEXP 221
22 Maurice Jarre Doctor Zhivago 1966 Billboard 1 - Mar 1966 (157 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (71 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1967, US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1966, US BB 1 of 1966, Norway 1 - Aug 1967 (34 weeks), Italy 2 of 1967, Grammy in 1966 (Nominated), UK 3 - Sep 1966 (107 weeks), US 3 of 1967, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1966), Billboard200 8, Australia (Kent) 13 of 1966 (peak 7), US Longest Running Album 93 1966 (157 weeks), RYM 97 of 1965
23 Blood Sweat & Tears Blood, Sweat & Tears 1969 Billboard 1 - Feb 1969 (109 weeks) (7 weeks at number 1) (50 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 7 weeks - Mar 1969, Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 1969, Grammy in 1969, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002 (1969), US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 2001), US BB 2 of 1969, US CashBox 3 of 1969, US 3 of 1969, Norway 3 - Aug 1970 (13 weeks), US 70s 7 - Jan 1970 (1 month), Australia (Kent) 9 of 1969 (peak 4), UK 12 - Apr 1969 (9 weeks), Australia Goset 15 - May 1970 (1 week), Billboard200 53, WTMD 752, Acclaimed 906 (1969), RYM 137 of 1969, AVrev 87
24 Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home 1965 UK 1 - May 1965 (29 weeks), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006 (1965), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2001), BEA 3 of 1965, Billboard 6 - May 1965 (43 weeks) (14 weeks in top 10), US BB 9 of 1965, D.Marsh 11 of 1965, US CashBox 12 of 1965, Rolling Stone 31, German RS100 34, WTMD 64, Acclaimed 65 (1965), PopVortex 79 (1965), RS Reader's 88, DMDB 91, WXPN 98 (1965), Defin200 195 (1965), RYM 3 of 1965, WFUV 45, KEXP 724
25 Disney Mary Poppins 1965 Billboard 1 - Oct 1964 (122 weeks) (14 weeks at number 1) (48 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1965, US 1 of 1965, US num 1 for 14 weeks - Mar 1965, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014 (1964), UK 2 - Jan 1965 (82 weeks), US BB 3 of 1965, Australia (Kent) 3 of 1965 (peak 2), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1964), Italy 11 of 1966, Billboard200 35, RYM 112 of 1964
26 The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour 1968 Billboard 1 - Dec 1967 (93 weeks) (8 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 8 weeks - Jan 1968, US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2000), Grammy in 1968 (Nominated), US 4 of 1968, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1983), BEA 5 of 1967, US CashBox 9 of 1968, US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), US BB 13 of 1968, Norway 13 - May 1968 (8 weeks), D.Marsh 29 of 1967, UK 31 - Jan 1968 (6 weeks), Sweden 32 - Sep 2009 (1 week), Vinyl Surrender 43 of all time, Switzerland 64 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 85 of 1968 (peak 2, 52 weeks), WXPN 181 (1967), Radio Caroline 190 (1967), WTMD 242, Acclaimed 990 (1967), RYM 13 of 1967, AVrev 21
27 The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico 1967 Library of Congress artifact added 2006 (1967), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008 (1967), BEA 2 of 1967, Acclaimed 4 (1967), Rolling Stone 13, Virgin 13, Vinyl Surrender 13 of all time, German RS100 14, DMDB 18, PopVortex 19 (1967), Guiness 20, RS100 21, Belgium 36 of all time (1967), Norway 40 - Aug 2002 (1 week), UK 73 - Jul 2005 (1 week), RS Reader's 78, WXPN 91 (1967), WTMD 92, Billboard 129 - May 1967 (14 weeks), RYM 1 of 1967, KEXP 39
28 Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto Getz & Gilberto 1964 Grammy in 1964, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1964), Latin Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001 (1963), Billboard 2 - Jun 1964 (96 weeks) (16 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1965), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Dec 2004), BEA 4 of 1964, US CashBox 24 of 1964, Norway 35 - Feb 2003 (1 week), Acclaimed 394 (1963), Rolling Stone 454, WXPN 688 (1963), WTMD 848, RYM 2 of 1964
29 The Who Tommy 1969 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1969), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1993), UK 2 - Jun 1969 (10 weeks), US 70s 3 - Sep 1970 (5 months), Billboard 4 - Jun 1969 (126 weeks) (14 weeks in top 10), D.Marsh 5 of 1969, BEA 6 of 1969, US BB 13 of 1969, Dutch 70s 14 - Dec 1970 (14 weeks), US CashBox 23 of 1969, France (InfoDisc) 30 of 1969 (peak 2, 42 weeks), Fox101 30, WTMD 48, Virgin 52, Channel4 53, WXPN 55 (1969), RS Reader's 65, DMDB 73, PopVortex 83 (1969), Radio Caroline 90 (1969), Rolling Stone 96, Acclaimed 113 (1969), RYM 23 of 1969, WFUV 33, AVrev 61
30 The Beatles Meet The Beatles! 1964 Billboard 1 - Feb 1964 (74 weeks) (11 weeks at number 1) (21 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1964, US num 1 for 11 weeks - Feb 1964, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001 (1964), US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1991), US BB 5 of 1964, D.Marsh 5 of 1964, BEA 9 of 1964, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Rolling Stone 59, PopVortex 95 (1964), WTMD 140, Billboard200 187, WXPN 205 (1964), Acclaimed 268 (1963), RYM 13 of 1964, WFUV 39
31 James Brown Live at the Apollo (1963) 1963 Library of Congress artifact added 2004 (1965), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1962), BEA 4 of 1963, Billboard 6 - Aug 1963 (59 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), Rolling Stone 24, US CashBox 25 of 1963, France (InfoDisc) 31 of 1969 (peak 10, 48 weeks), Guiness 36, German RS100 37, Acclaimed 39 (1963), PopVortex 75 (1963), DMDB 76, WTMD 340, WXPN 641 (1963), RYM 3 of 1963, KEXP 245
32 Bob Newhart The Button-Down Mind Of Bob Newhart 1960 US num 1 for 6 weeks - Jul 1960, Library of Congress artifact added 2006 (1960), Grammy in 1960, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007 (1960), UK 2 - Oct 1960 (35 weeks), US CashBox 2 of 1959, US BB 2 of 1960, US 3 of 1960, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1962), Acclaimed 2637 (1960), RYM 50 of 1960
33 The Monkees The Monkees 1966 UK 1 - Jan 1967 (37 weeks), Billboard 1 - Oct 1966 (102 weeks) (13 weeks at number 1) (32 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 13 weeks - Nov 1966, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), US 2 of 1967, US BB 3 of 1966, Norway 3 - Feb 1967 (18 weeks), Australia (Kent) 4 of 1967 (peak 3), US CashBox 8 of 1967, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Billboard200 132, WTMD 802, Acclaimed 1939 (1966), RYM 94 of 1966
34 Bob Dylan The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan 1963 UK 1 - May 1964 (49 weeks), Library of Congress artifact added 2002 (1963), BEA 1 of 1963, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1999), D.Marsh 3 of 1963, Billboard 22 - Sep 1963 (32 weeks), US CashBox 68 of 1964, Guiness 80, UK Radio2 85, Rolling Stone 97, WTMD 101, WXPN 130 (1963), Acclaimed 172 (1963), RYM 2 of 1963, KEXP 244
35 Judy Garland Judy At Carnegie Hall 1961 US num 1 for 13 weeks - Sep 1961, Library of Congress artifact added 2003 (1961), Grammy in 1961, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1961), US BB 4 of 1961, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1962), US CashBox 8 of 1962, BEA 8 of 1961, UK 13 - Mar 1962 (3 weeks), Billboard 199 - Jul 1969 (2 weeks), Acclaimed 1093 (1961), RYM 23 of 1961
36 The Monkees More Of The Monkees 1967 UK 1 - Apr 1967 (25 weeks), Billboard 1 - Feb 1967 (96 weeks) (18 weeks at number 1) (25 weeks in top 10), US 1 of 1967, US num 1 for 18 weeks - Feb 1967, Norway 1 - Mar 1967 (30 weeks), US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), US BB 2 of 1967, US CashBox 4 of 1967, Australia (Kent) 13 of 1967 (peak 4), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Billboard200 156, RYM 134 of 1967
37 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash At San Quentin 1969 Billboard 1 - Jul 1969 (70 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (20 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Aug 1969, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1969, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004 (1969), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2003), UK 2 - Aug 1969 (112 weeks), Grammy in 1969 (Nominated), Dutch 70s 3 - Mar 1972 (10 weeks), US BB 6 of 1969, Norway 6 - Aug 1969 (27 weeks), Australia (Kent) 10 of 1969 (peak 2), US CashBox 18 of 1969, Australia Goset 20 - Jul 1970 (1 week), WXPN 503 (1969), Acclaimed 682 (1969), RYM 12 of 1969, KEXP 891
38 Herb Alpert Going Places 1966 Billboard 1 - Oct 1965 (164 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (48 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Mar 1966, Australia num 1 for 17 weeks - Apr 1967, US BB 2 of 1966, Australia (Kent) 2 of 1966 (peak 1), US CashBox 3 of 1966, US 3 of 1966, UK 4 - Jan 1966 (143 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1965), Norway 5 - Apr 1967 (100 weeks), Billboard200 44, US Longest Running Album 80 1965 (164 weeks), RYM 126 of 1965
39 The Band The Band 1969 Library of Congress artifact added 2009 (1969), Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1969), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1991), D.Marsh 4 of 1969, Billboard 9 - Oct 1969 (49 weeks) (1 week in top 10), BEA 9 of 1969, Australia Goset 14 - Jun 1970 (2 weeks), Norway 15 - Feb 1970 (3 weeks), German RS100 15, RS100 19, UK 25 - Jan 1970 (12 weeks), Guiness 35, WTMD 37, Acclaimed 38 (1969), US CashBox 43 of 1970, Rolling Stone 45, Virgin 45, WXPN 49 (1969), PopVortex 55 (1969), DMDB 74, RYM 9 of 1969, WFUV 32
40 Herb Alpert Whipped Cream & Other Delights 1965 Billboard 1 - May 1965 (185 weeks) (8 weeks at number 1) (61 weeks in top 10), US 1 of 1966, US num 1 for 8 weeks - Nov 1965, US CashBox 2 of 1966, US BB 2 of 1965, Australia (Kent) 4 of 1966 (peak 3), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1965), Norway 10 - Jan 1967 (27 weeks), Billboard200 13, UK 21 - Apr 1966 (22 weeks), US Longest Running Album 44 1965 (185 weeks), RYM 84 of 1965
41 The Rolling Stones Aftermath 1966 UK 1 - Apr 1966 (24 weeks), Germany 1 for 9 weeks - Jul 1966, Billboard 2 - Jul 1966 (50 weeks) (11 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1989), D.Marsh 3 of 1966, BEA 4 of 1966, Australia (Kent) 10 of 1966 (peak 2), Italy 10 of 1966, US BB 17 of 1966, US CashBox 22 of 1966, German RS100 38, Rolling Stone 108, Acclaimed 133 (1966), WTMD 616, WXPN 805 (1966), RYM 19 of 1966
42 Original Cast Camelot 1961 US CashBox 1 of 1961, US 1 of 1961, US num 1 for 6 weeks - Jun 1961, US BB 1 of 1961, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006 (1960), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1962), UK 10 - Oct 1964 (12 weeks), US Longest Running Album 13 1960 (265 weeks), Billboard 21 - Aug 1963 (132 weeks), RYM 97 of 1960
43 The Beatles With The Beatles 1963 UK 1 - Nov 1963 (53 weeks), Germany 1 for 26 weeks - Feb 1964, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), BEA 5 of 1963, Sweden 34 - Sep 2009 (1 week), Switzerland 73 - Sep 2009 (2 weeks), Radio Caroline 94 (1963), Guiness 99, Billboard 179 - Dec 2010 (1 week), Acclaimed 268 (1963), Rolling Stone 420, RYM 28 of 1963
44 Cream Wheels of Fire 1968 Billboard 1 - Jul 1968 (50 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (20 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Aug 1968, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1968, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Dec 1968, UK 3 - Aug 1968 (26 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1968), US BB 7 of 1968, US CashBox 12 of 1968, Norway 16 - Aug 1968 (5 weeks), Australia (Kent) 18 of 1968 (peak 1), D.Marsh 32 of 1968, France (InfoDisc) 61 of 1968 (peak 2, 60 weeks), Rolling Stone 203, WTMD 245, WXPN 260 (1968), Acclaimed 422 (1968), RYM 42 of 1968
45 Big Brother & the Holding Company Cheap Thrills 1968 Billboard 1 - Aug 1968 (66 weeks) (8 weeks at number 1) (19 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 8 weeks - Oct 1968, Library of Congress artifact added 2012 (1968), Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1968, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007 (1968), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2001), US BB 6 of 1968, US CashBox 20 of 1969, D.Marsh 33 of 1968, RS100 50, Acclaimed 221 (1968), WXPN 319 (1968), Rolling Stone 338, WTMD 547, RYM 41 of 1968
46 Simon & Garfunkel The Graduate 1968 Billboard 1 - Mar 1968 (69 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (26 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - Apr 1968, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1968, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1997), US CashBox 2 of 1968, US 2 of 1968, Norway 2 - Jan 1969 (41 weeks), UK 3 - Oct 1968 (67 weeks), US BB 3 of 1968, Australia (Kent) 5 of 1968 (peak 1), France (InfoDisc) 5 of 1968 (peak 3, 114 weeks), Italy 30 of 1969, Billboard200 103, RYM 198 of 1968
47 LOVE Forever Changes 1967 Library of Congress artifact added 2011 (1967), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008 (1967), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), BEA 6 of 1967, Virgin 12, UK 24 - Feb 1968 (7 weeks), Guiness 32, German RS100 33, Rolling Stone 40, PopVortex 47 (1967), Acclaimed 50 (1967), DMDB 58, Radio Caroline 77 (1967), Channel4 83, Billboard 154 - Jan 1968 (10 weeks), WXPN 160 (1967), WTMD 292, RYM 4 of 1967, KEXP 490
48 Ray Charles Modern Sounds In Country & Western Music 1962 US num 1 for 14 weeks - Jun 1962, Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1962), Grammy in 1962 (Nominated), BEA 3 of 1961, US BB 4 of 1962, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1962), US CashBox 5 of 1962, UK 6 - Jul 1962 (21 weeks), Billboard 25 - Aug 1963 (32 weeks), Rolling Stone 104, WTMD 142, Acclaimed 235 (1962), WXPN 756 (1962), RYM 9 of 1962
49 Herb Alpert What Now My Love 1966 Billboard 1 - May 1966 (129 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (32 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - May 1966, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 1966, Grammy in 1966 (Nominated), US BB 4 of 1966, US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1966), US 5 of 1966, US CashBox 8 of 1966, Australia (Kent) 9 of 1966 (peak 1), UK 18 - May 1966 (17 weeks), Norway 20 - Mar 1967 (2 weeks), Billboard200 170, RYM 173 of 1966
50 Jimi Hendrix Axis: Bold As Love 1967 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006 (1968), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1986), Billboard 3 - Feb 1968 (55 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), UK 5 - Dec 1967 (16 weeks), D.Marsh 8 of 1968, BEA 9 of 1967, Norway 12 - Dec 1967 (9 weeks), US CashBox 16 of 1968, France (InfoDisc) 28 of 1968 (peak 1, 87 weeks), US BB 30 of 1968, WTMD 65, Rolling Stone 82, WXPN 87 (1967), PopVortex 100 (1968), Acclaimed 164 (1967), Radio Caroline 291 (1967), RYM 9 of 1967, AVrev 22
51 Blind Faith Blind Faith 1969 UK 1 - Sep 1969 (10 weeks), Billboard 1 - Aug 1969 (45 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 1969, Canada 1 for 4 weeks - 1969, Norway 1 - Sep 1969 (16 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1993), US BB 17 of 1969, Australia (Kent) 18 of 1969 (peak 2), US CashBox 25 of 1969, D.Marsh 33 of 1969, Italy 46 of 1970, WTMD 260, WXPN 284 (1969), Acclaimed 995 (1969), RYM 78 of 1969, AVrev 85
52 The Beatles Beatles For Sale 1965 UK 1 - Dec 1964 (48 weeks), Germany 1 for 13 weeks - Feb 1965, Australia num 1 for 11 weeks - Feb 1965, Australia (Kent) 2 of 1965 (peak 1), Italy 2 of 1965, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2001), BEA 3 of 1964, Sweden 31 - Sep 2009 (1 week), Switzerland 65 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks), Acclaimed 932 (1964), RYM 41 of 1964
53 Chicago Chicago Transit Authority 1969 US CashBox 1 of 1970, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014 (1969), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), US 3 of 1970, Australia Goset 4 - Jun 1970 (31 weeks), Norway 8 - Mar 1970 (32 weeks), UK 9 - Sep 1969 (14 weeks), Australia (Kent) 9 of 1970 (peak 5), France (InfoDisc) 12 of 1969 (peak 1, 55 weeks), Billboard 17 - May 1969 (171 weeks), Dutch 70s 17 - Feb 1970 (8 weeks), US Longest Running Album 65 1969 (171 weeks), Radio Caroline 278 (1969), WXPN 437 (1969), WTMD 517, Acclaimed 1751 (1969), RYM 46 of 1969, AVrev 60
54 Simon & Garfunkel Bookends 1968 UK 1 - Aug 1968 (77 weeks), Billboard 1 - Apr 1968 (66 weeks) (7 weeks at number 1) (20 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 7 weeks - May 1968, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), Grammy in 1968 (Nominated), US CashBox 4 of 1968, US BB 5 of 1968, German RS100 99, WXPN 207 (1968), Rolling Stone 233, WTMD 255, Acclaimed 284 (1968), RYM 22 of 1968, WFUV 26, KEXP 590
55 The Rolling Stones Out Of Our Heads 1965 Billboard 1 - Aug 1965 (65 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (16 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Aug 1965, UK 2 - Oct 1965 (24 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1989), D.Marsh 7 of 1965, US BB 13 of 1965, Australia (Kent) 13 of 1965 (peak 2), Italy 23 of 1965, US CashBox 28 of 1966, Rolling Stone 114, Acclaimed 672 (1965), RYM 40 of 1965
56 Original Cast The Sound Of Music 1960 US CashBox 1 of 1959, US 1 of 1960, US num 1 for 13 weeks - Jan 1960, US BB 1 of 1960, UK 3 - Jul 1961 (68 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1960), US Longest Running Album 12 1959 (276 weeks), Billboard 23 - Aug 1963 (87 weeks)
57 Crosby, Stills & Nash Crosby, Stills & Nash 1969 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1969), US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2001), Grammy in 1969 (Nominated), Billboard 6 - Jun 1969 (107 weeks) (17 weeks in top 10), US 70s 10 - Jan 1970 (1 month), Australia Goset 10 - May 1970 (1 week), US CashBox 17 of 1969, UK 25 - Aug 1969 (6 weeks), Holland free40 31 of 1977, Guiness 43, WTMD 56, RS100 74, WXPN 74 (1969), Virgin 83, Rolling Stone 259, Acclaimed 313 (1969), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), RYM 38 of 1969, WFUV 27
58 Peter, Paul & Mary Peter, Paul & Mary 1963 Billboard 1 - Aug 1963 (117 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (30 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 7 weeks - Oct 1963, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1986), US CashBox 2 of 1963, US 2 of 1963, US BB 2 of 1962, UK 18 - Jan 1964 (1 week), US Longest Running Album 45 1962 (185 weeks), RYM 57 of 1962
59 Van Morrison Astral Weeks 1968 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1968), BEA 2 of 1968, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 2001), German RS100 4, Guiness 7, RS100 7, Acclaimed 13 (1968), Virgin 16, Rolling Stone 19, PopVortex 25 (1968), DMDB 30, WXPN 50 (1968), WTMD 79, RS Reader's 84, Radio Caroline 170 (1968), RYM 6 of 1968, WFUV 24, KEXP 97
60 Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison 1968 Library of Congress artifact added 2003 (1968), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2003), UK 7 - Aug 1968 (43 weeks), Norway 7 - Sep 1968 (46 weeks), BEA 8 of 1968, Billboard 13 - Jun 1968 (124 weeks), D.Marsh 37 of 1968, US CashBox 39 of 1968, US BB 63 of 1968, NARM 77, Defin200 77 (1968), Rolling Stone 88, WTMD 126, Acclaimed 195 (1968), WXPN 248 (1968), RYM 5 of 1968, KEXP 70, WFUV 80
61 The Doors Waiting For The Sun 1968 Billboard 1 - Aug 1968 (41 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (9 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Sep 1968, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1987), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1991), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 2003), UK 16 - Sep 1968 (10 weeks), US BB 17 of 1968, Italy 20 of 1968, US CashBox 24 of 1968, D.Marsh 24 of 1968, Radio Caroline 237 (1968), WTMD 803, Acclaimed 1819 (1968), RYM 83 of 1968
62 Peter, Paul & Mary In The Wind 1963 Billboard 1 - Oct 1963 (80 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (28 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Nov 1963, US 2 of 1964, US BB 3 of 1963, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1963), US CashBox 5 of 1964, UK 11 - Mar 1964 (19 weeks), UK EP 12 - May 1965, Billboard200 178, RYM 113 of 1963
63 Bob Dylan John Wesley Harding 1968 UK 1 - Mar 1968 (29 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 1968, Billboard 2 - Jan 1968 (52 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2001), Norway 4 - Mar 1968 (19 weeks), D.Marsh 5 of 1968, Australia (Kent) 14 of 1968 (peak 1), US BB 18 of 1968, France (InfoDisc) 22 of 1968 (peak 2, 92 weeks), US CashBox 23 of 1968, RS100 67, Rolling Stone 301, Acclaimed 400 (1967), WXPN 526 (1967), RYM 29 of 1967
64 Iron Butterfly In-a-gadda-da-vida 1969 US 1 of 1969, US BB 1 of 1969, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1993), US CashBox 2 of 1969, Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2004), Billboard 4 - Jul 1968 (140 weeks) (49 weeks in top 10), Dutch 70s 5 - Jul 1970 (30 weeks), Australia Goset 14 - May 1970 (14 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 43 of 1969 (peak 6, 40 weeks), Billboard200 62, WXPN 608 (1968), Acclaimed 2027 (1968), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), RYM 134 of 1968
65 Aretha Franklin I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You 1967 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2009 (1967), Billboard 2 - Apr 1967 (79 weeks) (17 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1967), D.Marsh 5 of 1967, US BB 8 of 1967, US CashBox 13 of 1967, UK 36 - Aug 1967 (2 weeks), Channel4 49, PopVortex 68 (1967), Vinyl Surrender 70 of all time, Rolling Stone 83, Acclaimed 84 (1967), RS100 91, WXPN 579 (1967), WTMD 666, RYM 7 of 1967
66 Creedence Clearwater Revival Green River 1969 Billboard 1 - Sep 1969 (88 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (15 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Oct 1969, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1990), D.Marsh 3 of 1969, Norway 5 - Jan 1970 (23 weeks), US BB 12 of 1969, UK 20 - Jan 1970 (6 weeks), US CashBox 42 of 1969, RS100 43, Italy 45 of 1970, France (InfoDisc) 80 of 1969 (peak 2, 26 weeks), German RS100 85, Rolling Stone 95, Acclaimed 223 (1969), RYM 34 of 1969
67 Original Cast Fiddler On The Roof 1965 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1964), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1990), US CashBox 3 of 1965, UK 4 - Mar 1967 (50 weeks), US 5 of 1965, Australia (Kent) 6 of 1967 (peak 4), Billboard 7 - Oct 1964 (206 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Norway 11 - Apr 1968 (10 weeks), US BB 29 of 1965, US Longest Running Album 35 1964 (206 weeks), RYM 85 of 1964
68 The Rolling Stones Between The Buttons 1967 Billboard 2 - Feb 1967 (47 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), Norway 2 - Feb 1967 (20 weeks), UK 3 - Jan 1967 (22 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1967), D.Marsh 4 of 1967, Italy 18 of 1967, US BB 19 of 1967, Australia (Kent) 21 of 1967 (peak 7), US CashBox 26 of 1967, RS100 70, German RS100 86, Rolling Stone 355, Acclaimed 510 (1967), WTMD 882, RYM 37 of 1967
69 John Coltrane Love Supreme 1964 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1964), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 2001), BEA 4 of 1965, Guiness 40, Rolling Stone 47, Acclaimed 68 (1965), NARM 78, Defin200 78 (1964), WXPN 79 (1965), Channel4 82, Virgin 85, DMDB 92, WTMD 129, RYM 1 of 1965, WFUV 48, KEXP 203
70 Jefferson Airplane Surrealistic Pillow 1967 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1967), Billboard 3 - Mar 1967 (56 weeks) (20 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1967), US CashBox 6 of 1967, US BB 7 of 1967, BEA 10 of 1967, Norway 20 - Sep 1967 (1 week), D.Marsh 33 of 1967, RS100 44, German RS100 96, WTMD 131, WXPN 137 (2001), Rolling Stone 146, Acclaimed 163 (1967), RYM 33 of 1967, WFUV 81
71 Barbra Streisand The Barbra Streisand Album 1963 Grammy in 1963, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006 (1963), US 4 of 1964, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1964), US CashBox 7 of 1964, Billboard 9 - Aug 1963 (83 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Australia (Kent) 21 of 1965 (peak 6), US BB 52 of 1963, Acclaimed 1413 (1963), RYM 34 of 1963
72 Otis Redding Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul 1965 UK 6 - Feb 1966 (75 weeks), BEA 6 of 1965, D.Marsh 13 of 1965, Italy 20 of 1967, Guiness 21, German RS100 31, Acclaimed 56 (1965), Rolling Stone 74, Billboard 75 - Oct 1965 (34 weeks), PopVortex 89 (1965), Virgin 90, WTMD 558, WXPN 582 (1965), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), RYM 6 of 1965, KEXP 210
73 Original Cast Hello Dolly! 1964 Billboard 1 - Feb 1964 (90 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (35 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jun 1964, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002 (1964), US BB 2 of 1964, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1964), US CashBox 6 of 1964, Australia (Kent) 14 of 1965 (peak 3), Billboard200 90
74 Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd Jazz Samba 1963 US num 1 for 1 week - Mar 1963, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2010 (1962), US BB 2 of 1963, Grammy in 1962 (Nominated), US CashBox 12 of 1963, UK 15 - Feb 1963 (7 weeks), Billboard 40 - Aug 1963 (19 weeks), Acclaimed 818 (1962), RYM 10 of 1962
75 The Beatles Yellow Submarine 1969 Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1969, Norway 1 - Feb 1969 (15 weeks), Billboard 2 - Feb 1969 (25 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), UK 3 - Feb 1969 (11 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1999), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1999), Germany 11 - Sep 1999 (1 week), Austria 12 - Oct 1999 (1 month), Italy 13 of 1969, Sweden 22 - Sep 1999 (4 weeks), Switzerland 23 - Sep 1999 (4 weeks), US BB 37 of 1969, France (InfoDisc) 48 of 1969 (peak 4, 37 weeks), US CashBox 50 of 1969
76 Simon & Garfunkel Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme 1966 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1966), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), Billboard 4 - Nov 1966 (145 weeks) (17 weeks in top 10), BEA 5 of 1966, US CashBox 6 of 1968, US BB 8 of 1968, UK 13 - Aug 1968 (58 weeks), Radio Caroline 199 (1966), Rolling Stone 201, WXPN 315 (1966), WTMD 334, Acclaimed 621 (1966), RYM 23 of 1966
77 Elvis Presley Blue Hawaii 1961 UK 1 - Dec 1961 (71 weeks), US num 1 for 20 weeks - Dec 1961, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2002), US CashBox 3 of 1962, US 3 of 1962, US BB 3 of 1962, Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in May 2002), RYM 56 of 1961
78 Aretha Franklin Lady Soul 1968 Billboard 2 - Feb 1968 (52 weeks) (16 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1968), US CashBox 7 of 1968, D.Marsh 7 of 1968, US BB 12 of 1968, Italy 15 of 1968, UK 25 - Apr 1968 (18 weeks), Vinyl Surrender 27 of all time, France (InfoDisc) 43 of 1968 (peak 1, 68 weeks), RS100 48, PopVortex 71 (1968), Rolling Stone 84, Guiness 85, German RS100 97, Acclaimed 111 (1968), RYM 8 of 1968
79 The Beatles Please Please Me 1963 UK 1 - Apr 1963 (72 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), BEA 3 of 1963, Sweden 27 - Sep 2009 (1 week), Rolling Stone 39, Switzerland 74 - Sep 2009 (2 weeks), UK Radio2 79, Radio Caroline 105 (1963), Billboard 155 - Dec 2010 (1 week), RYM 24 of 1963
80 Vaughan Meader The First Family 1962 US num 1 for 12 weeks - Dec 1962, Library of Congress artifact added 2013 (1962), Grammy in 1962, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1962), UK 12 - Dec 1962 (8 weeks), US BB 22 of 1963, US CashBox 56 of 1963, Billboard 63 - Aug 1963 (10 weeks), RYM 153 of 1962
81 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones 1964 UK 1 - Apr 1964 (51 weeks), Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Jan 1965, D.Marsh 1 of 1964, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1989), Australia (Kent) 9 of 1965 (peak 1), Billboard 11 - Jun 1964 (35 weeks), US CashBox 51 of 1964, US BB 54 of 1964, Acclaimed 398 (1964), RYM 39 of 1964
82 The Mamas & The Papas If You Can Believe Your Eyes & Ears 1966 Billboard 1 - Mar 1966 (105 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (20 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 1966, UK EP 3 - Jun 1966, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1966), US BB 5 of 1966, US CashBox 12 of 1966, Vinyl Surrender 69 of all time, Rolling Stone 127, WTMD 632, Acclaimed 982 (1966), RYM 64 of 1966
83 Louis Armstrong Hello Dolly! 1964 Billboard 1 - May 1964 (75 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (19 weeks in top 10), US 1 of 1964, US num 1 for 6 weeks - Jun 1964, US BB 4 of 1964, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1964), UK 11 - Jun 1964 (6 weeks), US CashBox 15 of 1964, RYM 132 of 1964
84 Frank Sinatra Strangers In The Night 1966 Billboard 1 - Jun 1966 (73 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 1966, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1989), Italy 3 of 1966, UK 4 - Jul 1966 (18 weeks), Norway 6 - Jan 1967 (29 weeks), US BB 10 of 1966, US CashBox 19 of 1966, RYM 148 of 1966
85 Sly & The Family Stone Stand! 1969 Library of Congress artifact added 2014 (1969), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015 (1969), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), D.Marsh 11 of 1969, Billboard 13 - Apr 1969 (102 weeks), US CashBox 52 of 1969, US BB 57 of 1969, Guiness 59, RS100 87, PopVortex 90 (1969), Rolling Stone 118, Acclaimed 174 (1969), WTMD 585, RYM 14 of 1969, KEXP 465
86 Bob Dylan Nashville Skyline 1969 UK 1 - May 1969 (42 weeks), Norway 2 - May 1969 (27 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), Billboard 3 - May 1969 (47 weeks) (13 weeks in top 10), Australia (Kent) 6 of 1969 (peak 2), US BB 11 of 1969, US CashBox 12 of 1969, France (InfoDisc) 18 of 1969 (peak 1, 64 weeks), Italy 43 of 1969, German RS100 100, WXPN 183 (1969), WTMD 243, Acclaimed 697 (1969), RYM 68 of 1969
87 Joan Baez Joan Baez 1960 Library of Congress artifact added 2014 (1960), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011 (1960), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1966), BEA 4 of 1960, UK 9 - Jun 1965 (18 weeks), Billboard 20 - Aug 1963 (64 weeks), Acclaimed 1448 (1960), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1978), RYM 22 of 1960
88 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits 1967 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 2001), France Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1995), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), UK 6 - Jan 1967 (82 weeks), Billboard 10 - May 1967 (94 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Norway 18 - Feb 1975 (2 weeks), Italy 19 of 1967, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 29 of 1967, US BB 43 of 1967, Global 153 - 7 M claimed
89 Simon & Garfunkel Sounds Of Silence 1966 Library of Congress artifact added 2012 (1966), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2001), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1984), BEA 8 of 1966, UK 13 - Apr 1966 (105 weeks), Billboard 21 - Feb 1966 (141 weeks), D.Marsh 25 of 1966, US CashBox 26 of 1968, WTMD 159, WXPN 276 (1966), Acclaimed 1286 (1966), RYM 33 of 1966
90 The Monkees Headquarters 1967 Billboard 1 - Jun 1967 (68 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (21 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jun 1967, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), UK 2 - Jul 1967 (19 weeks), Norway 2 - Jul 1967 (23 weeks), US BB 6 of 1967, US CashBox 9 of 1967, RYM 57 of 1967
91 Vince Guaraldi Trio A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965 Library of Congress artifact added 2011 (1965), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007 (1965), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2006), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Dec 2005), Billboard 23 - Dec 2009 (51 weeks), WTMD 674, WXPN 716 (1965), Acclaimed 2813 (1965), RYM 5 of 1965
92 The Beatles Beatles '65 1965 Billboard 1 - Jan 1965 (71 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (16 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - Jan 1965, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), US 2 of 1965, US BB 6 of 1965, US CashBox 8 of 1965, D.Marsh 9 of 1965, Acclaimed 932 (1964), RYM 26 of 1964
93 Elvis Presley Elvis Is Back! 1960 UK 1 - Jul 1960 (27 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1999), BEA 6 of 1960, US CashBox 8 of 1959, US BB 8 of 1960, German RS100 52, Billboard 199 - Mar 2011 (1 week), Acclaimed 560 (1960), RYM 19 of 1960
94 Paul Mauriat & his Orchestra Blooming Hits 1968 Billboard 1 - Dec 1967 (50 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Mar 1968, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 1968, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1968), Australia (Kent) 6 of 1968 (peak 1), US CashBox 10 of 1968, US BB 11 of 1968, Italy 26 of 1968, France (InfoDisc) 51 of 1968 (peak 2, 68 weeks)
95 The Band Music From Big Pink 1968 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 (1968), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 2001), D.Marsh 6 of 1968, BEA 9 of 1968, Billboard 30 - Aug 1968 (40 weeks), Rolling Stone 34, RS100 41, German RS100 73, Acclaimed 73 (1968), PopVortex 91 (1968), WXPN 95 (1968), WTMD 96, RYM 18 of 1968, WFUV 38, AVrev 82, KEXP 379
96 The Beatles 'Yesterday' ... & Today 1966 Billboard 1 - Jul 1966 (32 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (9 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Jul 1966, UK EP 1 - Mar 1966, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), US BB 18 of 1966, D.Marsh 19 of 1966, US CashBox 46 of 1966, RYM 20 of 1966
97 Diana Ross & The Supremes Diana Ross & The Supremes Greatest Hits 1968 Billboard 1 - Sep 1967 (89 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (24 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Oct 1967, UK EP 1 - Jan 1968, US BB 3 of 1967, US 5 of 1968, Norway 8 - Feb 1968 (38 weeks), US CashBox 29 of 1968, Billboard200 171
98 The Monkees Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd 1967 Billboard 1 - Nov 1967 (64 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (12 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Dec 1967, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Norway 4 - Apr 1967 (13 weeks), UK 5 - Jan 1968 (11 weeks), US BB 13 of 1967, US CashBox 31 of 1968, RYM 28 of 1967
99 Original Soundtrack Exodus 1961 US CashBox 1 of 1961, US num 1 for 14 weeks - Jan 1961, US BB 3 of 1961, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1963), US 5 of 1961, UK 17 - Jun 1961 (1 week), RYM 190 of 1960
100 Elvis Presley From Elvis In Memphis 1969 UK 1 - Aug 1969 (14 weeks), Norway 1 - Jul 1969 (21 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1970), Billboard 13 - Jun 1969 (34 weeks), D.Marsh 14 of 1969, US BB 45 of 1969, US CashBox 58 of 1969, France (InfoDisc) 61 of 1969 (peak 9, 36 weeks), RS100 76, Acclaimed 185 (1969), Rolling Stone 190, RYM 17 of 1969

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