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  • 1968 - Johnny Cash hits the #8 spot with the wonderful At Folsom Prison...

    ...and The Beatles hit the #1 spot with the brilliant "White" album. This year showed a little more diversity in the Top 10 and we're seeing artists who's future albums would become mega-sellers and part of our music journey.

    http://www.besteveralbums.com/yearstats.php?y=1968

    Top 10 albums of 1968

    1. The Beatles - The Beatles (White album)
    2. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
    3. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
    4. The Zombies - Odessey And Oracle
    5. The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet
    6. The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat
    7. The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society
    8. Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison
    9. The Band - Music From Big Pink
    10. Simon And Garfunkel - Bookends

    I have 7 from this list.

    One of my favourite album charted at #52 that year - Bloomfield, Kooper, Stills - Super Session.
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    I think that is the year I saw Johnny Cash Live great show

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    • #3
      I only have 5 of those albums (but I do have #52)
      Last edited by JCOConnell; 05-09-2016, 06:12 AM.
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      • #4
        Originally posted by Johnny Vinyl View Post
        ...and The Beatles hit the #1 spot with the brilliant "White" album. This year showed a little more diversity in the Top 10 and we're seeing artists who's future albums would become mega-sellers and part of our music journey.

        http://www.besteveralbums.com/yearstats.php?y=1968

        Top 10 albums of 1968

        1. The Beatles - The Beatles (White album)
        2. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
        3. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
        4. The Zombies - Odessey And Oracle
        5. The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet
        6. The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat
        7. The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society
        8. Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison
        9. The Band - Music From Big Pink
        10. Simon And Garfunkel - Bookends

        I have 7 from this list.

        One of my favourite album charted at #52 that year - Bloomfield, Kooper, Stills - Super Session.
        I have four now and actually had seven of them at one time. Never, ever got The Velvet Underground-White Light/White Heat.
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