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Albums of the Year

Albums of the Year: 1968



Summer of Love, part deux. But things are getting a little darker as the Vietnam War, the Cold War, civil rights and more grip America.

1968 was a year of basking in the experimental sounds of psychedelia, baroque pop, and good ol’ fashioned rock and roll. Jason, Joe, and Kramzer each choose their favorite of the year and give 4 runners up each. How do our picks compare to yours?

Please let us know in the comments what your favorite albums of another incredible year of music.

Jason’s Top 5:

The White Album – The Beatles
Aerial Ballet – Harry Nilsson
Astral Weeks – Van Morrison
Odessey and Oracle – The Zombies
Music From Big Pink – The Band

Joe’s Top 5:

Odessey and Oracle – The Zombies
The White Album – The Beatles
Sweetheart of the Rodeo – The Byrds
Electric Ladyland – Jimi Hendrix Experience
Kinks are the Village Green – The Kinks

Kramzer’s Top 5:

The White Album – The Beatles
Songs to a Seagull – Joni Mitchell
Electric Ladyland – Jimi Hendrix
Bookends – Simon & Garfunkel
Music from Big Pink – The Band

Done with this one? Check out our companion Songs of the Year series for 1968!

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