Greatest Albums of the '60s

The Top Ten

1 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles

Really people? Are you judging the album by its content or by what the cover looks like? (Axis bold as love does have a sweet looking one...) Without this album we wouldn't have rock as we know it today. Hendrix may have been able to play with his teeth, but that's just for a show, not a studio album. Well, I guess this is a lost cause. What can I reasonably expect from a group of 30 seconds to Mars fans anyway?

I don't hate Jimi Hendrix, but this album is MUCH BETTER!
Come on! THE BEATLES! This band made better the music!
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is a perfect album because all of its songs are great! - rock2metal

Shame on you guys, I'm ashamed that nobody put this one in the top 5, if not in the the top spot

Can we get this off first place? It’s actually not that good... I don’t even think it’s the best Beatles album, or 60’s album. Also why is the entitle list composed of pyshcadslic or pop rock? There are so many other genres that had amazing albums in the 60’s. John Coltrane, Miles Davis, The Ronnetes just to make a few

2 The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground

It's awesome to see this album at number 2, but it would be even more awesome if it was number 1. - JCHOW

The greatest album of all time

3 Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys

Should be second, one of the most perfectly-made albums of all time. The Beach Boys are the greatest!

This is the greatest album of all time, let alone the 60's.

4 Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
5 Revolver - The Beatles
6 Rubber Soul - The Beatles

Favourite album. First time the Beatles really started getting great.

So many to pick from yet this album, along with "Revolver" were in the top three Beatle albums. - mgenet

7 Are You Expirienced - Jimi Hendrix

The greatest debut album by the greatest guitarist, this one is better than axis:bold as love

8 Axis: Bold as Love - Jimi Hendrix
9 Led Zeppelin I - Led Zeppelin
10 Abbey Road - The Beatles

The Contenders

11 Beggars Banquet - The Rolling Stones
12 Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
13 Let It Bleed - The Rolling Stones
14 Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
15 The Doors - The Doors
16 A Love Supreme - John Coltrane
17 The White Album - The Beatles

This needs to be higher. - JCHOW

18 In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson

Best album of the 60s easily. There is not much to say beside it. All the songs sre masterpieces and the album is incredibly influential in rock progressive rock and heavy metal. Beside the point that influence should not reflect the quality of a album. This albun is simply untouchable especially albums from the 60s.

21st Century Schizoid Man 5/5
I Talk To The Wind 4. 5/5
Epitaph 5/5
Moonchild 2. 5/5
The Court Of The Crimson King 5/5

19 Blonde on Blonde - Bob Dylan
20 Aftermath - The Rolling Stones
21 Tommy - The Who
22 Between the Buttons - The Rolling Stones
23 If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears - The Mamas & the Papas
24 West Side Story Soundtrack - Various
25 More of the Monkees - The Monkees
26 Blue Hawaii - Elvis Presley
27 Surrealistic Pillow - Jefferson Airplane
28 The Sound of Music Soundtrack - Various
29 Days of Wine and Roses - Andy Williams
30 Electric Ladyland - Jimi Hendrix

How could anyone forget one of the most influential albums of the 60's. I would also say that this has a WAY better album cover than any of the Beatles' by a long shot. The music on here would definitely kick the Beatles butt BIG TIME. Hendrix influenced everybody, Pink Floyd, The Stones, Led Zep, you name it. This is probably Hendrix's best album lyrically and instrumentally.

31 We're Only In It for the Money - Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention
32 Mary Poppins Soundtrack - Various
33 Picturesque Matchstickable Messages From the Status Quo - Status Quo
34 Forever Changes - Love
35 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn - Pink Floyd
36 The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady - Charles Mingus
37 A Saucerful of Secrets - Pink Floyd
38 Disraeli Gears - Cream

Want blues? You've just got it! - rocknrolldude

39 Music from the Big Pink - The Band
40 Exodus Soundtrack - Ernest Gold
41 Smile - The Beach Boys
42 Are You Experienced - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
43 Songs of Leonard Cohen - Leonard Cohen
44 The Band - The Band The Band - The Band The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson ...read more.
45 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly

Makes you wanna dance. It also has one of the best long rock songs ever, the whole-b-side-long title track. This is psychedelia in its truest form.

46 Live at the Apollo - James Brown
47 The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart - Bob Newhart
48 Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
49 Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica - The Ronettes
50 At Home - Shocking Blue
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