100 Greatest Rock Albums Of The ’60s

 1. Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) – The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds (1966) – The Beach Boys
3. Revolver (1966) – The Beatles
4. Highway 61 Revisited (1965) – Bob Dylan
5. Rubber Soul (1965) – The Beatles
6. Are You Experienced (1967) – Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. Blonde On Blonde (1966) – Bob Dylan
8. Abbey Road (1969) – The Beatles
9. Live At The Apollo (1962) – James Brown
10. Tommy (1969) – The Who
11. The Beatles (“The White Album”) (1968) – The Beatles
12. Led Zeppelin II (1969) – Led Zeppelin
13. The Doors (1967) – The Doors
14. Bringing It All Back Home (1965) – Bob Dylan
15. Let It Bleed (1969) – The Rolling Stones
16. I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You (1967) – Aretha Franklin
17. Velvet Underground And Nico (1967) – Velvet Underground
18. Electric Ladyland (1968) – Jimi Hendrix Experience
19. Led Zeppelin I (1969) – Led Zeppelin
20. Please Please Me (1963) – The Beatles
21. The Band (1969) – The Band
22. A Hard Day’s Night (1964) – The Beatles
23. The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963) – Bob Dylan
24. Otis Blue (1965) – Otis Redding
25. Axis: Bold As Love (1967) – Jimi Hendrix Experience
26. Disreali Gears (1967) – Cream
27. Astral Weeks (1968) – Van Morrison
28. Beggars Banquet (1968) – The Rolling Stones
29. Stand (1969) – Sly And The Family Stone
30. In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) – King Crimson
31. Surrealistic Pillow (1967) – Jefferson Airplane
32. Music From Big Pink (1968) – The Band
33. At Last (1961) – Etta James
34. Lady Soul (1968) – Aretha Franklin
35. Green River (1969) – Creedence Clearwater Revival
36. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo (1968 ) – The Byrds
37. Days Of Future Passed (1967) – Moody Blues
38. Something Else (1968) – The Kinks
39. Magical Mystery Tour (1967) – The Beatles
40. Crosby Stills and Nash (1969) – Crosby, Stills, Nash
41. Kick Out The Jams (1969) – The MC5
42. Face to Face (1966) – Kinks
43. The Who Sell Out (1967 – The Who
44. Truth (1968) – Jeff Beck
45. Mr. Tambourine Man (1965) – The Byrds
46. With The Beatles (1963) – The Beatles
47. Piper At The Gates Of Dawn (1967) – Pink Floyd
48. Wheels Of Fire (1968) – Cream
49. Cheap Thrills (1968) – Big Brother And The Holding Company
50. Trout Mask Replica (1969) – Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
51. Dusty In Memphis (1969) – Dusty Springfield
52. Forever Changes (1967) – Love
53. We’re Only In It For The Money (1968) – Frank Zappa And The Mothers Of Invention
54. In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida (1968) – Iron Butterfly
55. Help! (1965) – The Beatles
56. The Who Sings My Generation (1965) – The Who
57. Fresh Cream (1966) – Cream
58. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969) – Neil Young and Crazy Horse
59. Blind Faith (1969) – Blind Faith
60. Santana (1969) – Santana
61. Odessey And Oricle (1968) – The Zombies
62. Freak Out! (1966) – Frank Zappa And The Mothers Of Invention
63. Aftermath (1966) – The Rolling Stones
64. Bookends (1968) – Simon and Garfunkel
65. Buffalo Springfield Again (1967) – Buffalo Springfield
66. S.F. Sorrow (1967) – Pretty Things
67. The Dock Of The Bay (1968) – Otis Redding
68. The Stooges (1969) – The Stooges
69. Green Onions (1962) – Booker T and the MG’s
70. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (1966) – Simon and Garfunkel
71. From Elvis To Memphis (1969) – Elvis Presely
72. The Gilded Palace Of Sin (1969) – Flying Buritto Brothers
73. Chicago Transit Authority (1969) – Chicago
74. Strange Days (1967) – The Doors
75. Stand Up (1969) – Jethro Tull
76. If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears (1966) – The Mama’s and Papa’s
77. Younger Than Yesterday (1967) – The Byrds
78. The Beach Boys Today! (1965) – The Beach Boys
79. Temptations Sing Smokey (1965) – The Temptations
80. Going To A Go-Go (1965) – Smokey Robinson And The Miracles
81. Love Child (1968) – The Supremes
82. Live/Dead (1969) – The Greatful Dead
83. Out Of Our Heads (1965) – The Rolling Stones
84. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (1968) – The Kinks
85. John Mayall & Bluesbreakers-w/E. Clapton (1966) – John Mayall/Bluesbreakers
86. Happy Trails (1969) – Quicksilver Messenger Service
87. Having A Rave Up With The Yardbirds (1966) – The Yardbirds
88. Moby Grape (1967) – Moby Grape
89. Volunteers (1969) – Jefferson Airplane
90. Willie And The Poor Boys (1969) – Creedence Clearwater Revival
91. The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul (1966) – Otis Redding
92. A Quick One (Happy Jack) (1966) – The Who
93. Blood, Sweat & Tears (1969) – Blood, Sweat & Tears
94. On The Threshold Of A Dream (1969) – The Moody Blues
95. Vanilla Fudge (1967) – Vanilla Fudge
96. Anthem Of The Sun (1968) – The Grateful Dead
97. Mr. Fantasy (1967) – Traffic
98. Steppenwolf (1968) – Steppenwolf
99. Hot Rats (1969) – Frank Zappa
100. Five Leaves Left (1969) – Nick Drake

Criteria: – These albums were chosen for their impact, overall quality of the album, influence
on the 60’s, influence on genres to come, popularity then and lasting popularity.
– – -This List Includes ‘Live’ Albums – – –

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