Paste's 60 Best Albums of the 1960s

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60.

Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Green Onions
October 1, 1962
Critic Score
90
1 review

57.

MC5 - Kick Out the Jams
February 1, 1969
Critic Score
100
1 review

56.

Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine
August 26, 1968
Critic Score
60
1 review

54.

David Bowie - Space Oddity
November 4, 1969
Critic Score
59
3 reviews

52.

Howlin' Wolf - Howlin' Wolf
January 11, 1962
Critic Score
90
1 review

51.

Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis
March 31, 1969
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

50.

Simon & Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence
January 17, 1966
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

48.

The Doors - The Doors
January 4, 1967
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

46.

The Shangri-Las - Leader of the Pack
February 1, 1965
Critic Score
70
1 review

45.

Cream - Disraeli Gears
November 10, 1967
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

44.

Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left
September 1, 1969
Critic Score
99
4 reviews

43.

Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica
June 16, 1969
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

42.

Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul
January 22, 1968
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

41.

The Stooges - The Stooges
August 5, 1969
Critic Score
85
4 reviews

40.

The Beach Boys - Wild Honey
December 18, 1967
Critic Score
65
3 reviews

39.

The Who - The Who Sell Out
December 15, 1967
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

38.

Etta James - At Last!
November 15, 1960
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

36.

Sam Cooke - Night Beat
August 1, 1963
Critic Score
100
1 review

35.

The Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo
August 30, 1968
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

34.

The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet
December 6, 1968
Critic Score
98
4 reviews

32.

Miles Davis - In a Silent Way
July 30, 1969
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

31.

Otis Redding - The Dock of the Bay
February 23, 1968
Critic Score
100
1 review

29.

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
January 12, 1969
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

27.

Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen
December 27, 1967
Critic Score
95
5 reviews

26.

Miles Davis - Sketches of Spain
July 18, 1960
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

24.

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
October 22, 1969
Critic Score
99
5 reviews

23.

The Who - Tommy
May 23, 1969
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

20.

Love - Forever Changes
November 1, 1967
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

19.

Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
May 27, 1963
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

17.

Sly & The Family Stone - Stand!
May 3, 1969
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

16.

Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
November 1, 1968
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

15.

The Band - The Band
September 22, 1969
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

14.

The Beatles - Abbey Road
September 26, 1969
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

Abbey Road would’ve been the perfect swan song for a monumental musical career.

12.

The Band - Music from Big Pink
July 1, 1968
Critic Score
95
5 reviews
Original Source: http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2012/05/the-60-best-albums-of-the-1960s.html
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