Wednesday, January 3, 2001

McQ's Favorite Albums Of 1968

Last updated 10.08.2015


1. Astral Weeks - Van MorrisonAs timeless as rock albums come, this beautiful meditation on life, love, and troubling passions is an enduring classic and the best record of Morrison's career.

2. White Light/White Heat - The Velvet Underground
3. Beggars Banquet - The Rolling Stones
4. The White Album - The Beatles
5. Gris-Gris - Dr. John

6. Steppenwolf
7. Electric Ladyland - Jimi Hendrix Experience
8. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society
9. Traffic
10. Music From The Big Pink - The Band
11. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo - The Byrds
12. Odessey & Oracle - The Zombies

13. Child Is The Father To The Man - Blood Sweat & Tears
14. Cheap Thrills - Big Brother And The Holding Company
15. The Notorious Byrd Brothers - The Byrds
16. We're Only In It For The Money - The Mothers Of Invention
17. Ogdens' Nut Gone Flakes - The Small Faces
18. Truth - Jeff Beck
19. The Circle Game - Tom Rush

20. The Soft Machine
21. Wheels Of Fire - Cream
22. Shine On Brightly - Procul Harum

1968 Albums Of Critical Note I've Yet To Assess In Full
3 Compositions Of New Jazz - Anthony Braxton
A Beacon From Mars - Kaleidoscope
A Saucerful Of Secrets - Pink Floyd
Aretha Now - Aretha Franklin
Anthem Of The Sun - The Grateful Dead
At Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash
Balaklava - Pearls Before Swine
Begin - The Millennium
Boogie With Canned Heat
Bookends - Simon And Garfunkel
Caetano Veloso
Call Of The Valley - Shivkumar Sharma, Brijbushan Kabra & Hariprasad Chaurasia
Crown Of Creation - The Jefferson Airplane
Eli And The Thirteenth Confession - Laura Nyro
Elvis - Elvis Presley (TV Special Performance)
Hair - The Original Broadway Cast
Initials B. B. - Serge Gainsbourg
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vidda - Iron Butterfly
Lady Soul - Aretha Franklin
Live At The Apollo, Volume II - James Brown
Machine Gun - Peter Brotzman
Music In A Doll House - Family
Now He Sings, Now He Sobs - Chick Corea
Nefertiti - Miles Davis
Os Mutantes
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac
Randy Newman
Roots - The Everly Brothers
Sailor - The Steve Miller Band
Silver Apples
Song Cycle - Van Dyke Parks
Super Session - Bloomfield - Cooper - Stills
S. F. Sorrow - The Pretty Things
Tell Mama - Etta James
The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter - The Incredible String Band
The Immortal Otis Redding
The Inflated Tear - Rahsaan Roland Kirk
The Natch'l Blues - Taj Mahal
The United States Of America
Tropicalia Ou Panis Et Circencis - Various Artists
Vincebus Eruptum - Blue Cheer
Waiting For The Sun - The Doors
...And His Mother Called Him Bill - Duke Ellington

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