Recordings: The Top Ten

What were the top hit LPs of 1968? Billboard magazine this week prints a chart of the 100 albums that dominated its bestseller lists during the year, as measured by rank and staying power. Predictably, there are no classical — and few jazz — releases among them. It was a year for pop albums, especially for those by the Beatles (of course) and by Simon & Garfunkel. Both had two releases in the magazine's Big Ten:

1. Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced

2. Simon & Garfunkel: The Graduate

3. Cream: Disraeli Gears

4. The Beatles: Magical Mystery...

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