100 Greatest Albums of 1967

Criteria: These albums were chosen for their initial and lasting popularity and their influence and impact on rock music in general. Also considered is critical acclaim. The list includes rock and roll and related genres that were influential on rock music.

Note: Yearly album lists go by earliest 'release date'. Not necessarily the year an album peaked in the U.S. charts.

1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles
2. Are You Experienced
Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. The Doors
The Doors
4. I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You
Aretha Franklin
5. Velvet Underground And Nico
The Velvet Underground
6. Axis: Bold As Love
Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. Disraeli Gears
8. Surrealistic Pillow
Jefferson Airplane
9. Days Of Future Passed
The Moody Blues
10. Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles
11. Forever Changes
12. Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
Pink Floyd
13. Buffalo Springfield Again
Buffalo Springfield
14. Strange Days
The Doors
15. Younger Than Yesterday
The Byrds
16. The Who Sell Out
The Who
17. You've Got My Mind Messed Up
James Carr
18. Something Else
The Kinks
19. Walk Away Renée/Pretty Ballerina
The Left Banke
20. Moby Grape
Moby Grape
21. Flowers
Rolling Stones
22. Mr. Fantasy
23. The Wicked Pickett
Wilson Pickett
24. Reach Out
The Four Tops
25. John Wesley Harding
Bob Dylan
26. Electric Music for the Mind and Body
Country Joe & The Fish
27. Bee Gees 1st
Bee Gees
28. Get It While You Can
Howard Tate
29. Soul Men
Sam & Dave
30. The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland
The Supremes
31. Songs of Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen
32. Between The Buttons
Rolling Stones
33. Procol Harum/A Whiter Shade of Pale
Procol Harum
34. After Bathing At Baxter's
Jefferson Airplane
35. Safe as Milk
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
36. The Sound of Wilson Pickett
Wilson Pickett
37. Absolutely Free
The Mothers of Invention
38. Smiley Smile
The Beach Boys
39. Easter Everywhere
13th Floor Elevators
40. With a Lot o' Soul
The Temptations
41. The Time Has Come
Chambers Brothers
42. I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die
Country Joe & The Fish
43. Small Faces/There Are But Four Small Faces
The Small Faces
44. Goodbye and Hello
Tim Buckley
45. Tangerine Dream
46. Their Satanic Majesties Request
The Rolling Stones
47. Headquarters
The Monkees
48. More of The Monkees
The Monkees
49. Aretha Arrives
Aretha Franklin
50. James Brown Sings Raw Soul
James Brown

51. Live in Europe
Otis Redding
52. Tim Hardin 2
Tim Hardin
53. The Soul of a Bell
William Bell
54. King & Queen
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
55. United
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
56. Higher and Higher
Jackie Wilson
57. A Gift from a Flower to a Garden
58. Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.
The Monkees
59. No Way Out
The Chocolate Watchband
60. Underground
The Electric Prunes
61. Part One
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
62. The Parable of Arable Land
The Red Crayola
63. A Hard Road
John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers
64. Butterfly
The Hollies
65. Evolution
The Hollies
66. Gene Clark With The Gosdin Brothers
Gene Clark
67. Cauldron
Fifty Foot Hose
68. More Than a New Discovery/The First Songs
Laura Nyro
69. The Electric Prunes/I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)
The Electric Prunes
70. Studio
71. Ten Years After
Ten Years After
72. We Are Paintermen
The Creation
73. Power Plant
The Golden Dawn
74. Canned Heat
Canned Heat
75. Big Brother & The Holding Company
Big Brother & the Holding Company
76. Knock On Wood
Eddie Floyd
77. Wild Honey
The Beach Boys
78. Gimme Some Lovin'
The Spencer Davis Group
79. Friday on My Mind
The Easybeats
80. Future
The Seeds
81. Mellow Yellow
82. We Are Ever So Clean
Blossom Toes
83. Make It Happen
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
84. The Five Stairsteps
The Five Stairsteps
85. The Intruders Are Together
The Intruders
86. Groovin'
The Rascals
87. Pandemonium Shadow Show
88. Winds of Change
Eric Burdon & the Animals
89. Vanilla Fudge
Vanilla Fudge
90. But It's Alright
J.J. Jackson
91. Hypnotized
Linda Jones
92. Soul Finger
93. Hip Hug-Her
Booker T. & The M.G.'s
94. Clear Light
Clear Light
95. The Great Conspiracy
The Peanut Butter Conspiracy
96. Dry Your Eyes
Brenda and the Tabulations
97. Incense and Peppermints
Strawberry Alarm Clock
98. Happy Together
The Turtles
99. The Queen Alone
Carla Thomas
100. Sock It To Me!
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1967
Bruce's choice - An unheralded great album from 1967
* I Think We're Alone Now
Tommy James & The Shondells

Adam's choice:
* It's Smoke Time
The Smoke

Lew's choice:
* The Merry-Go-Round
The Merry-Go-Round

Brett's choice:
* Bed Sitter Images
Al Stewart
1966   |   1968