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List of Billboard number-one R&B albums of the 1960s

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These are the albums that reached number one on the Billboard R&B Albums chart during the 1960s. The chart debuted in the issue dated January 30, 1965.

Chart historyEdit

Contents
Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
1965
January 30 Where Did Our Love Go The Supremes 1
February 6 Sam Cooke at the Copa Sam Cooke 3
February 27 Shake Sam Cooke 4
March 27 People Get Ready The Impressions 2
April 10 The Temptations Sing Smokey The Temptations 18
July 3 Four Tops The Four Tops 3
July 24 Shotgun Jr. Walker & the All-Stars 1
September 11 The In Crowd Ramsey Lewis Trio 12
October 30 Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul Otis Redding 1
December 11 The Temptin' Temptations The Temptations 15
1966
January 15 Going to a Go-Go Smokey Robinson and The Miracles 4
April 23 I Hear a Symphony The Supremes 1
April 30 Got My Mojo Workin' Jimmy Smith 2
May 14 Crying Time Ray Charles 1
May 21 Lou Rawls Live! Lou Rawls 12
July 30 Gettin' Ready The Temptations 6
August 20 Hold On, I'm Comin' Sam and Dave 1
October 1 Soulin' Lou Rawls 9
October 22 The Supremes A' Go-Go The Supremes 4
December 31 Greatest Hits The Temptations 9
1967
February 4 Four Tops Live Four Tops 1
March 11 The Supremes Sing Holland–Dozier–Holland The Supremes 3
April 1 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at 'The Club' Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 1
April 8 Temptations Live! The Temptations 3
April 29 I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Aretha Franklin 14
July 15 Revenge Bill Cosby 2
July 29 Here Where There Is Love Dionne Warwick 2
September 2 The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul The Temptations 1
September 9 Aretha Arrives Aretha Franklin 5
October 14 Greatest Hits Diana Ross and The Supremes 12
1968
January 6 The Temptations in a Mellow Mood The Temptations 7
February 24 The History of Otis Redding Otis Redding 1
March 2 Lady Soul Aretha Franklin 16
April 20 The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding 3
June 22 The Temptations Wish It Would Rain The Temptations 2
July 27 Aretha Now Aretha Franklin 17
September 14 The Temptations Wish It Would Rain The Temptations 1
November 23 Hickory Holler Revisited O. C. Smith 1
December 7 Special Occasion Smokey Robinson and The Miracles 2
December 21 Diana Ross & the Supremes Join The Temptations Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Temptations 4
1969
January 18 TCB Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Temptations 6
March 1 Soul '69 Aretha Franklin 4
March 29 Cloud Nine The Temptations 13
June 21 M.P.G. Marvin Gaye 2
July 12 My Whole World Ended David Ruffin 2
July 26 Aretha's Gold Aretha Franklin 4
August 23 Hot Buttered Soul Isaac Hayes 10
November 1 Puzzle People The Temptations 15

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