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Best Albums of 1969

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1969 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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1969 year summaryThe best artists of 1969 were The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, King Crimson, The Velvet Underground, The Who, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, The Band, Nick Drake and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,726 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:97,497
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: 91/100 (1,897 votes)
Comments: 204 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:860 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:31,800
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,132 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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3.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:805 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:28,571
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: 85/100 (877 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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4.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:733 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:25,126
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:48
Average Rating: 87/100 (800 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:732 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:24,143
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,073 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:477 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:14,187
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: 86/100 (621 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:436 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:11,571
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:136
Average Rating: 82/100 (650 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:10,017
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:167
Average Rating: 75/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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9.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:9,185
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:181
Average Rating: 82/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:339 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:8,019
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:211
Average Rating: 84/100 (405 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 1%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 1%
Marvin Gaye 3 1%
Fleetwood Mac 3 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 1%
Pink Floyd 3 1%
Fairport Convention 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 222 51%
United Kingdom 115 27%
Germany 12 3%
Canada 11 3%
Brazil 9 2%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
Netherlands 6 1%
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