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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 23,000 greatest album charts.

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

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,254 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:121,188
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,600 votes)
Comments: 276 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,094 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:38,795
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,583 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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3.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,053 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:35,701
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:41
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,159 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,012 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:33,423
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:45
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,195 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:937 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:29,338
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,484 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:655 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:18,034
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:110
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (870 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:542 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:13,516
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:152
Average Rating:  81/100 (860 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:11,540
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:176
Average Rating:  75/100 (635 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:524 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:11,051
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:185
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (576 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:10,465
Rank in 1960s34Overall Rank:202
Average Rating:  82/100 (583 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Art Ensemble Of Chicago 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
The Beatles 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 368 51%
United Kingdom 187 26%
Germany 19 3%
Mixed Nationality 19 3%
Canada 16 2%
Brazil 15 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
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