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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 22,000 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, The Band, Nick Drake and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,091 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:114,408
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,406 votes)
Comments: 255 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,035 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:37,062
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,457 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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3.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:976 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:33,206
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:41
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,063 votes)
Comments: 107 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:954 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:31,976
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:45
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,099 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:883 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:28,281
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,359 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:597 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:17,281
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (795 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:515 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:13,073
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:147
Average Rating:  81/100 (794 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:401 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:11,411
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:169
Average Rating:  75/100 (583 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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9.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:10,189
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:193
Average Rating:  82/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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10.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:469 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:9,808
Rank in 1960s34Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  84/100 (525 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
The Beatles 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 338 50%
United Kingdom 180 27%
Germany 18 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 3%
Brazil 15 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
Canada 13 2%
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