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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 Neil Young And Crazy Horse.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,724 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:97,255
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: 91/100 (1,890 votes)
Comments: 203 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:855 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:31,592
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,125 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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3.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:802 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:28,425
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: 85/100 (875 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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4.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:737 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:25,097
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:48
Average Rating: 87/100 (796 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:727 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:23,966
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,067 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:13,924
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: 86/100 (614 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:11,480
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:136
Average Rating: 81/100 (647 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:9,916
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:168
Average Rating: 75/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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9.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:328 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:9,152
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:180
Average Rating: 82/100 (418 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:7,968
Rank in 1960s38Overall Rank:211
Average Rating: 84/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 223 52%
United Kingdom 114 27%
Germany 12 3%
Canada 11 3%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
Brazil 9 2%
Netherlands 6 1%
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