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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 25,000 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 Frank Zappa.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,339 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:125,524
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,738 votes)
Comments: 293 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,150 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:40,700
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,675 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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3.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,105 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:38,049
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,236 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,057 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:34,748
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:44
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,260 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:994 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:30,791
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,567 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:697 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:19,203
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (934 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:571 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:13,967
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  81/100 (913 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:12,372
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  75/100 (670 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:543 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:11,200
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:197
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:10,781
Rank in 1960s34Overall Rank:204
Average Rating:  82/100 (614 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Art Ensemble Of Chicago 3 0%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 382 52%
United Kingdom 187 26%
Germany 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
Brazil 14 2%
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