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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 And Crazy Horse.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,205 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:118,790
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,563 votes)
Comments: 266 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,072 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:38,120
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,550 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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3.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,038 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:34,736
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:41
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,130 votes)
Comments: 113 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:998 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:33,221
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:45
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,176 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:922 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:29,252
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:56
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,451 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:633 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:17,732
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (853 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:528 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:13,347
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  81/100 (842 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:11,631
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:173
Average Rating:  75/100 (617 votes)
Comments: 111 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:499 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:10,441
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:199
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:439 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:10,418
Rank in 1960s34Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  82/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
The Beatles 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
The Byrds 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
Steppenwolf 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 360 51%
United Kingdom 185 26%
Germany 19 3%
Mixed Nationality 19 3%
Brazil 17 2%
Canada 15 2%
France 14 2%
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