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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 26,000 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:2,419 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:128,338
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,830 votes)
Comments: 304 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,201 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:42,122
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,737 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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3.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,156 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:39,838
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,293 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,098 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:35,386
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:46
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,321 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,045 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:31,647
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,624 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:733 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:19,770
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (978 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:605 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:14,377
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:150
Average Rating:  81/100 (943 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:460 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:12,614
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:175
Average Rating:  75/100 (697 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:567 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:11,519
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:195
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (642 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:489 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:11,110
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:205
Average Rating:  82/100 (644 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Freddie Hubbard 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
The Beatles 3 0%
Art Ensemble Of Chicago 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 398 52%
United Kingdom 193 25%
Germany 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
Brazil 14 2%
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