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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:2,424 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:128,613
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,840 votes)
Comments: 304 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,203 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:42,223
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,740 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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3.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,157 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:39,881
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,296 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:35,324
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:46
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,320 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,046 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:31,633
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,626 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:735 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:19,814
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (979 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:606 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:14,369
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  81/100 (942 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:461 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:12,620
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:175
Average Rating:  75/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:569 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:11,630
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:192
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:11,114
Rank in 1960s34Overall Rank:205
Average Rating:  82/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Freddie Hubbard 3 0%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
Art Ensemble Of Chicago 3 0%
Canned Heat 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 400 52%
United Kingdom 194 25%
Germany 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
Brazil 14 2%
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