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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:2,422 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:128,460
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,837 votes)
Comments: 304 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,202 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:42,133
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,738 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:39,840
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,294 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,099 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:35,390
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:1,046 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:31,651
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:735 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:19,797
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:606 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:14,370
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:12,621
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:174
Average Rating:  75/100 (695 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:568 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:11,521
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:196
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:204
Average Rating:  82/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
The Byrds 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
Steppenwolf 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 398 52%
United Kingdom 194 25%
Germany 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 16 2%
Brazil 14 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
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