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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 30,000 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:2,607 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:135,689
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,136 votes)
Comments: 329 comments
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2.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,288 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:44,294
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:36
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,449 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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3.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,309 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:43,881
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,894 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,204 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:37,330
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:48
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,449 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,158 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:33,781
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,777 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:821 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:21,544
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,077 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:669 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,044
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:156
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,029 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:509 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:13,025
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:188
Average Rating:  75/100 (750 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:644 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:12,635
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:193
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (695 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:526 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:11,701
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:212
Average Rating:  81/100 (684 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
The Beatles 3 0%
Canned Heat 3 0%
Freddie Hubbard 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 423 52%
United Kingdom 195 24%
Germany 23 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Brazil 20 2%
Canada 18 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
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