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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 33,000 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:2,746 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:141,143
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,381 votes)
Comments: 358 comments
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2.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,359 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:46,683
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:36
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,577 votes)
Comments: 150 comments
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3.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,390 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:46,148
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,034 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,268 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:38,509
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:51
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,550 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,232 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:35,668
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,915 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:876 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:22,785
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,164 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:697 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,038
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:169
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,089 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:547 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:14,013
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  75/100 (805 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:678 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:13,449
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:192
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:550 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:12,235
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  81/100 (713 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Steppenwolf 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
The Beatles 3 0%
Freddie Hubbard 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 450 52%
United Kingdom 205 24%
Brazil 27 3%
Germany 23 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Canada 19 2%
Jamaica 15 2%
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