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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:2,771 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:141,761
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,421 votes)
Comments: 364 comments
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2.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,377 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:47,233
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:36
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,605 votes)
Comments: 157 comments
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3.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,403 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:46,704
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,063 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,283 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:38,629
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,565 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,252 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:36,119
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,939 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:885 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:22,827
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:105
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,179 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:701 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,096
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,101 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:555 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:14,176
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:183
Average Rating:  75/100 (812 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:682 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:13,615
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:193
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (759 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:562 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:12,501
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:213
Average Rating:  82/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
Canned Heat 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 456 53%
United Kingdom 204 24%
Brazil 27 3%
Germany 23 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Canada 20 2%
Jamaica 15 2%
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