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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 36,000 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, Frank Zappa and The Band.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,911 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:147,842
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,582 votes)
Comments: 376 comments
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2.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,460 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:49,404
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,697 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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3.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,491 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:48,897
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,153 votes)
Comments: 132 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,354 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:39,844
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,642 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,325 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:37,627
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,016 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:928 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:22,898
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,239 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:746 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,653
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,153 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:584 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:14,593
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  75/100 (848 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:717 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:14,275
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  84/100 (797 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:596 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:12,706
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  81/100 (756 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
Canned Heat 3 0%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Art Ensemble Of Chicago 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 463 52%
United Kingdom 210 24%
Brazil 28 3%
Germany 24 3%
Canada 23 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
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