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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 27,000 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:2,449 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:129,565
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,879 votes)
Comments: 308 comments
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2.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,215 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:42,560
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,759 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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3.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,175 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:40,742
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,316 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,110 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:35,485
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:45
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,346 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,068 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:32,241
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,648 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:744 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:19,768
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:111
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (991 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:618 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:14,524
Rank in 1960s27Overall Rank:152
Average Rating:  81/100 (959 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:463 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:12,558
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:178
Average Rating:  75/100 (699 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:580 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:11,718
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:194
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (648 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:11,127
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  81/100 (647 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
The Byrds 3 0%
Steppenwolf 3 0%
Freddie Hubbard 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 399 52%
United Kingdom 194 25%
Germany 22 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 3%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
Brazil 14 2%
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