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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:2,629 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:136,858
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,171 votes)
Comments: 336 comments
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2.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,290 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:44,482
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:36
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,467 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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3.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,312 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:44,071
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,919 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,218 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:37,709
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:48
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,467 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,160 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:33,983
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,799 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:826 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:21,686
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,090 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:669 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,074
Rank in 1960s28Overall Rank:158
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,038 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:514 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:13,343
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:185
Average Rating:  75/100 (763 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:650 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:12,731
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:192
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:531 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:11,756
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:214
Average Rating:  81/100 (690 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
The Beatles 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
Canned Heat 3 0%
Aretha Franklin 3 0%
Fleetwood Mac 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 426 52%
United Kingdom 197 24%
Germany 23 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 3%
Brazil 21 3%
Canada 18 2%
Jamaica 15 2%
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