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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:2,921 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:148,220
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,586 votes)
Comments: 377 comments
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2.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,463 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:49,603
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,703 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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3.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,494 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:48,941
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,160 votes)
Comments: 133 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,358 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:39,958
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,646 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:37,659
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,023 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:929 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:23,109
Rank in 1960s23Overall Rank:108
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,245 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:747 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,666
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:173
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,158 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:14,595
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  75/100 (849 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:716 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:14,268
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  84/100 (799 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:599 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:12,732
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  81/100 (759 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Don Cherry 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
Creedence Clearwater Revival 3 0%
Canned Heat 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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