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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 37,000 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:2,948 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:148,714
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,642 votes)
Comments: 383 comments
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2.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,500 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:50,770
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,743 votes)
Comments: 169 comments
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3.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,516 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:49,133
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,198 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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4.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,379 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:40,575
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,673 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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5.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,348 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:38,104
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:56
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,054 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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6.

The Velvet UndergroundUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1969Appears in:939 charts
Rank in 1969:6Rank Score:23,467
Rank in 1960s22Overall Rank:106
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,270 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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7.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:761 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,659
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:174
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,179 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

Trout Mask ReplicaUnited States Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:594 charts
Rank in 1969:8Rank Score:14,613
Rank in 1960s32Overall Rank:186
Average Rating:  75/100 (865 votes)
Comments: 145 comments
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9.

Five Leaves LeftUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1969Appears in:731 charts
Rank in 1969:9Rank Score:14,349
Rank in 1960s33Overall Rank:193
Average Rating:  84/100 (819 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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10.

The BandCanada The Band
Year of Release:1969Appears in:611 charts
Rank in 1969:10Rank Score:13,121
Rank in 1960s35Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  81/100 (771 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of 1969 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 10 1%
Savoy Brown 3 0%
Freddie Hubbard 3 0%
Pink Floyd 3 0%
Fairport Convention 3 0%
Don Cherry 3 0%
The Isley Brothers 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 468 52%
United Kingdom 214 24%
Brazil 28 3%
Germany 26 3%
Canada 23 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 3%
Jamaica 17 2%
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