Readers’ Rock List: 1969 Albums

August 17th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Last week, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock and a landmark year in rock history, we asked for readers’ favorite LPs from 1969. We had our money on the Beatles’ Abbey Road, but in the end Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin II nabbed the most votes, finishing atop a masterpiece-filled list that includes legendary albums by the Velvet Underground, Bob Dylan and Captain Beefheart. Check out the full list of the reader-selected best albums from 1969:

1. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
2. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II
3. The Beatles – Abbey Road
4. The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed
5. The Who – Tommy
6. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground
7. Neil Young with Crazy Horse – Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
8. The Stooges – The Stooges
9. The Band – The Band
10. Bob Dylan – Nashville Skyline
11. Blind Faith – Blind Faith
12. The Kinks – Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)
13. MC5 – Kick Out the Jams
14. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Trout Mask Replica
15. Sly & the Family Stone – Stand!


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