Three unforgettable LP's were unveiled in the record market in 1969 that will most likely never be forgotten.
Abbey Road by the Beatles had almost every song as a radio hit with references to Paul McCartney's death as well. Their innovativeness and melodic charm are cherished by millions.
In The Court of the Crimson King a band full of talent under the leadership of Robert Fripp pushed the boundaries of modern music with a form of fusion music with a haunting medieval accent to it was the first of the progressive rock bands to begin a new genre!
Pink Floyd trying to find its way in the aftermath of Syd Barret's untimely departure had floundered a bit and done two LP's made for film albums before solidifying their image as the all-time freak out band with the release of Ummagumma. This LP showcased the Floyd's surprising diversity from folk to hardcore rock to pure psychedelia. The album as all these recordings are attracting a new younger audience thirsting for truly creative music and musicianship..
Submitted for your edification. I consider myself blessed to have encountered this music when I was young.