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Best Albums of 1970

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, John Lennon, Simon And Garfunkel, Led Zeppelin, Van Morrison, George Harrison, The Stooges, Grateful Dead and The Velvet Underground.
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1.

After The Gold RushCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:608 charts
Rank in 1970:1Rank Score:19,176
Rank in 1970s21Overall Rank:74
Average Rating: 86/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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2.

ParanoidUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:601 charts
Rank in 1970:2Rank Score:17,584
Rank in 1970s23Overall Rank:80
Average Rating: 84/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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3.

John Lennon/Plastic Ono BandUnited Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1970Appears in:449 charts
Rank in 1970:3Rank Score:13,816
Rank in 1970s29Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: 84/100 (528 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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4.

Bridge Over Troubled WaterUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1970Appears in:478 charts
Rank in 1970:4Rank Score:13,577
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: 83/100 (583 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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5.

Led Zeppelin IIIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1970Appears in:449 charts
Rank in 1970:5Rank Score:13,485
Rank in 1970s31Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: 83/100 (789 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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6.

MoondanceUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1970Appears in:391 charts
Rank in 1970:6Rank Score:11,509
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:131
Average Rating: 83/100 (463 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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7.

All Things Must PassUnited Kingdom George Harrison
Year of Release:1970Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 1970:7Rank Score:10,809
Rank in 1970s39Overall Rank:141
Average Rating: 84/100 (463 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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8.

Fun HouseUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1970Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 1970:8Rank Score:9,575
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:171
Average Rating: 84/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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9.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:8,748
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:182
Average Rating: 82/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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10.

Let It BeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1970Appears in:382 charts
Rank in 1970:10Rank Score:8,697
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:185
Average Rating: 80/100 (799 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Skaldowie 2 0%
Free 2 0%
Melanie 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 197 45%
United Kingdom 141 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Italy 11 2%
Mixed Nationality 10 2%
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