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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 14,000 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:542 charts
Rank in 1970:1Rank Score:17,448
Rank in 1970s21Overall Rank:74
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2.

ParanoidUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:543 charts
Rank in 1970:2Rank Score:16,517
Rank in 1970s23Overall Rank:79
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3.

John Lennon/Plastic Ono BandUnited Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1970Appears in:416 charts
Rank in 1970:3Rank Score:13,200
Rank in 1970s28Overall Rank:105
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Bridge Over Troubled WaterUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1970Appears in:435 charts
Rank in 1970:4Rank Score:12,802
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:111
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5.

Led Zeppelin IIIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1970Appears in:405 charts
Rank in 1970:5Rank Score:12,734
Rank in 1970s31Overall Rank:112
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6.

MoondanceUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1970Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 1970:6Rank Score:10,904
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:127
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7.

All Things Must PassUnited Kingdom George Harrison
Year of Release:1970Appears in:365 charts
Rank in 1970:7Rank Score:10,136
Rank in 1970s39Overall Rank:140
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8.

Fun HouseUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1970Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 1970:8Rank Score:8,747
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:168
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9.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:306 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:8,193
Rank in 1970s45Overall Rank:180
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Let It BeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1970Appears in:344 charts
Rank in 1970:10Rank Score:8,010
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:183
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 3 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Allen Toussaint 2 0%
Badfinger 2 0%
Trees 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 183 45%
United Kingdom 131 32%
Germany 17 4%
Canada 10 2%
Brazil 9 2%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
Italy 9 2%
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