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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 23,000 greatest album charts.

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

After The Gold RushCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:816 charts
Rank in 1970:1Rank Score:23,658
Rank in 1970s22Overall Rank:77
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (993 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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2.

ParanoidUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:818 charts
Rank in 1970:2Rank Score:22,718
Rank in 1970s24Overall Rank:81
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,072 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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3.

Bridge Over Troubled WaterUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1970Appears in:660 charts
Rank in 1970:3Rank Score:17,135
Rank in 1970s29Overall Rank:113
Average Rating:  84/100 (835 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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4.

John Lennon/Plastic Ono BandUnited Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1970Appears in:630 charts
Rank in 1970:4Rank Score:17,037
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:114
Average Rating:  84/100 (770 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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5.

Led Zeppelin IIIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1970Appears in:601 charts
Rank in 1970:5Rank Score:16,219
Rank in 1970s32Overall Rank:120
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,146 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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6.

MoondanceUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1970Appears in:537 charts
Rank in 1970:6Rank Score:14,201
Rank in 1970s37Overall Rank:140
Average Rating:  83/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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7.

All Things Must PassUnited Kingdom George Harrison
Year of Release:1970Appears in:519 charts
Rank in 1970:7Rank Score:12,939
Rank in 1970s39Overall Rank:158
Average Rating:  84/100 (655 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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8.

Fun HouseUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1970Appears in:458 charts
Rank in 1970:8Rank Score:11,101
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:186
Average Rating:  84/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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9.

Layla And Other Assorted Love SongsMixed Nationality Derek & The Dominos
Year of Release:1970Appears in:409 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:10,747
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:193
Average Rating:  81/100 (548 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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10.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 1970:10Rank Score:10,725
Rank in 1970s49Overall Rank:194
Average Rating:  82/100 (674 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
The Upsetters 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
Miles Davis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 316 43%
United Kingdom 231 31%
Germany 27 4%
Brazil 23 3%
Italy 18 2%
Canada 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 2%
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