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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:612 charts
Rank in 1970:1Rank Score:19,430
Rank in 1970s20Overall Rank:73
Average Rating: 86/100 (699 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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2.

ParanoidUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:606 charts
Rank in 1970:2Rank Score:17,878
Rank in 1970s23Overall Rank:78
Average Rating: 84/100 (758 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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3.

John Lennon/Plastic Ono BandUnited Kingdom John Lennon
Year of Release:1970Appears in:446 charts
Rank in 1970:3Rank Score:13,758
Rank in 1970s29Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: 84/100 (523 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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4.

Bridge Over Troubled WaterUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1970Appears in:475 charts
Rank in 1970:4Rank Score:13,558
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: 83/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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5.

Led Zeppelin IIIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1970Appears in:447 charts
Rank in 1970:5Rank Score:13,417
Rank in 1970s32Overall Rank:114
Average Rating: 83/100 (783 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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6.

MoondanceUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1970Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 1970:6Rank Score:11,613
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:129
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:397 charts
Rank in 1970:7Rank Score:10,808
Rank in 1970s39Overall Rank:141
Average Rating: 84/100 (459 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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8.

Fun HouseUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1970Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 1970:8Rank Score:9,588
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:170
Average Rating: 84/100 (417 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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9.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:336 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:8,763
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:183
Average Rating: 82/100 (481 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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10.

Let It BeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1970Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 1970:10Rank Score:8,643
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:186
Average Rating: 80/100 (794 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%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 196 44%
United Kingdom 141 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Italy 11 2%
Mixed Nationality 10 2%
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