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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 Velvet Underground.
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11.

Let It BeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1970Appears in:538 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:10,484
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:198
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,133 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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12.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:406 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:9,898
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:210
Average Rating:  84/100 (561 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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13.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:308 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:8,938
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  81/100 (444 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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14.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:388 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:8,233
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  84/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:8,000
Rank in 1970s65Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  83/100 (470 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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16.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:7,833
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:261
Average Rating:  83/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:323 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:6,488
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  83/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:5,336
Rank in 1970s98Overall Rank:377
Average Rating:  80/100 (350 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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19.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,586
Rank in 1970s108Overall Rank:430
Average Rating:  80/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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AbraxasUnited States Santana
Year of Release:1970Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:4,134
Rank in 1970s116Overall Rank:465
Average Rating:  81/100 (324 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
The Incredible String Band 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
Miles Davis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 310 43%
United Kingdom 232 32%
Germany 26 4%
Brazil 23 3%
Italy 17 2%
Canada 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 2%
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