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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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11.

Layla And Other Assorted Love SongsMixed Nationality Derek & The Dominos
Year of Release:1970Appears in:293 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:7,801
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:210
Average Rating: 81/100 (381 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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12.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:7,177
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:228
Average Rating: 80/100 (317 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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13.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:7,175
Rank in 1970s57Overall Rank:229
Average Rating: 83/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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14.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:6,548
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:250
Average Rating: 83/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:6,206
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:261
Average Rating: 83/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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16.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:6,104
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:266
Average Rating: 84/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:4,848
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:319
Average Rating: 82/100 (357 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:4,229
Rank in 1970s99Overall Rank:366
Average Rating: 79/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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19.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:3,727
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:419
Average Rating: 83/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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20.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:3,548
Rank in 1970s111Overall Rank:437
Average Rating: 79/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 6 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%
Black Sabbath 2 0%
Melanie 2 0%
Van Morrison 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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