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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 17,000 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 Beatles.
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11.

Layla And Other Assorted Love SongsMixed Nationality Derek & The Dominos
Year of Release:1970Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:8,331
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:204
Average Rating:  82/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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12.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:7,389
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:232
Average Rating:  80/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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13.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:274 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:7,385
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  83/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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14.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:6,737
Rank in 1970s64Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  83/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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15.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:6,602
Rank in 1970s65Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  83/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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16.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:6,378
Rank in 1970s69Overall Rank:265
Average Rating:  84/100 (355 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:5,031
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:322
Average Rating:  82/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:4,270
Rank in 1970s103Overall Rank:382
Average Rating:  79/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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19.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:3,701
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:434
Average Rating:  83/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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20.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:3,634
Rank in 1970s110Overall Rank:441
Average Rating:  79/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
The Meters 2 0%
John Mayall 2 0%
Family 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 206 45%
United Kingdom 145 31%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 2%
Italy 11 2%
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