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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 24,000 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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11.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:10,775
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:199
Average Rating:  82/100 (714 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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12.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:425 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:10,478
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:204
Average Rating:  84/100 (599 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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13.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:9,341
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  80/100 (475 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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14.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:8,567
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  84/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:8,455
Rank in 1970s64Overall Rank:248
Average Rating:  83/100 (506 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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16.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:8,120
Rank in 1970s68Overall Rank:263
Average Rating:  82/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:6,615
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:319
Average Rating:  83/100 (573 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:5,412
Rank in 1970s97Overall Rank:382
Average Rating:  80/100 (375 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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19.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,549
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:444
Average Rating:  80/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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AbraxasUnited States Santana
Year of Release:1970Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:4,283
Rank in 1970s117Overall Rank:470
Average Rating:  81/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 314 43%
United Kingdom 233 32%
Germany 27 4%
Brazil 23 3%
Italy 18 2%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
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