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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 26,000 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:515 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:11,170
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:202
Average Rating:  83/100 (772 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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12.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:10,907
Rank in 1970s55Overall Rank:214
Average Rating:  84/100 (648 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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13.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:9,740
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  80/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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14.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:454 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:9,283
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  84/100 (558 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:427 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:8,594
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:261
Average Rating:  84/100 (535 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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16.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:396 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:8,487
Rank in 1970s71Overall Rank:267
Average Rating:  83/100 (530 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:7,076
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:319
Average Rating:  83/100 (627 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:5,740
Rank in 1970s99Overall Rank:381
Average Rating:  80/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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19.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,950
Rank in 1970s108Overall Rank:436
Average Rating:  80/100 (368 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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AbraxasUnited States Santana
Year of Release:1970Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:4,481
Rank in 1970s121Overall Rank:480
Average Rating:  81/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 337 43%
United Kingdom 235 30%
Germany 27 3%
Brazil 25 3%
Italy 18 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
Canada 16 2%
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