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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Simon And Garfunkel, 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:277 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:7,322
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:206
Average Rating: 82/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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12.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:6,697
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:224
Average Rating: 80/100 (296 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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13.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:6,339
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:236
Average Rating: 83/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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14.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:5,973
Rank in 1970s66Overall Rank:251
Average Rating: 83/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:5,939
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:254
Average Rating: 83/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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16.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:5,472
Rank in 1970s72Overall Rank:272
Average Rating: 84/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:4,227
Rank in 1970s96Overall Rank:339
Average Rating: 81/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:3,906
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:365
Average Rating: 79/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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19.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:3,547
Rank in 1970s108Overall Rank:406
Average Rating: 83/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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20.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:3,289
Rank in 1970s111Overall Rank:434
Average Rating: 79/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
Syd Barrett 2 0%
The Beatles 2 0%
Iron Butterfly 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 183 45%
United Kingdom 131 32%
Germany 17 4%
Canada 10 2%
Brazil 10 2%
Italy 9 2%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
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