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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:291 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:7,763
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:210
Average Rating: 81/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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12.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:7,219
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:225
Average Rating: 80/100 (316 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:7,185
Rank in 1970s57Overall Rank:227
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:259 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:6,572
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:249
Average Rating: 83/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:6,189
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:260
Average Rating: 82/100 (318 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:6,090
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:265
Average Rating: 84/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:4,814
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:320
Average Rating: 82/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:4,218
Rank in 1970s100Overall Rank:367
Average Rating: 79/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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19.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:3,718
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:419
Average Rating: 83/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 18 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:3,550
Rank in 1970s111Overall Rank:435
Average Rating: 79/100 (222 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%
Allen Toussaint 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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