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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 23,000 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, Grateful Dead, The Beatles and The Stooges.
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11.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:10,631
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  82/100 (685 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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12.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:10,229
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:204
Average Rating:  84/100 (582 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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13.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:8,990
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  80/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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14.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:8,342
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  84/100 (505 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:393 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:8,231
Rank in 1970s64Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  83/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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16.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:7,903
Rank in 1970s68Overall Rank:266
Average Rating:  82/100 (493 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:332 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:6,548
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:314
Average Rating:  83/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:5,528
Rank in 1970s96Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  80/100 (365 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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19.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:210 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,524
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:438
Average Rating:  80/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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AbraxasUnited States Santana
Year of Release:1970Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:4,205
Rank in 1970s117Overall Rank:469
Average Rating:  81/100 (338 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
The Incredible String Band 3 0%
The Beatles 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
The Upsetters 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 312 43%
United Kingdom 233 32%
Germany 27 4%
Brazil 22 3%
Italy 17 2%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
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