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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 20,000 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 Beatles.
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11.

Layla And Other Assorted Love SongsMixed Nationality Derek & The Dominos
Year of Release:1970Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:9,107
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:203
Average Rating:  81/100 (462 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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12.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:8,574
Rank in 1970s53Overall Rank:219
Average Rating:  83/100 (470 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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13.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:7,806
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  80/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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14.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:322 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:7,487
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:246
Average Rating:  83/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:7,430
Rank in 1970s64Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  83/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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16.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:7,231
Rank in 1970s66Overall Rank:254
Average Rating:  84/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:5,649
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:317
Average Rating:  82/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:4,491
Rank in 1970s104Overall Rank:402
Average Rating:  80/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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19.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:3,934
Rank in 1970s112Overall Rank:448
Average Rating:  83/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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20.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:3,927
Rank in 1970s113Overall Rank:449
Average Rating:  80/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
The Doors 3 1%
James Brown 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
Cat Stevens 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 249 44%
United Kingdom 180 32%
Germany 22 4%
Brazil 19 3%
Italy 14 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 2%
Canada 12 2%
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