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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 15,000 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:288 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:7,813
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:204
Average Rating: 82/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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12.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:7,127
Rank in 1970s57Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: 80/100 (313 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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13.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:259 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:7,003
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:228
Average Rating: 83/100 (365 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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14.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:6,293
Rank in 1970s64Overall Rank:253
Average Rating: 83/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:6,177
Rank in 1970s68Overall Rank:259
Average Rating: 83/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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16.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:5,913
Rank in 1970s71Overall Rank:269
Average Rating: 84/100 (325 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:4,655
Rank in 1970s91Overall Rank:323
Average Rating: 82/100 (347 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:4,166
Rank in 1970s100Overall Rank:365
Average Rating: 79/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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19.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:3,749
Rank in 1970s107Overall Rank:409
Average Rating: 83/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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20.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:3,522
Rank in 1970s110Overall Rank:432
Average Rating: 79/100 (213 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%
John & Beverley Martyn 2 0%
Trees 2 0%
The Mothers of Invention 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 187 44%
United Kingdom 137 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Italy 11 3%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
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