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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, Led Zeppelin, Simon And Garfunkel, Van Morrison, George Harrison, Grateful Dead, The Stooges and The Velvet Underground.
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11.

Layla And Other Assorted Love SongsMixed Nationality Derek & The Dominos
Year of Release:1970Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:7,760
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:203
Average Rating: 82/100 (361 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:7,145
Rank in 1970s57Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: 81/100 (308 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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13.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:7,004
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:227
Average Rating: 83/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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14.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:6,265
Rank in 1970s65Overall Rank:254
Average Rating: 83/100 (308 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:6,137
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:257
Average Rating: 82/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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16.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:5,879
Rank in 1970s71Overall Rank:268
Average Rating: 84/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:206 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:4,649
Rank in 1970s91Overall Rank:321
Average Rating: 82/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:4,082
Rank in 1970s100Overall Rank:367
Average Rating: 79/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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19.

Live At LeedsUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1970Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:3,783
Rank in 1970s106Overall Rank:402
Average Rating: 83/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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20.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:3,524
Rank in 1970s110Overall Rank:427
Average Rating: 79/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Canned Heat 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Skaldowie 2 0%
Free 2 0%
John Mayall 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 186 44%
United Kingdom 136 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Italy 10 2%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
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