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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, Simon And Garfunkel, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Van Morrison, George Harrison, Grateful Dead, The Stooges and Derek & The Dominos.
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11.

Let It BeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1970Appears in:554 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:10,693
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:196
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,150 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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12.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:9,991
Rank in 1970s53Overall Rank:209
Average Rating:  84/100 (578 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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13.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:8,917
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  81/100 (453 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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14.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:8,273
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:248
Average Rating:  84/100 (501 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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15.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:390 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:8,120
Rank in 1970s64Overall Rank:253
Average Rating:  83/100 (485 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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16.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:361 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:7,965
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:260
Average Rating:  83/100 (490 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:6,621
Rank in 1970s86Overall Rank:308
Average Rating:  83/100 (554 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:5,534
Rank in 1970s96Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  80/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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19.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:211 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,588
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:432
Average Rating:  80/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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AbraxasUnited States Santana
Year of Release:1970Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:4,199
Rank in 1970s116Overall Rank:466
Average Rating:  81/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
The Move 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
Miles Davis 3 0%
Canned Heat 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 315 43%
United Kingdom 232 31%
Germany 27 4%
Brazil 23 3%
Italy 18 2%
Canada 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 2%
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