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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 22,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Simon And Garfunkel, Led Zeppelin, John Lennon, Van Morrison, George Harrison, Grateful Dead, The Beatles and The Stooges.
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11.

Layla And Other Assorted Love SongsMixed Nationality Derek & The Dominos
Year of Release:1970Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:9,771
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:201
Average Rating:  81/100 (505 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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12.

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:382 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:9,311
Rank in 1970s53Overall Rank:213
Average Rating:  83/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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13.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:8,488
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  81/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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14.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:7,840
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  84/100 (457 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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15.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:7,811
Rank in 1970s65Overall Rank:254
Average Rating:  83/100 (453 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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16.

Bryter LayterUnited Kingdom Nick Drake
Year of Release:1970Appears in:361 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:7,612
Rank in 1970s68Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  83/100 (443 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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17.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:307 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:6,311
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:304
Average Rating:  82/100 (508 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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18.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:4,782
Rank in 1970s103Overall Rank:404
Average Rating:  80/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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19.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,555
Rank in 1970s105Overall Rank:417
Average Rating:  80/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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AbraxasUnited States Santana
Year of Release:1970Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:4,054
Rank in 1970s116Overall Rank:458
Average Rating:  80/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 12 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 Move 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
Miles Davis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 299 43%
United Kingdom 228 33%
Brazil 24 3%
Germany 24 3%
Canada 14 2%
Italy 14 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 2%
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