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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 16,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
41.

YetiGermany Amon Düül II
Year of Release:1970Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1970:41Rank Score:976
Rank in 1970s299Overall Rank:1,374
Average Rating: 78/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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42.

Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1970Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1970:42Rank Score:927
Rank in 1970s313Overall Rank:1,437
Average Rating: 76/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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43.

John Barleycorn Must DieUnited Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1970Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1970:43Rank Score:913
Rank in 1970s318Overall Rank:1,461
Average Rating: 76/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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44.

Emerson, Lake & PalmerUnited Kingdom Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Year of Release:1970Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1970:44Rank Score:882
Rank in 1970s330Overall Rank:1,508
Average Rating: 77/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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45.

Ladies Of The CanyonCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1970Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1970:45Rank Score:797
Rank in 1970s350Overall Rank:1,636
Average Rating: 77/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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46.

Fire And WaterUnited Kingdom Free
Year of Release:1970Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1970:46Rank Score:787
Rank in 1970s353Overall Rank:1,658
Average Rating: 76/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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47.

ChicagoUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1970:47Rank Score:781
Rank in 1970s356Overall Rank:1,667
Average Rating: 72/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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48.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:746
Rank in 1970s363Overall Rank:1,739
Average Rating: 76/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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49.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:740
Rank in 1970s367Overall Rank:1,749
Average Rating: 76/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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50.

McCartneyUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney
Year of Release:1970Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:705
Rank in 1970s381Overall Rank:1,825
Average Rating: 76/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Melanie 2 0%
The Meters 2 0%
The Supremes 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 200 45%
United Kingdom 141 31%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 2%
Italy 11 2%
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