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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 Velvet Underground.
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41.

John Barleycorn Must DieUnited Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1970Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1970:41Rank Score:913
Rank in 1970s314Overall Rank:1,436
Average Rating: 76/100 (82 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:848
Rank in 1970s335Overall Rank:1,535
Average Rating: 76/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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43.

YetiGermany Amon Düül II
Year of Release:1970Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1970:43Rank Score:840
Rank in 1970s337Overall Rank:1,551
Average Rating: 78/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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44.

Ladies Of The CanyonCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1970Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1970:44Rank Score:795
Rank in 1970s349Overall Rank:1,610
Average Rating: 77/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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45.

ChicagoUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1970:45Rank Score:791
Rank in 1970s351Overall Rank:1,622
Average Rating: 72/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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46.

Emerson, Lake & PalmerUnited Kingdom Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Year of Release:1970Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1970:46Rank Score:773
Rank in 1970s356Overall Rank:1,650
Average Rating: 76/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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47.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1970:47Rank Score:765
Rank in 1970s358Overall Rank:1,663
Average Rating: 76/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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48.

Fire And WaterUnited Kingdom Free
Year of Release:1970Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:718
Rank in 1970s368Overall Rank:1,759
Average Rating: 76/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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49.

KristoffersonUnited States Kris Kristofferson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:702
Rank in 1970s379Overall Rank:1,799
Average Rating: 76/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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50.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:682
Rank in 1970s388Overall Rank:1,855
Average Rating: 76/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
King Crimson 2 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 197 45%
United Kingdom 141 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Italy 11 2%
Mixed Nationality 10 2%
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