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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 17,000 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.

Twelve Dreams Of Dr. SardonicusUnited States Spirit
Year of Release:1970Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1970:41Rank Score:1,013
Rank in 1970s290Overall Rank:1,343
Average Rating:  79/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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42.

Just Another Diamond DayUnited Kingdom Vashti Bunyan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1970:42Rank Score:1,000
Rank in 1970s295Overall Rank:1,364
Average Rating:  82/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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43.

John Barleycorn Must DieUnited Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1970Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1970:43Rank Score:983
Rank in 1970s302Overall Rank:1,392
Average Rating:  76/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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44.

Emerson, Lake & PalmerUnited Kingdom Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Year of Release:1970Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1970:44Rank Score:956
Rank in 1970s309Overall Rank:1,415
Average Rating:  77/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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45.

Fire And WaterUnited Kingdom Free
Year of Release:1970Appears in:42 charts
Rank in 1970:45Rank Score:801
Rank in 1970s353Overall Rank:1,658
Average Rating:  76/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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46.

Ladies Of The CanyonCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1970Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1970:46Rank Score:796
Rank in 1970s354Overall Rank:1,664
Average Rating:  77/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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47.

ChicagoUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1970:47Rank Score:781
Rank in 1970s360Overall Rank:1,700
Average Rating:  72/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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48.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:774
Rank in 1970s362Overall Rank:1,713
Average Rating:  76/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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49.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:716
Rank in 1970s380Overall Rank:1,834
Average Rating:  77/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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50.

McCartneyUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney
Year of Release:1970Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:694
Rank in 1970s391Overall Rank:1,881
Average Rating:  76/100 (116 votes)
Comments: 8 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%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 206 44%
United Kingdom 149 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 2%
Italy 11 2%
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