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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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41.

Twelve Dreams Of Dr. SardonicusUnited States Spirit
Year of Release:1970Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1970:41Rank Score:1,014
Rank in 1970s292Overall Rank:1,332
Average Rating: 79/100 (63 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:51 charts
Rank in 1970:42Rank Score:995
Rank in 1970s300Overall Rank:1,356
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:63 charts
Rank in 1970:43Rank Score:974
Rank in 1970s303Overall Rank:1,386
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:56 charts
Rank in 1970:44Rank Score:941
Rank in 1970s313Overall Rank:1,424
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:796
Rank in 1970s354Overall Rank:1,647
Average Rating: 77/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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46.

Fire And WaterUnited Kingdom Free
Year of Release:1970Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1970:46Rank Score:787
Rank in 1970s356Overall Rank:1,664
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 1970s359Overall Rank:1,671
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:764
Rank in 1970s361Overall Rank:1,705
Average Rating: 76/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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49.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:735
Rank in 1970s370Overall Rank:1,773
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:699
Rank in 1970s389Overall Rank:1,849
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%
The Meters 2 0%
The Free Design 2 0%
John Mayall 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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