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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Simon And Garfunkel, Van Morrison, George Harrison, The Stooges, The Velvet Underground and Grateful Dead.
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RankAlbumArtist
41.

Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1970Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1970:41Rank Score:1,103
Rank in 1970s294Overall Rank:1,336
Average Rating:  77/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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42.

John Barleycorn Must DieUnited Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1970Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1970:42Rank Score:1,043
Rank in 1970s301Overall Rank:1,383
Average Rating:  76/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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43.

Emerson, Lake & PalmerUnited Kingdom Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Year of Release:1970Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1970:43Rank Score:1,018
Rank in 1970s309Overall Rank:1,414
Average Rating:  78/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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44.

Ladies Of The CanyonCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1970Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1970:44Rank Score:991
Rank in 1970s321Overall Rank:1,447
Average Rating:  78/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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45.

YetiGermany Amon Düül II
Year of Release:1970Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1970:45Rank Score:951
Rank in 1970s333Overall Rank:1,498
Average Rating:  79/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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46.

ChicagoUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1970:46Rank Score:885
Rank in 1970s348Overall Rank:1,589
Average Rating:  73/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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47.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1970:47Rank Score:855
Rank in 1970s354Overall Rank:1,637
Average Rating:  77/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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48.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:850
Rank in 1970s356Overall Rank:1,645
Average Rating:  76/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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49.

Fire And WaterUnited Kingdom Free
Year of Release:1970Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:801
Rank in 1970s370Overall Rank:1,729
Average Rating:  76/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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50.

McCartneyUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney
Year of Release:1970Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:676
Rank in 1970s417Overall Rank:1,989
Average Rating:  76/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
John Mayall 2 0%
The Move 2 0%
Aretha Franklin 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 217 43%
United Kingdom 164 33%
Germany 20 4%
Brazil 17 3%
Italy 13 3%
Canada 11 2%
Mixed Nationality 11 2%
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