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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 23,000 greatest album charts.

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

Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1970Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1970:41Rank Score:1,216
Rank in 1970s302Overall Rank:1,391
Average Rating:  77/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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42.

John Barleycorn Must DieUnited Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1970Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1970:42Rank Score:1,178
Rank in 1970s308Overall Rank:1,431
Average Rating:  78/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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43.

Ladies Of The CanyonCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1970Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1970:43Rank Score:1,127
Rank in 1970s322Overall Rank:1,479
Average Rating:  78/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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44.

Emerson, Lake & PalmerUnited Kingdom Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Year of Release:1970Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1970:44Rank Score:1,037
Rank in 1970s341Overall Rank:1,577
Average Rating:  78/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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45.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1970:45Rank Score:1,015
Rank in 1970s349Overall Rank:1,611
Average Rating:  77/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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46.

Fire And WaterUnited Kingdom Free
Year of Release:1970Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1970:46Rank Score:940
Rank in 1970s371Overall Rank:1,711
Average Rating:  77/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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47.

ChicagoUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1970:47Rank Score:916
Rank in 1970s378Overall Rank:1,755
Average Rating:  74/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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48.

ExumaBahamas Exuma
Year of Release:1970Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:889
Rank in 1970s385Overall Rank:1,796
Average Rating:  75/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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49.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:784
Rank in 1970s416Overall Rank:1,987
Average Rating:  78/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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50.

McCartneyUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney
Year of Release:1970Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:775
Rank in 1970s421Overall Rank:2,008
Average Rating:  76/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
Miles Davis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 309 43%
United Kingdom 230 32%
Germany 26 4%
Brazil 24 3%
Italy 17 2%
Canada 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 2%
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