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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.

YetiGermany Amon Düül II
Year of Release:1970Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1970:41Rank Score:977
Rank in 1970s299Overall Rank:1,366
Average Rating: 78/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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42.

John Barleycorn Must DieUnited Kingdom Traffic
Year of Release:1970Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1970:42Rank Score:913
Rank in 1970s315Overall Rank:1,455
Average Rating: 76/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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43.

Emerson, Lake & PalmerUnited Kingdom Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Year of Release:1970Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1970:43Rank Score:882
Rank in 1970s326Overall Rank:1,496
Average Rating: 77/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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44.

Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1970Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1970:44Rank Score:848
Rank in 1970s336Overall Rank:1,560
Average Rating: 76/100 (142 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:797
Rank in 1970s351Overall Rank:1,628
Average Rating: 77/100 (77 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 1970s353Overall Rank:1,643
Average Rating: 76/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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47.

ChicagoUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1970:47Rank Score:780
Rank in 1970s355Overall Rank:1,649
Average Rating: 72/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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48.

BarrettUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:747
Rank in 1970s362Overall Rank:1,715
Average Rating: 76/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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49.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:742
Rank in 1970s363Overall Rank:1,723
Average Rating: 76/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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50.

KristoffersonUnited States Kris Kristofferson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:694
Rank in 1970s385Overall Rank:1,834
Average Rating: 76/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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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%
Skaldowie 2 0%
Free 2 0%
Aretha Franklin 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 200 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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