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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 Velvet Underground.
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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:1,215
Rank in 1970s302Overall Rank:1,400
Average Rating:  77/100 (202 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 (113 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:1,128
Rank in 1970s323Overall Rank:1,481
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:1,028
Rank in 1970s350Overall Rank:1,609
Average Rating:  78/100 (123 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:1,013
Rank in 1970s358Overall Rank:1,635
Average Rating:  77/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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46.

Mona Bone JakonUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1970:46Rank Score:993
Rank in 1970s364Overall Rank:1,660
Average Rating:  76/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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47.

Fire And WaterUnited Kingdom Free
Year of Release:1970Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1970:47Rank Score:959
Rank in 1970s370Overall Rank:1,698
Average Rating:  77/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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48.

ExumaBahamas Exuma
Year of Release:1970Appears in:81 charts
Rank in 1970:48Rank Score:943
Rank in 1970s376Overall Rank:1,731
Average Rating:  75/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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49.

ChicagoUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:915
Rank in 1970s381Overall Rank:1,774
Average Rating:  74/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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50.

LizardUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1970:50Rank Score:785
Rank in 1970s418Overall Rank:2,006
Average Rating:  78/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
Miles Davis 3 0%
Canned Heat 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
The Incredible String Band 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 310 43%
United Kingdom 233 32%
Germany 26 4%
Brazil 23 3%
Italy 17 2%
Canada 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 2%
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