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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 24,000 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 Beatles and The Stooges.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

Cowboy In SwedenUnited States Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1970Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:361
Rank in 1970s720Overall Rank:3,790
Average Rating:  78/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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82.

No DiceUnited Kingdom Badfinger
Year of Release:1970Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:358
Rank in 1970s725Overall Rank:3,819
Average Rating:  74/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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83.

Sing For Very Important PeopleUnited States The Free Design
Year of Release:1970Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:348
Rank in 1970s740Overall Rank:3,919
Average Rating:  75/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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84.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:338
Rank in 1970s750Overall Rank:4,010
Average Rating:  59/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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85.

Close To YouUnited States Carpenters
Year of Release:1970Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:320
Rank in 1970s778Overall Rank:4,172
Average Rating:  73/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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86.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:314
Rank in 1970s784Overall Rank:4,223
Average Rating:  77/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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87.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:311
Rank in 1970s792Overall Rank:4,259
Average Rating:  75/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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88.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:299
Rank in 1970s812Overall Rank:4,373
Average Rating:  71/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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89.

WatertownUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1970Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:292
Rank in 1970s830Overall Rank:4,455
Average Rating:  69/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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90.

Blows Against The EmpireUnited States Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship
Year of Release:1970Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:282
Rank in 1970s852Overall Rank:4,585
Average Rating:  69/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
The Upsetters 3 0%
The Beatles 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 313 42%
United Kingdom 234 32%
Germany 27 4%
Brazil 23 3%
Italy 17 2%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
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