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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 26,000 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
81.

No DiceUnited Kingdom Badfinger
Year of Release:1970Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:388
Rank in 1970s717Overall Rank:3,779
Average Rating:  75/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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82.

New MorningUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:372
Rank in 1970s734Overall Rank:3,901
Average Rating:  71/100 (166 votes)
Comments: 5 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:370
Rank in 1970s737Overall Rank:3,926
Average Rating:  72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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84.

Closer To HomeUnited States Grand Funk Railroad
Year of Release:1970Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:346
Rank in 1970s770Overall Rank:4,141
Average Rating:  78/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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85.

Mad Dogs And EnglishmenUnited Kingdom Joe Cocker
Year of Release:1970Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:341
Rank in 1970s776Overall Rank:4,183
Average Rating:  75/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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86.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:325
Rank in 1970s802Overall Rank:4,361
Average Rating:  77/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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87.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:312
Rank in 1970s817Overall Rank:4,496
Average Rating:  75/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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88.

H To He, Who Am The Only OneUnited Kingdom Van Der Graaf Generator
Year of Release:1970Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:311
Rank in 1970s818Overall Rank:4,499
Average Rating:  77/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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89.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:308
Rank in 1970s825Overall Rank:4,532
Average Rating:  71/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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90.

Small Talk At 125th And LenoxUnited States Gil Scott-Heron
Year of Release:1970Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:304
Rank in 1970s835Overall Rank:4,575
Average Rating:  80/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 337 43%
United Kingdom 235 30%
Germany 27 3%
Brazil 25 3%
Italy 18 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
Canada 16 2%
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