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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 19,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
81.

Stage FrightCanada The Band
Year of Release:1970Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:330
Rank in 1970s699Overall Rank:3,645
Average Rating:  73/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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82.

Mona Bone JakonUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:302
Rank in 1970s730Overall Rank:3,876
Average Rating:  74/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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83.

For AltoUnited States Anthony Braxton
Year of Release:1970Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:302
Rank in 1970s731Overall Rank:3,878
Average Rating:  74/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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84.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:299
Rank in 1970s738Overall Rank:3,914
Average Rating:  78/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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85.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:271
Rank in 1970s780Overall Rank:4,237
Average Rating:  59/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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86.

Blows Against The EmpireUnited States Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship
Year of Release:1970Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:271
Rank in 1970s782Overall Rank:4,242
Average Rating:  70/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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87.

Climbing!United States Mountain
Year of Release:1970Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:261
Rank in 1970s806Overall Rank:4,372
Average Rating:  75/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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88.

Sex MachineUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1970Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:256
Rank in 1970s819Overall Rank:4,431
Average Rating:  74/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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89.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:243
Rank in 1970s838Overall Rank:4,588
Average Rating:  70/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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90.

Back In The USAUnited States MC5
Year of Release:1970Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:242
Rank in 1970s842Overall Rank:4,616
Average Rating:  74/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
The Doors 3 1%
James Brown 3 1%
Elton John 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 246 45%
United Kingdom 171 31%
Germany 21 4%
Brazil 16 3%
Italy 14 3%
Mixed Nationality 12 2%
Canada 11 2%
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