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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 17,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Simon And Garfunkel, Van Morrison, George Harrison, The Stooges, The Velvet Underground and Grateful Dead.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

Weasels Ripped My FleshUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:266
Rank in 1970s750Overall Rank:4,103
Average Rating:  75/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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82.

Third Ear BandUnited Kingdom Third Ear Band
Year of Release:1970Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:264
Rank in 1970s753Overall Rank:4,121
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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83.

Blows Against The EmpireUnited States Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship
Year of Release:1970Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:262
Rank in 1970s757Overall Rank:4,144
Average Rating:  69/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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84.

Open RoadUnited Kingdom Donovan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:254
Rank in 1970s774Overall Rank:4,244
Average Rating:  65/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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85.

ParallelogramsUnited States Linda Perhacs
Year of Release:1970Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:253
Rank in 1970s777Overall Rank:4,262
Average Rating:  78/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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86.

Climbing!United States Mountain
Year of Release:1970Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:252
Rank in 1970s778Overall Rank:4,269
Average Rating:  75/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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87.

Small Talk At 125th And LenoxUnited States Gil Scott-Heron
Year of Release:1970Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:247
Rank in 1970s791Overall Rank:4,353
Average Rating:  80/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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88.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:240
Rank in 1970s804Overall Rank:4,456
Average Rating:  69/100 (30 votes)
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89.

A Divina Comédia Ou Ando Meio DesligadoBrazil Os Mutantes
Year of Release:1970Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:237
Rank in 1970s807Overall Rank:4,495
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
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90.

Cowboy In SwedenUnited States Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1970Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:236
Rank in 1970s809Overall Rank:4,512
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
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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%
The Meters 2 0%
John Mayall 2 0%
Family 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 210 44%
United Kingdom 151 32%
Germany 19 4%
Brazil 15 3%
Italy 12 3%
Canada 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 10 2%
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