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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 Beatles.
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81.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:345
Rank in 1970s732Overall Rank:3,834
Average Rating:  60/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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82.

Stage FrightCanada The Band
Year of Release:1970Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:335
Rank in 1970s745Overall Rank:3,928
Average Rating:  74/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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83.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:313
Rank in 1970s768Overall Rank:4,111
Average Rating:  77/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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84.

Sing For Very Important PeopleUnited States The Free Design
Year of Release:1970Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:306
Rank in 1970s779Overall Rank:4,160
Average Rating:  75/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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85.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:304
Rank in 1970s786Overall Rank:4,177
Average Rating:  75/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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86.

For AltoUnited States Anthony Braxton
Year of Release:1970Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:303
Rank in 1970s789Overall Rank:4,197
Average Rating:  74/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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87.

WatertownUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1970Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:290
Rank in 1970s806Overall Rank:4,331
Average Rating:  68/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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88.

Blows Against The EmpireUnited States Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship
Year of Release:1970Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:282
Rank in 1970s830Overall Rank:4,437
Average Rating:  69/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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89.

Small Talk At 125th And LenoxUnited States Gil Scott-Heron
Year of Release:1970Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:278
Rank in 1970s836Overall Rank:4,485
Average Rating:  80/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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90.

Sex MachineUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1970Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:272
Rank in 1970s845Overall Rank:4,572
Average Rating:  74/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 309 43%
United Kingdom 230 32%
Germany 26 4%
Brazil 24 3%
Italy 17 2%
Canada 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 2%
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