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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 15,000 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 Velvet Underground.
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81.

Sex MachineUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1970Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:240
Rank in 1970s766Overall Rank:4,182
Average Rating: 75/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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82.

Small Talk At 125th And LenoxUnited States Gil Scott-Heron
Year of Release:1970Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:240
Rank in 1970s767Overall Rank:4,183
Average Rating: 78/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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83.

Cowboy In SwedenUnited States Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1970Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:234
Rank in 1970s777Overall Rank:4,268
Average Rating: 74/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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84.

Shooting At The MoonUnited Kingdom Kevin Ayers
Year of Release:1970Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:232
Rank in 1970s783Overall Rank:4,302
Average Rating: 75/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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85.

Nilsson Sings NewmanUnited States Harry Nilsson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:231
Rank in 1970s784Overall Rank:4,308
Average Rating: 71/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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86.

Blows Against The EmpireUnited States Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship
Year of Release:1970Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:226
Rank in 1970s792Overall Rank:4,382
Average Rating: 69/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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87.

All My LoveUnited Kingdom Cliff Richard
Year of Release:1970Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:222
Rank in 1970s802Overall Rank:4,457
Average Rating: 66/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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88.

ParallelogramsUnited States Linda Perhacs
Year of Release:1970Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:220
Rank in 1970s803Overall Rank:4,487
Average Rating: 80/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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89.

Back In The USAUnited States MC5
Year of Release:1970Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:216
Rank in 1970s812Overall Rank:4,545
Average Rating: 74/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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90.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:209
Rank in 1970s828Overall Rank:4,666
Average Rating: 77/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Various Artists 3 1%
John McLaughlin 2 0%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 188 44%
United Kingdom 137 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Italy 11 3%
Mixed Nationality 9 2%
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