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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:37 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:383
Rank in 1970s721Overall Rank:3,781
Average Rating:  74/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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82.

New MorningUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:367
Rank in 1970s734Overall Rank:3,905
Average Rating:  71/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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83.

H To He, Who Am The Only OneUnited Kingdom Van Der Graaf Generator
Year of Release:1970Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:367
Rank in 1970s735Overall Rank:3,910
Average Rating:  77/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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84.

Sing For Very Important PeopleUnited States The Free Design
Year of Release:1970Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:351
Rank in 1970s758Overall Rank:4,062
Average Rating:  72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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85.

Closer To HomeUnited States Grand Funk Railroad
Year of Release:1970Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:342
Rank in 1970s772Overall Rank:4,141
Average Rating:  78/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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86.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:333
Rank in 1970s785Overall Rank:4,225
Average Rating:  59/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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87.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:321
Rank in 1970s797Overall Rank:4,345
Average Rating:  77/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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88.

Close To YouUnited States Carpenters
Year of Release:1970Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:319
Rank in 1970s802Overall Rank:4,363
Average Rating:  73/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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89.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:312
Rank in 1970s815Overall Rank:4,449
Average Rating:  75/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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90.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:307
Rank in 1970s824Overall Rank:4,489
Average Rating:  71/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
The Beatles 4 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Grant Green 3 0%
The Upsetters 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 331 43%
United Kingdom 235 31%
Germany 27 4%
Brazil 25 3%
Italy 18 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
Canada 16 2%
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