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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 22,000 greatest album charts.

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

Stage FrightCanada The Band
Year of Release:1970Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:332
Rank in 1970s738Overall Rank:3,880
Average Rating:  74/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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82.

H To He, Who Am The Only OneUnited Kingdom Van Der Graaf Generator
Year of Release:1970Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:319
Rank in 1970s750Overall Rank:3,976
Average Rating:  76/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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83.

Mona Bone JakonUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:306
Rank in 1970s765Overall Rank:4,099
Average Rating:  74/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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84.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:302
Rank in 1970s778Overall Rank:4,143
Average Rating:  75/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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85.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:300
Rank in 1970s784Overall Rank:4,166
Average Rating:  77/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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86.

Small Talk At 125th And LenoxUnited States Gil Scott-Heron
Year of Release:1970Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:285
Rank in 1970s812Overall Rank:4,339
Average Rating:  80/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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87.

Sex MachineUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1970Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:281
Rank in 1970s820Overall Rank:4,384
Average Rating:  74/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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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:279
Rank in 1970s826Overall Rank:4,425
Average Rating:  69/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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89.

Climbing!United States Mountain
Year of Release:1970Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:267
Rank in 1970s852Overall Rank:4,578
Average Rating:  77/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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90.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:266
Rank in 1970s854Overall Rank:4,589
Average Rating:  59/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
Canned Heat 3 0%
The Incredible String Band 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 299 43%
United Kingdom 228 33%
Germany 24 3%
Brazil 24 3%
Canada 14 2%
Italy 14 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 2%
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