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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, Grateful Dead and The Velvet Underground.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

Weasels Ripped My FleshUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:266
Rank in 1970s743Overall Rank:4,076
Average Rating:  74/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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82.

Third Ear BandUnited Kingdom Third Ear Band
Year of Release:1970Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:265
Rank in 1970s744Overall Rank:4,077
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:264
Rank in 1970s747Overall Rank:4,092
Average Rating:  69/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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84.

ParallelogramsUnited States Linda Perhacs
Year of Release:1970Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:263
Rank in 1970s750Overall Rank:4,116
Average Rating:  78/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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85.

Open RoadUnited Kingdom Donovan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:254
Rank in 1970s765Overall Rank:4,223
Average Rating:  65/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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86.

Climbing!United States Mountain
Year of Release:1970Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:247
Rank in 1970s781Overall Rank:4,332
Average Rating:  75/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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87.

Sex MachineUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1970Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:244
Rank in 1970s787Overall Rank:4,384
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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88.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:242
Rank in 1970s792Overall Rank:4,409
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:15 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:240
Rank in 1970s793Overall Rank:4,424
Average Rating:  80/100 (17 votes)
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90.

A Divina Comédia Ou Ando Meio DesligadoBrazil Os Mutantes
Year of Release:1970Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:237
Rank in 1970s797Overall Rank:4,472
Average Rating:  73/100 (28 votes)
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
The Doors 3 1%
Elvis Presley 3 1%
Canned Heat 3 1%
Bob Dylan 2 0%
Van Morrison 2 0%
King Crimson 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 206 44%
United Kingdom 149 32%
Germany 17 4%
Brazil 14 3%
Canada 12 3%
Mixed Nationality 11 2%
Italy 11 2%
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