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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, John Lennon, Simon And Garfunkel, Led Zeppelin, Van Morrison, George Harrison, Grateful Dead, The Beatles and The Stooges.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

Cowboy In SwedenUnited States Lee Hazlewood
Year of Release:1970Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:361
Rank in 1970s717Overall Rank:3,755
Average Rating:  78/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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82.

No DiceUnited Kingdom Badfinger
Year of Release:1970Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:358
Rank in 1970s723Overall Rank:3,788
Average Rating:  74/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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83.

Sing For Very Important PeopleUnited States The Free Design
Year of Release:1970Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:345
Rank in 1970s736Overall Rank:3,905
Average Rating:  75/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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84.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:343
Rank in 1970s739Overall Rank:3,932
Average Rating:  59/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 7 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:314
Rank in 1970s780Overall Rank:4,189
Average Rating:  77/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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86.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:308
Rank in 1970s792Overall Rank:4,249
Average Rating:  75/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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87.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:299
Rank in 1970s806Overall Rank:4,335
Average Rating:  71/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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88.

WatertownUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1970Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:293
Rank in 1970s818Overall Rank:4,403
Average Rating:  69/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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89.

Blows Against The EmpireUnited States Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship
Year of Release:1970Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:282
Rank in 1970s845Overall Rank:4,541
Average Rating:  69/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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90.

Sex MachineUnited States James Brown
Year of Release:1970Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:278
Rank in 1970s850Overall Rank:4,576
Average Rating:  74/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
The Beatles 3 0%
The Move 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
The Upsetters 3 0%
The Incredible String Band 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 312 43%
United Kingdom 233 32%
Germany 27 4%
Brazil 22 3%
Italy 17 2%
Canada 16 2%
Jamaica 14 2%
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