Best Albums of 1970

Listed below are the best albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, George Harrison, John Lennon, Van Morrison, Miles Davis, Led Zeppelin, The Stooges and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
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1970
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22,223
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14,954
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12,887
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12,656
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11,062
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10,995
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10,938
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9,774
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Total albums: 947. Page 1 of 95

Best Albums of 1970 composition

Country Albums %


United States 426 45%
United Kingdom 257 27%
Germany 31 3%
Brazil 31 3%
Canada 20 2%
Italy 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 911 96%
Yes 36 4%
Live? Albums %
No 939 99%
Yes 8 1%
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