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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 38,000 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, Miles Davis, The Stooges and Grateful Dead.
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11.

Let It BeUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1970Appears in:812 charts
Rank in 1970:11Rank Score:13,470
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,683 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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12.

LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1970Appears in:658 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:13,230
Rank in 1970s54Overall Rank:212
Average Rating:  83/100 (986 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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13.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:636 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:11,633
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  84/100 (737 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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14.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:457 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:10,923
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:260
Average Rating:  80/100 (656 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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15.

Déjà VuMixed Nationality Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Year of Release:1970Appears in:562 charts
Rank in 1970:15Rank Score:10,269
Rank in 1970s71Overall Rank:273
Average Rating:  83/100 (681 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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16.

Black SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:551 charts
Rank in 1970:16Rank Score:9,578
Rank in 1970s80Overall Rank:301
Average Rating:  83/100 (853 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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17.

Tea For The TillermanUnited Kingdom Cat Stevens
Year of Release:1970Appears in:402 charts
Rank in 1970:17Rank Score:6,657
Rank in 1970s100Overall Rank:399
Average Rating:  81/100 (517 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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18.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:351 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:6,135
Rank in 1970s112Overall Rank:447
Average Rating:  81/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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AbraxasMixed Nationality Santana
Year of Release:1970Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:5,600
Rank in 1970s120Overall Rank:479
Average Rating:  81/100 (493 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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20.

Atom Heart MotherUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1970Appears in:391 charts
Rank in 1970:20Rank Score:5,545
Rank in 1970s122Overall Rank:482
Average Rating:  78/100 (980 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 5 1%
Johnny Cash 4 0%
The Beatles 4 0%
The Doors 3 0%
Jackson 5 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 412 44%
United Kingdom 256 28%
Germany 30 3%
Brazil 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Italy 20 2%
Canada 20 2%
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