Best Albums of 1970

Listed below are the best albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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, Miles Davis, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Creedence Clearwater Revival and The Stooges.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 14 of 100

Best Albums of 1970 composition

Country Albums %


United States 441 44%
United Kingdom 273 27%
Brazil 39 4%
Germany 33 3%
Canada 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Italy 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 960 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 100%
Yes 5 0%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
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3. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
4. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
5. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
6. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
7. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
8. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
9. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
10. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
11. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
12. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
13. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
14. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
16. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
17. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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