Best Albums of 1970

Listed below are the best albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, John Lennon, George Harrison, Van Morrison, Miles Davis, Led Zeppelin, The Stooges and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
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1970
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8,537
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3,996
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3,935
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3,696
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Total albums: 943. Page 2 of 95

Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 6 1%
James Brown 4 0%
Johnny Cash 4 0%
The Beatles 4 0%
Grant Green 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 419 44%
United Kingdom 259 27%
Brazil 31 3%
Germany 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Canada 20 2%
Italy 19 2%
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Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. Funeral by Arcade Fire
11. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
15. Nevermind by Nirvana
16. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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