Best Albums of 1970

Listed below are the best albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, George Harrison, Simon & Garfunkel, John Lennon, Miles Davis, Van Morrison, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Led Zeppelin and The Stooges.
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1970
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19,592
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1970
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16,377
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Buy album United States
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1970
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13,535
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Buy album United States
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1970
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13,370
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Buy album United States
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1970
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10,428
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1970
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10,335
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1970
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9,449
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1970
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9,171
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1970
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9,054
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1970
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8,243
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Country Albums %


United States 458 46%
United Kingdom 265 26%
Brazil 36 4%
Germany 33 3%
Canada 25 2%
Mixed Nationality 25 2%
Italy 16 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 95%
Yes 51 5%
Live? Albums %
No 976 97%
Yes 30 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 99%
Yes 10 1%
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