Best Albums of 1970

Listed below are the best albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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, The Stooges and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
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Total albums: 970. Page 47 of 97

Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Elvis Presley 7 1%
The Beatles 4 0%
Johnny Cash 4 0%
James Brown 4 0%
The Move 3 0%
Grant Green 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 434 45%
United Kingdom 266 27%
Brazil 32 3%
Germany 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
Canada 22 2%
Italy 18 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 933 96%
Yes 37 4%
Live? Albums %
No 954 98%
Yes 16 2%
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16. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
17. Amnesiac by Radiohead
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
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