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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1970
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13,535
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1970
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13,370
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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%
Best Artists of the 1970s
1. Pink Floyd
2. David Bowie
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Neil Young
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Clash
7. Fleetwood Mac
8. Black Sabbath
9. The Who
10. Genesis
11. Stevie Wonder
12. Bob Dylan
13. Yes
14. Bruce Springsteen
15. Paul McCartney
16. Joni Mitchell
17. Bob Marley
18. Nick Drake
19. Joy Division
20. Queen
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