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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1970
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22,059
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11,559
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10,671
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10,468
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9,158
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 8 1%
Elvis Presley 7 1%
James Brown 4 0%
The Beatles 4 0%
Johnny Cash 4 0%
Jackson 5 3 0%
The Doors 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 438 44%
United Kingdom 273 27%
Brazil 38 4%
Germany 33 3%
Canada 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Italy 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 956 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of 1956
1. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
2. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
3. Pithecanthropus Erectus by Charles Mingus
4. Ella & Louis by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
5. Lady Sings The Blues by Billie Holiday
6. Ellington At Newport by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
7. Elvis by Elvis Presley
8. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book by Ella Fitzgerald
9. The Goldberg Variations by Glenn Gould
10. The Wildest! by Louis Prima
11. Music Of India (Three Classical Ragas) by Ravi Shankar
12. This Is Fats Domino! by Fats Domino
13. Jazz At Massey Hall by The Quintet
14. Johnny Burnette And The Rock N' Roll Trio by Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n Roll Trio
15. Bluejean Bop by Gene Vincent
16. Calypso by Harry Belafonte
17. Rock And Rollin' With Fats Domino by Fats Domino
18. Moondog by Moondog
19. Tragic Songs Of Life by The Louvin Brothers
20. Bound For Glory by Woody Guthrie
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