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Best Albums of 1970

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 27,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Simon And Garfunkel, John Lennon, Led Zeppelin, Van Morrison, George Harrison, Grateful Dead, The Stooges and The Beatles.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

No DiceUnited Kingdom Badfinger
Year of Release:1970Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1970:81Rank Score:387
Rank in 1970s718Overall Rank:3,808
Average Rating:  75/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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82.

New MorningUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1970:82Rank Score:373
Rank in 1970s734Overall Rank:3,920
Average Rating:  71/100 (168 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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83.

Sing For Very Important PeopleUnited States The Free Design
Year of Release:1970Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 1970:83Rank Score:355
Rank in 1970s758Overall Rank:4,087
Average Rating:  72/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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84.

Closer To HomeUnited States Grand Funk Railroad
Year of Release:1970Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1970:84Rank Score:347
Rank in 1970s768Overall Rank:4,169
Average Rating:  78/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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85.

Mad Dogs And EnglishmenUnited Kingdom Joe Cocker
Year of Release:1970Appears in:32 charts
Rank in 1970:85Rank Score:342
Rank in 1970s774Overall Rank:4,210
Average Rating:  75/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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86.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:326
Rank in 1970s797Overall Rank:4,387
Average Rating:  77/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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87.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1970:87Rank Score:315
Rank in 1970s813Overall Rank:4,486
Average Rating:  75/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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88.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1970:88Rank Score:313
Rank in 1970s818Overall Rank:4,509
Average Rating:  59/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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89.

H To He, Who Am The Only OneUnited Kingdom Van Der Graaf Generator
Year of Release:1970Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1970:89Rank Score:311
Rank in 1970s820Overall Rank:4,518
Average Rating:  77/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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90.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1970:90Rank Score:308
Rank in 1970s827Overall Rank:4,552
Average Rating:  71/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
The Beatles 4 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
Johnny Cash 4 1%
Miles Davis 3 0%
The Incredible String Band 3 0%
The Upsetters 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 339 43%
United Kingdom 236 30%
Germany 28 4%
Brazil 25 3%
Italy 18 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
Canada 16 2%
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