Best Albums of 1970

Listed below are the best albums of 1970 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1970 year summaryThe best artists of 1970 were Black Sabbath, Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, John Lennon, George Harrison, Van Morrison, Miles Davis, Led Zeppelin, The Stooges and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
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1970
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21,585
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19,182
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14,255
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1970
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12,698
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1970
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12,468
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1970
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10,916
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1970
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10,878
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1970
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10,877
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1970
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9,653
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Total albums: 943. Page 1 of 95

Best Albums of 1970 composition

Country Albums %


United States 420 45%
United Kingdom 260 28%
Germany 31 3%
Brazil 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Canada 20 2%
Italy 19 2%
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