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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 37,000 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, George Harrison, Van Morrison, Miles Davis, The Stooges and Grateful Dead.
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RankAlbumArtist
91.

Sing For Very Important PeopleUnited States The Free Design
Year of Release:1970Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1970:91Rank Score:359
Rank in 1970s851Overall Rank:4,777
Average Rating:  71/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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92.

Mad Dogs And EnglishmenUnited Kingdom Joe Cocker
Year of Release:1970Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1970:92Rank Score:356
Rank in 1970s857Overall Rank:4,806
Average Rating:  75/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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93.

Wishbone AshUnited Kingdom Wishbone Ash
Year of Release:1970Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1970:93Rank Score:356
Rank in 1970s858Overall Rank:4,809
Average Rating:  75/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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94.

Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers Of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1970:94Rank Score:350
Rank in 1970s865Overall Rank:4,873
Average Rating:  77/100 (121 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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95.

SupertrampUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1970Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1970:95Rank Score:341
Rank in 1970s883Overall Rank:4,971
Average Rating:  71/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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96.

Gasoline AlleyUnited Kingdom Rod Stewart
Year of Release:1970Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1970:96Rank Score:339
Rank in 1970s884Overall Rank:5,001
Average Rating:  75/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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97.

Full HouseUnited Kingdom Fairport Convention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1970:97Rank Score:331
Rank in 1970s897Overall Rank:5,096
Average Rating:  71/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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98.

Nilsson Sings NewmanUnited States Harry Nilsson
Year of Release:1970Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1970:98Rank Score:325
Rank in 1970s907Overall Rank:5,168
Average Rating:  73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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99.

A Question Of BalanceUnited Kingdom The Moody Blues
Year of Release:1970Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1970:99Rank Score:315
Rank in 1970s923Overall Rank:5,298
Average Rating:  76/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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100.

Self PortraitUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1970Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1970:100Rank Score:311
Rank in 1970s936Overall Rank:5,363
Average Rating:  59/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 1970 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 7 1%
Various Artists 6 1%
Johnny Cash 4 0%
The Beatles 4 0%
The Doors 3 0%
Jackson 5 3 0%
Matthews' Southern Comfort 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 410 44%
United Kingdom 256 28%
Germany 31 3%
Brazil 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Italy 20 2%
Canada 19 2%
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