Acclaimed Music - The Top Albums from 1970
The Top Albums from 1970





RankAll
Time
ArtistAlbumBuy at
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Song
Samples
1 44 Neil Young
After the Goldrush
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2 58 John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

3 70 Derek and The Dominos
Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
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4 80 Van Morrison
Moondance
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5 90 The Stooges
Fun House
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6 97 Miles Davis
Bitches Brew
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7 101 Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water
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8 161 Black Sabbath
Paranoid
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9 166 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Dj Vu
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10 177 Santana
Abraxas

11 180 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Cosmo's Factory
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12 183 The Velvet Underground
Loaded
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13 218 Nick Drake
Bryter Layter
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14 287 Grateful Dead
American Beauty
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15 289 The Who
Live at Leeds

16 325 James Taylor
Sweet Baby James
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17 331 Randy Newman
12 Songs
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18 338 Grateful Dead
Workingman's Dead
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19 346 George Harrison
All Things Must Pass
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20 383 Deep Purple
In Rock
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21 391 Led Zeppelin
III
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22 415 James Brown
Sex Machine
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23 471 Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
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24 475 The Rolling Stones
Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out
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25 513 Curtis Mayfield
Curtis
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26 516 Traffic
John Barleycorn Must Die
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27 566 Tim Buckley
Starsailor

28 629 Various Artists
Woodstock

29 648 The Beatles
Let It Be

30 669 MC5
Back in the USA
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31 686 Free
Fire and Water
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32 689 Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman
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33 761 The Soft Machine
Third
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34 787 Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley
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35 806 Jimi Hendrix
Band of Gypsys
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36 861 Spirit
Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus
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37 877 The Beach Boys
Sunflower
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38 883 Syd Barrett
The Madcap Laughs
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39 903 The Doors
Morrison Hotel
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40 1033 Joe Cocker
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
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41 1099 Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon
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42 1115 Aretha Franklin
Spirit in the Dark
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43 1193 The Last Poets
The Last Poets

44 1213 Otis Redding & Jimi Hendrix
Monterey International Pop Festival
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45 1484 David Bowie
The Man Who Sold the World

46 1518 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Lick My Decals Off, Baby

47 1559 Stephen Stills
Stephen Stills
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48 1573 Delaney & Bonnie
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends On Tour with Eric Clapton
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49 1618 The Meters
Look-Ka Py Py
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50 1655 The Original London Concept Recording
Jesus Christ Superstar
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51 1722 Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection
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52 1774 The Band
Stage Fright
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53 1825 Jesse Winchester
Jesse Winchester

54 1885 The Art Ensemble of Chicago
Les Stances a Sophie

55 1903 The Doors
Absolutely Live
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56 1921 Van Morrison
His Band and The Street Choir
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57 1964 Swamp Dogg
Total Destruction to Your Mind

58 1966 John Phillips
John Phillips/The Wolfking of L.A.
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59 1973 Funkadelic
Funkadelic
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60 2011 The Kinks
Lola vs. the Powerman
& the Money-Go-Round, Part One

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61 2105 Charlie Haden
Liberation Music Orchestra
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62 2112 Vashti Bunyan
Just Another Diamond Day
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63 2127 Eric Burdon & War
Eric Burdon Declares War
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64 2133 The Carpenters
Close to You
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65 2136 Kris Kristofferson
Kristofferson/Me and Bobby McGee
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66 2141 Tim Buckley
Blue Afternoon

67 2193 The Temptations
Psychedelic Shack

68 2319 James Gang
James Gang Rides Again
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69 2332 Third Ear Band
Third Ear Band

70 2419 Bob Dylan
New Morning
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71 2459 Amon Dl II
Yeti

72 2600 The Move
Shazam!

73 2648 Ornette Coleman
The Art of the Improvisers
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74 2653 The Jackson 5
ABC
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75 2672 Peter Green
The End of the Game

76 2702 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Pendulum
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77 2743 Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
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78 2768 The Allman Brothers Band
Idlewild South
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79 2802 Hot Tuna
Hot Tuna
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80 2851 Elton John
Elton John
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81 2853 The Wailers
Soul Rebels

82 2854 Pink Floyd
Atom Heart Mother
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83 2876 B.B. King
Indianola Mississippi Seeds
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84 2893 Barbra Streisand
Stoney End
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85 2923 Duke Ellington
New Orleans Suite
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86 2926 Donny Hathaway
Everything Is Everything
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87 2946 Essra Mohawk
Primordial Lovers

88 2959 The Cables
What Kind of World
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Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Fairport Convention
Full House
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Johnny Winter
Johnny Winter and

Funkadelic
Free Your Mind ... and Your Ass Will Follow

The J. Geils Band
The J. Geils Band
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Shirley Collins
Love, Death & the Lady

Van der Graaf Generator
H to He: Who Am the Only One

The Flying Burrito Bros
Burrito Deluxe

The Byrds
The Byrds (Untitled)
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Stevie Wonder
Signed, Sealed & Delivered

Lindisfarne
Nicely out of Tune

Badfinger
No Dice
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Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band

Alice Coltrane
Ptah the El Daoud

Emitt Rhodes
Emitt Rhodes

Michael Nesmith
Magnetic South



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