1970 Album Releases

1970
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Sep 18
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Paranoid
96
critic score
(6)
89
user score
(469)
May 8
The Beatles - Let It Be
The Beatles
Let It Be
80
critic score
(6)
81
user score
(467)
Oct 5
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin III
91
critic score
(5)
85
user score
(366)
Apr 1
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
Miles Davis
Bitches Brew
100
critic score
(3)
91
user score
(337)
Sep 1
The Velvet Underground - Loaded
The Velvet Underground
Loaded
100
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(330)
Oct 2
Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
Pink Floyd
Atom Heart Mother
49
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(289)
Nov 4
David Bowie - The Man Who Sold the World
David Bowie
The Man Who Sold the World
81
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(286)
Feb 13
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
90
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(260)
Sep 19
Neil Young - After the Gold Rush
Neil Young
After the Gold Rush
92
critic score
(5)
89
user score
(249)
Jul 7
The Stooges - Funhouse
The Stooges
Funhouse
99
critic score
(6)
89
user score
(222)
Jan 26
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water
95
critic score
(7)
89
user score
(184)
Nov 1
Nick Drake - Bryter Layter
Nick Drake
Bryter Layter
92
critic score
(3)
88
user score
(178)
Dec 11
John Lennon - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
83
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(165)
Nov 27
George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass
93
critic score
(4)
88
user score
(152)
Feb 9
The Doors - Morrison Hotel
The Doors
Morrison Hotel
83
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(126)
May 15
King Crimson - In the Wake of Poseidon
King Crimson
In the Wake of Poseidon
85
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(115)
Dec
Nico - Desertshore
Nico
Desertshore
90
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(112)
Jul 17
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo's Factory
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Cosmo's Factory
96
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(97)
Feb 28
Van Morrison - Moondance
Van Morrison
Moondance
95
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(96)
Nov 1
Grateful Dead - American Beauty
Grateful Dead
American Beauty
100
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(83)
Dec 11
King Crimson - Lizard
King Crimson
Lizard
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(79)
Sep 1
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis
Curtis Mayfield
Curtis
95
critic score
(2)
86
user score
(71)
Aug 31
The Beach Boys - Sunflower
The Beach Boys
Sunflower
93
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(65)
Nov 1
Tim Buckley - Starsailor
Tim Buckley
Starsailor
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(60)
Nov 1
Derek and The Dominos - Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
Derek and The Dominos
Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
100
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(59)
Sep 1
Santana - Abraxas
Santana
Abraxas
100
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(58)
Dec 1
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day
Vashti Bunyan
Just Another Diamond Day
90
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(58)
1970
Exuma - Exuma
Exuma
Exuma
80
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(57)
Apr 17
Paul McCartney - McCartney
Paul McCartney
McCartney
75
critic score
(5)
74
user score
(56)
Nov 23
Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(55)
Jan 3
Syd Barrett - The Madcap Laughs
Syd Barrett
The Madcap Laughs
75
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(54)
Mar 11
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Déjà Vu
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Déjà Vu
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(52)
Mar 1
Joni Mitchell - Ladies of the Canyon
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon
84
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(51)
Jun 6
Soft Machine - Third
Soft Machine
Third
100
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(51)
Jun 3
Deep Purple - In Rock
Deep Purple
In Rock
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(48)
Oct 19
Bob Dylan - New Morning
Bob Dylan
New Morning
76
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(48)
Mar 2
Os Mutantes - A Divina Comédia ou Ando Meio Desligado
Os Mutantes
A Divina Comédia ou Ando Meio Desligado
80
critic score
(1)
90
user score
(45)
Jun 8
Bob Dylan - Self Portrait
Bob Dylan
Self Portrait
34
critic score
(3)
54
user score
(43)
Nov 27
The Kinks - Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One
The Kinks
Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One
95
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(43)
Jan 1
Linda Perhacs - Parallelograms
Linda Perhacs
Parallelograms
87
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(40)
Mar 25
Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys
Jimi Hendrix
Band of Gypsys
87
critic score
(3)
87
user score
(40)
Jan 1
Amon Düül II - Yeti
Amon Düül II
Yeti
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(38)
May 16
The Who - Live at Leeds
The Who
Live at Leeds
100
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(36)
Oct 23
Genesis - Trespass
Genesis
Trespass
50
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(36)
Mar 1
Rodriguez - Cold Fact
Rodriguez
Cold Fact
80
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(35)
Jun 14
Grateful Dead - Workingman's Dead
Grateful Dead
Workingman's Dead
100
critic score
(4)
81
user score
(35)
Feb 1
James Taylor - Sweet Baby James
James Taylor
Sweet Baby James
100
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(34)
Oct 30
Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection
80
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(33)
Apr 10
Elton John - Elton John
Elton John
Elton John
65
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(32)
Jul 24
Yes - Time and a Word
Yes
Time and a Word
40
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(32)
Sep 21
Can - Soundtracks
Can
Soundtracks
68
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(30)
Aug 10
The Mothers of Invention - Weasels Ripped My Flesh
The Mothers of Invention
Weasels Ripped My Flesh
85
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(28)
1970
Jorge Ben - Força Bruta
Jorge Ben
Força Bruta
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(27)
Nov 1
Kraftwerk - Kraftwerk
Kraftwerk
Kraftwerk
60
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(27)
May 1
Tim Buckley - Lorca
Tim Buckley
Lorca
60
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(25)
Dec 1
Captain Beefheart - Lick My Decals Off, Baby
Captain Beefheart
Lick My Decals Off, Baby
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(25)
Nov 27
Gentle Giant - Gentle Giant
Gentle Giant
Gentle Giant
80
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(24)
Aug 19
Carpenters - Close to You
Carpenters
Close to You
65
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(23)
Jan 15
MC5 - Back in the USA
MC5
Back in the USA
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(22)
Dec 15
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Pendulum
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Pendulum
85
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(22)
Feb 24
Funkadelic - Funkadelic
Funkadelic
Funkadelic
83
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(20)
Feb 9
The Mothers of Invention - Burnt Weeny Sandwich
The Mothers of Invention
Burnt Weeny Sandwich
85
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(19)
Oct 1
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(19)
Aug 24
Aretha Franklin - Spirit in the Dark
Aretha Franklin
Spirit in the Dark
83
critic score
(3)
88
user score
(18)
Nov 14
Syd Barrett - Barrett
Syd Barrett
Barrett
65
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(18)
Dec 11
Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band - Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band
Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band
Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band
91
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(17)
1970
Exuma - Exuma II
Exuma
Exuma II
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(16)
Apr 1
Randy Newman - 12 Songs
Randy Newman
12 Songs
100
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(16)
Nov 15
Van Morrison - His Band and the Street Choir
Van Morrison
His Band and the Street Choir
89
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(16)
Mar 25
John Cale - Vintage Violence
John Cale
Vintage Violence
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(15)
Jul 1
Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die
Traffic
John Barleycorn Must Die
80
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(15)
Jul 1
Funkadelic - Free Your Mind... and Your Ass Will Follow
Funkadelic
Free Your Mind... and Your Ass Will Follow
89
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(15)
Sep 23
The Allman Brothers Band - Idlewild South
The Allman Brothers Band
Idlewild South
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(15)
Oct 23
Frank Zappa - Chunga's Revenge
Frank Zappa
Chunga's Revenge
70
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(15)
Mar 6
Charles Manson - Lie: The Love and Terror Cult
Charles Manson
Lie: The Love and Terror Cult
80
critic score
(1)
57
user score
(14)
Jul 6
Antônio Carlos Jobim - Stone Flower
Antônio Carlos Jobim
Stone Flower
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(13)
1970
Alice Coltrane - Ptah, The El Daoud
Alice Coltrane
Ptah, The El Daoud
90
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(12)
Dec 18
T. Rex - T. Rex
T. Rex
T. Rex
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(11)
Aug 7
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Stevie Wonder
Signed, Sealed & Delivered
60
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(10)
Feb 1
Les Rallizes Dénudés - Mizutani
Les Rallizes Dénudés
Mizutani
81
user score
(9)
Jun 19
Diana Ross - Diana Ross
Diana Ross
Diana Ross
75
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(9)
Nov 1
Minnie Riperton - Come to My Garden
Minnie Riperton
Come to My Garden
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(9)
1970
Lee Hazlewood - Cowboy in Sweden
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden
80
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(8)
May 8
Jackson 5 - ABC
Jackson 5
ABC
95
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(8)
Aug 1
Pearls Before Swine - The Use of Ashes
Pearls Before Swine
The Use of Ashes
80
critic score
(1)
63
user score
(8)
Sep 18
Fleetwood Mac - Kiln House
Fleetwood Mac
Kiln House
75
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(8)
Nov 23
Stephen Stills - Stephen Stills
Stephen Stills
Stephen Stills
90
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(8)
Dec 1
Van Der Graaf Generator - H to He Who Am the Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
H to He Who Am the Only One
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(8)
1970
The Art Ensemble of Chicago - Les stances à Sophie
The Art Ensemble of Chicago
Les stances à Sophie
85
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(7)
Apr 17
Rita Lee - Build Up
Rita Lee
Build Up
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(7)
Apr 20
Jethro Tull - Benefit
Jethro Tull
Benefit
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(7)
May 1
Bruce Haack - The Electric Lucifer
Bruce Haack
The Electric Lucifer
89
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(7)
Jun
Tangerine Dream - Electronic Meditation
Tangerine Dream
Electronic Meditation
68
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(7)
Jul 1
Cat Stevens - Mona Bone Jakon
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon
80
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(7)
Jul 14
Supertramp - Supertramp
Supertramp
Supertramp
40
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(7)
Aug 1
James Brown - Sex Machine
James Brown
Sex Machine
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(7)
Aug 17
The Band - Stage Fright
The Band
Stage Fright
84
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(7)
Dec 1
Scott Walker - 'Til the Band Comes In
Scott Walker
'Til the Band Comes In
56
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(7)
Dec 4
Robert Wyatt - The End of an Ear
Robert Wyatt
The End of an Ear
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(7)
Apr 10
Tim Maia - Tim Maia 1
Tim Maia
Tim Maia 1
87
user score
(6)
May
Antônio Carlos Jobim - Tide
Antônio Carlos Jobim
Tide
60
critic score
(1)
69
user score
(6)
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