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The Highest Rated Albums of 1970

1.

Grateful Dead - American Beauty
November 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

2.

Santana - Abraxas
September 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

3.

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
April 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

5.

The Velvet Underground - Loaded
September 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

6.

James Taylor - Sweet Baby James
February 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

7.

Randy Newman - 12 Songs
April 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

8.

The Stooges - Funhouse
July 7, 1970
Critic Score
99
6 reviews

9.

Grateful Dead - Workingman's Dead
June 14, 1970
Critic Score
98
5 reviews

11.

Curtis Mayfield - Curtis
September 1, 1970
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

12.

Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
February 13, 1970
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

14.

Black Sabbath - Paranoid
September 18, 1970
Critic Score
96
6 reviews

15.

Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley
June 1, 1970
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

16.

Jackson 5 - ABC
May 8, 1970
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

17.

Van Morrison - Moondance
February 28, 1970
Critic Score
95
3 reviews

18.

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
November 27, 1970
Critic Score
93
4 reviews

19.

The Beach Boys - Sunflower
August 31, 1970
Critic Score
93
5 reviews

20.

Nick Drake - Bryter Layter
November 1, 1970
Critic Score
92
3 reviews

21.

Neil Young - After the Gold Rush
September 19, 1970
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

22.

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
October 5, 1970
Critic Score
92
6 reviews

23.

Flamin' Groovies - Flamingo
July 1, 1970
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

24.

Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day
December 1, 1970
Critic Score
90
4 reviews
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