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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.

The Stooges - Funhouse
July 7, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

4.

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

5.

Derek and The Dominos - Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
November 9, 1970
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

6.

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

7.

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

8.

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

9.

The Last Poets - The Last Poets
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

10.

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

11.

Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
January 26, 1970
Critic Score
98
4 reviews

12.

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

13.

Black Sabbath - Paranoid
September 18, 1970
Critic Score
97
7 reviews

14.

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo's Factory
July 17, 1970
Critic Score
96
3 reviews

15.

John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band - John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band
December 11, 1970
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

16.

Curtis Mayfield - Curtis
September 1, 1970
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

17.

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
November 27, 1970
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

18.

Tim Buckley - Starsailor
November 1, 1970
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

19.

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

20.

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

21.

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

22.

Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day
December 1, 1970
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

23.

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

24.

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

25.

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
October 5, 1970
Critic Score
90
3 reviews
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