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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 ALBUMS OF 1970 PDF Print E-mail
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Jul 08, 2011 at 06:53 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 ALBUMS OF 1970*








POS-ALBUM-ARTIST-LABEL-PEAK MONTH
  1 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER-SIMON & GARFUNKEL-COLUMBIA
  2 LED ZEPPELIN II-LED ZEPPELIN-Atlantic
  3 CHICAGO II-CHICAGO-Columbia
  4 ABBEY ROAD?THE BEATLES-Apple
  5 SANTANA-SANTANA-Columbia
  6 GET READY?RARE EARTH-Rare Earth
  7 EASY RIDER?ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK-Dunhill
  8 BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID-Soundtrack-A&M
  9 JOE COCKER!-Joe Cocker-A&M
 10 WAS CAPTURED LIVE AT THE FORUM-Three Dog Night-Dunhill
 11 Deja Vu-Crosby,Stills & Nash-Atlantic
 12 Willy & The Poorboys-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy
 13 Blood,Sweat & Tears-Blood,Sweat & Tears-Columbia
 14 Hair?Original Cast-RCA Victor
 15 Sweet Baby James-James Taylor-Warner Brothers
 16 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida?Iron Butterfly-Atco
 17 American Woman-Guess Who-RCA
 18 Grand Funk-Grand Funk Railroad-Capitol
 19 Crosby,Stills & Nash-Crosby,Stills & Nash-Atlantic
 20 Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head-BJ Thomas-Scepter
 21 Stand!-Sly & The Family Stone-Epic
 22 The Best Of Charley Pride-RCA Victor
 23 Chicago Transit Authority-Chicago-Columbia
 24 Woodstock Original Soundtrack-Various Artists-Cotillion
 25 McCartney-Paul McCartney-Apple
 26 The Isaac Hayes Movement-Isaac Hayes-Enterprise
 27 Live In Las Vegas?Tom Jones-Parrot
 28 Engelbert Humperdinck-Engelbert Humperdinck-Parrot
 29 Green River-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy
 30 Cosno's Factory-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy
 31 Let It Be-Beatles-Apple
 32 Mountain Climbing!?Mountain-Windfall
 33 The Age Of Aquarius?The Fifth Dimension-Soul City
 34 Band Of Gypsys-Jimi Hendrix-Reprise
 35 It Ain?t Easy?Three Dog Night-Dunhill
 36 Hot Buttered Soul-Isaac Hayes-Enterprise
 37 To Our Children?s Children?s Children?The Moody Blues-Threshold
 38 Steppenwolf Live-Steppenwolf-Dunhill
 39 The Band-The Band-Capitol
 40 I Want You Back-Jackson Five-Motown
 41 Still Waters Run Deep?The Four Tops-Motown
 42 Live At Leeds-Who-Decca
 43 Blood,Sweat & Tears III-Blood,Sweat & Tears-Columbia
 44 The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress?Flip Wilson-Little David
 45 Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere-Neil Young & Crazy Horse-Reprise
 46 Suitable For Framing-Three Dog Night-Dunhill
 47 Here Comes Bobby-Bobby Sherman-Metromedia
 48 Let It Bleed-Rolling Stones-London
 49 Hey Jude-Beatles-Apple
 50 Psychedelic Shack-Temptations-Gordy
 51 Greatest Hits-Fifth Dimension-Soul City
 52 Closing The Gap-Michael Parks-MGM
 53 ABC-Jackson Five-Motown 
 54 Hello,I'm Johnny Cash-Columbia
 55 Ladies Of The Canyon?Joni Mitchell-Reprise
 56 Swiss Movement-Les McCann & Eddie Harris-Atlantic
 57 This Girl?s In Love With You?Aretha Franklin-Atlantic
 58 Benefit?Jethro Tull-Reprise
 59 Paint Your Wagon-Soundtrack-Paramount
 60 Tommy?The Who-Decca
 61 Candles In The Rain-Melanie-Buddah
 62 Monster-Steppenwolf-Dunhill
 63 Johnny Cash At San Quentin-Columbia
 64 Self Portrait-Bob Dylan-Columbia
 65 Closer To Home-Grand Funk Railroad-Capitol
 66 Okie From Muskogee-Merle Haggard-Capitol
 67 Live Peace In Toronto 1969?John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band-Apple
 68 On Time-Grand Funk Railroad-Capitol
 69 Cricklewood Green?Ten Years After-Deram
 70 I?ll Never Fall In Love Again?Dionne Warwick-Scepter
 71 Midnight Cowboy-Soundtrack-United Artists
 72 Frijid Pink-Frijid Pink-Parrot
 73 Tom-Tom Jones-Parrot
 74 Touching You Touching Me?Neil Diamond-Uni
 75 John B. Sebastian-MGM/Reprise 
 76 Volunteers?Jefferson Airplane-RCA Victor
 77 Eric Burdon Declares ?War??Eric Burdon & War-MGM
 78 On The Threshold Of A Dream-Moody Blues-Deram
 79 Morrison Hotel-Doors-Elektra
 80 Cold Blood-Cold Blood-San Francisco
 81 Turning Point-John Mayall-Polydor
 82 John Barleycorn Must Die-Traffic-United Artists
 83 Ecology-Rare Earth-Rare Earth
 84 Best Of Tommy James & The Shondells-Roulette
 85 Bitches Brew-Miles Davis-Columbia
 86 Funny Girl-Original Soundtrack-Columbia
 87 Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison-Johnny Cash-Columbia
 88 Completely Well-B.B. King-Bluesway
 89 Little Woman?Bobby Sherman-Metromedia
 90 The Sesame Street Book & Record?Original Television Cast-Columbia
 91 2001:A Space Odyssey-Soundtrack-MGM
 92 Twelve In A Roe-Tommy Roe-ABC
 93 Try A Little Kindness-Glen Campbell-Capitol
 94 Walking In Space-Quincy Jones-A&M
 95 Just Plain Charley-Charley Pride
 96 Diana Ross-Diana Ross-Motown
 97 Bayou Country-Creedence Clearwater Revival-Fantasy
 98 The Last Poets-The Last Poets-Douglas
 99 Puzzle People?The Temptations-Gordy
100 10 Years Together/The Best Of Peter,Paul & Mary-Warner Brothers

* As published in the December 26,1970 issue of Billboard Magazine.
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