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TOP PERFORMING ALBUMS

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No 10
No 10

No 10

Album: Let It Be – The Beatles 

Released: 8 May 1970 (UK) and 18 May 1970 (US)

Recorded: February 1968, January–February 1969 and March to April 1970 at Abbey Road, Apple studios, and Twickenham Film Studios, London

Genre: Rock, Blues, R&B

Length: 35:10

Label: Reprise

Producer: Phil Spector

No 9
No 9

No 9

Album: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs – Derek and the Dominos

Released: 9 November 1970

Recorded: 28 August – 2 October 1970 at Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida

Genre: Blues rock

Length: 77:16

Label: Polydor, Atco

Producers: Tom Dowd, Derek and the Dominos

 

No 8
No 8

No 8

Album: Fun House – The Stooges

Released: July 7, 1970

Recorded: May 11-25, 1970 at Elektra Sound Recorders in Los Angeles

Genre: Hard rock, Avant-garde rock, Proto-punk, Punk Jazz

Length: 36:35

Label: Elektra

Producer: Don Gallucci

 

No 7
No 7

No 7

Album: All Things Must Pass – George Harrison

Released: July 7, 1970

Recorded: May 11-25, 1970 at Elektra Sound Recorders in Los Angeles

Genre: Hard rock, Avant-garde rock, Proto-punk, Punk Jazz

Length: 36:35

Label: Elektra

Producer: Don Gallucci

 

No 6
No 6

No 6

Album: Moondance – Van Morrison
Released: January 27, 1970
Recorded: August–September 1969
Studio: A & R (New York)
Genre:
Rhythm and bluessoulrockjazzpopIrish folk
Length: 38:14
Label: Warner Bros.
Producer: Van Morrison

No 5
No 5

No 5

Album: Led Zeppelin III – Led Zeppelin

Released: 5 October 1970 (US) and on 23 October 1970 (UK)

Recorded: December 1969, May–July 1970 at Rolling Stones Mobile Studio, Headley Grange, Hampshire; Island Studios, Olympic Studios, London

Genre: Folk rock, Hard rock

Length: 43:04

Label: Atlantic

Producer: Jimmy Page

 

No 4
No 4

No 4

Album: John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – John Lennon

Released: 11 December 1970

Recorded: 26 September – 23 October 1970 at Abbey Road Studios & Ascot Sound Studios

Genre: Rock, Avant-pop

Length: 39:16

Label: Apple

Producers: John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Phil Spector

 

No 3
No 3

No 3

Album: Bridge over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel

Released: January 26, 1970

Recorded: November 1969

Genre: Folk rock, rock

Length: 36:29

Label: Columbia

Producers: Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Roy Halee

 

No 2
No 2

No 2

Album: Paranoid – Black Sabbath

Released: 18 September 1970 (UK) and 7 January 1971 (US)

Recorded: 16–21 June 1970 at Regent Sound Studios and Island Studios, London

Genre: Heavy metal

Length: 42:07

Label: Vertigo, Warner Bros.

Producer: Rodger Bain

 

No 1 (Best Performing Album)
No 1 (Best Performing Album)

No 1 (Best Performing Album)

Album: After The Gold RushNeil Young

Released: September 19, 1970

Recorded: Winter 1969 to June 1970 at Sunset Sound, Hollywood, CA and Sound City, Van Nuys, Los Angeles Redwood Studios, Topanga, CA

Genre: Roots rock, Country rock, Folk rock

Length: 35:10

Label: Reprise

Producers: Neil Young, David Briggs with Kendall Pacios

 

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