List of Top 25 albums for 1970 in Australia

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The following lists the top 25 (end of year) charting albums on the Australian Album Charts, for the year of 1970. These were the best charting albums in Australia for 1970. The source for this year is the "Kent Music Report", known from 1987 onwards as the "Australian Music Report".

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. "Bridge Over Troubled Water" Simon and Garfunkel 1 15
2. "Led Zeppelin II" Led Zeppelin 1 5
3. "Déjà Vu" Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 1 2
4. "Willy and the Poor Boys" Creedence Clearwater Revival 2
5. "Cosmo's Factory" Creedence Clearwater Revival 1 19 (pkd #1 in 1970 & 71)
6. "Let It Be The Beatles 1 4
7. "Abbey Road" The Beatles 1 8
8. "Easy Rider Motion Picture Soundtrack 4
9. "Chicago" Chicago 5
10. "Feliciano 10-23" Jose Feliciano 2
11. "Woodstock" Various Artists 2
12. "Tom Jones Live in Las Vegas" Tom Jones 2
13. "Hair (musical)" Original Broadway Cast 1 (pkd #1 in 1969)
14. "Hair (musical)" Original Australian Cast 3
15. "Self Portrait" Bob Dylan 3
16. "Band of Gypsys" Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles, Billy Cox 3
17. "McCartney" Paul McCartney 3
18. "Morrison Hotel" The Doors 3
19. "Best of the Bee Gees" Bee Gees 6
20. "Hey Jude" The Beatles 1 2
21. "The Who Live at Leeds" The Who 6
22. "Candles in the Rain" Melanie 2
23. "In the Court of the Crimson King" King Crimson 7
24. "Max Merritt and the Meteors" Max Merritt and the Meteors 7
25. "Benefit" Jethro Tull 4


These charts are calculated by David Kent of the Kent Music Report and they are based on the number of weeks and position the records reach within the top 100 albums for each week.

source: David Kent's "Australian Chart Book 1970-1992"