List of number-one albums in Australia during the 1970s

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The following lists the number one albums on the Australian Albums Chart during the 1970s. The source for this decade is the Kent Music Report.

1970[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
5 January The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
12 January
19 January
26 January
2 February
9 February
16 February
23 February
2 March Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 5 weeks
9 March
16 March
23 March
30 March
6 April Simon and Garfunkel Bridge over Troubled Water 15 weeks
13 April
20 April
27 April
4 May
9 May
18 May The Beatles Hey Jude 2 weeks
25 May
1 June Simon and Garfunkel Bridge over Troubled Water 15 weeks
8 June
15 June The Beatles Let It Be 4 weeks
22 June
29 June
6 July
13 July Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Déjà Vu 2 weeks
20 July
27 July Simon and Garfunkel Bridge over Troubled Water 15 weeks
3 August
10 August
17 August
24 August
31 August
7 September
14 September Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
21 September
28 September
5 October
12 October
19 October
26 October
2 November
9 November
16 November
23 November
30 November
7 December
14 December
21 December
28 December

1971[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
4 January Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
11 January
18 January
25 January Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III 4 weeks
1 February
8 February
15 February
22 February Santana Abraxas 1 week
1 March Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum 3 weeks
8 March
15 March
22 March George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
29 March
5 April
12 April
19 April
26 April
3 May
10 May
17 May Janis Joplin Pearl 5 weeks
24 May
31 May
7 June
14 June
21 June Deep Purple Deep Purple in Rock 2 weeks
28 June
5 July Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
12 July
19 July
26 July The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers 2 weeks
2 August
9 August Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
16 August
23 August
30 August Daddy Cool Daddy Who?... Daddy Cool 7 weeks
6 September
13 September
20 September
27 September
4 October
11 October
18 October Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
25 October
1 November Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 5 weeks
8 November
15 November
22 November
29 November
6 December Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
13 December
20 December
27 December

1972[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
3 January Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
10 January John Lennon Imagine 2 weeks
17 January
24 January Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
31 January
7 February
14 February
21 February
28 February
6 March
13 March
19 March
27 March
3 April Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
10 April
17 April
24 April
1 May
8 May
15 May
22 May
29 May
5 June
12 June
19 June Neil Young Harvest 1 week
26 June Deep Purple Machine Head 2 weeks
3 July
10 July Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
17 July
24 July
31 July
7 August
14 August
21 August
28 August
4 September
11 September
18 September
25 September Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
2 October
9 October
16 October
23 October Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
30 October
6 November
13 November
20 November
27 November
4 December
11 December Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
18 December
25 December

1973[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
1 January Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
8 January
15 January
22 January
29 January
5 February Slayed? 6 weeks
12 February
19 February
26 February
5 March
12 March
19 March Carly Simon No Secrets 6 weeks
26 March
2 April
9 April
16 April
23 April
30 April Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player 3 weeks
7 May
14 May
21 May Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
28 May
4 June Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy 3 weeks
11 June
18 June
25 June Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
2 July
9 July Paul McCartney and Wings Red Rose Speedway 3 weeks
16 July
23 July
30 July Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
6 August
13 August
20 August
27 August
3 September
10 September
17 September
24 September
1 October
8 October
15 October
22 October
29 October
5 November
12 November
19 November
26 November The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup 4 weeks
3 December
10 December
17 December
24 December Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
31 December

1974[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
7 January Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
14 January
21 January
28 January Jonathan Livingston Seagull 4 weeks
4 February
11 February
18 February
25 February Hot August Night 29 weeks
4 March
11 March
18 March Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 3 weeks
25 March
1 April
8 April Paul McCartney and Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
15 April
22 April
29 April
6 May
13 May
20 May Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 4 weeks
27 May
3 June
10 June
17 June Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
24 June
1 July
8 July
15 July
22 July
29 July Paul McCartney and Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
5 August Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
12 August Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
19 August
26 August
2 September
9 September
16 September
23 September
30 September
7 October
14 October
21 October Suzi Quatro Quatro 6 weeks
28 October
4 November
11 November
18 November
25 November
2 December Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
9 December
16 December
23 December
30 December

1975[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
6 January Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
13 January
20 January Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
27 January
3 February
10 February
17 February
24 February Skyhooks Living in the 70's 16 weeks
3 March
10 March
17 March
24 March
31 March
7 April
14 April
21 April
28 April
5 May
12 May
19 May
26 May
2 June
9 June
16 June Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy 5 weeks
23 June
30 June
7 July
14 July
21 July Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
28 July
4 August
11 August
18 August
25 August
1 September
8 September
15 September
22 September
29 September
6 October Sherbet Sherbet's Greatest Hits 1 week
13 October Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 4 weeks
20 October
27 October
3 November
10 November John Denver Windsong 2 weeks
17 November
24 November Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing 2 weeks
1 December
8 December ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
15 December
22 December
29 December

1976[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
5 January ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
12 January
19 January
26 January
2 February
9 February
16 February
23 February Bob Dylan Desire 3 weeks
1 March
8 March
15 March Queen A Night at the Opera 2 weeks
22 March
29 March ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
5 April
12 April
19 April
26 April
3 May
10 May
17 May
24 May
31 May
7 June
14 June
21 June
28 June
5 July
12 July
19 July Sherbet Howzat 2 weeks
26 July Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise 4 weeks
2 August
9 August Sherbet Howzat 2 weeks
16 August Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise 4 weeks
23 August
30 August Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
6 September
13 September
20 September
27 September
4 October
11 October
18 October
25 October
1 November
8 November Bryan Ferry Let's Stick Together 2 weeks
15 November
22 November ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
29 November
6 December
13 December
20 December
27 December

1977[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
3 January ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
10 January
17 January Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
23 January
31 January
7 February
14 February
21 February
28 February
7 March
14 March
21 March
28 March
4 April
11 April Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
18 April Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
25 April
2 May
9 May
16 May
23 May
30 May
6 June
13 June
20 June Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
27 June
4 July
11 July
18 July
25 July
1 August
8 August
15 August
22 August
29 August
5 September
12 September
19 September
26 September
3 October
10 October
17 October
24 October Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
31 October
7 November
14 November
21 November
28 November Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
5 December
12 December
19 December
26 December

1978[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
2 January Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
9 January
16 January
23 January
30 January Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
6 February
13 February Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams 5 weeks
20 February
27 February
6 March
13 March
20 March Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
27 March
3 April
10 April
17 April
24 April
1 May
8 May
15 May
22 May
29 May
5 June
12 June
19 June
26 June Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell 7 weeks
3 July
10 July
17 July
24 July
31 July
7 August
14 August Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
21 August
28 August
4 September
11 September
18 September
25 September
2 October Jeff Wayne War of the Worlds 7 weeks
9 October
16 October
23 October
30 October
6 November
13 November
20 November Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
27 November
4 December Dire Straits Dire Straits 3 weeks
11 December
18 December
25 December Billy Joel 52nd Street 5 weeks

1979[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
1 January Billy Joel 52nd Street 5 weeks
8 January
15 January
22 January
29 January Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 6 weeks
5 February
12 February
19 February
26 February
5 March
12 March Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown 5 weeks
19 March
26 March
2 April
9 April
16 April Supertramp Breakfast in America 6 weeks
23 April
30 April
7 May
14 May
21 May
28 May Bob Seger The Bob Seger Collection 2 weeks
4 June
11 June Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 6 weeks
18 June
25 June
2 July
9 July
16 July
23 July Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
30 July
6 August Leo Sayer The Very Best of Leo Sayer 1 week
13 August Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
20 August
27 August
3 September The Knack Get the Knack 4 weeks
10 September
17 September Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
24 September The Knack Get the Knack 4 weeks
1 October
8 October Bob Dylan Slow Train Coming 2 weeks
15 October
22 October Eagles The Long Run 3 weeks
29 October
5 November
12 November Rod Stewart Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 5 weeks
19 November
26 November
3 December
10 December
17 December Bee Gees Bee Gees Greatest 3 weeks
24 December
31 December

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