Hans Postcard’s Top 30 Albums of 1970.


30. Paul McCartney: McCartney:

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29. Traffic- John Barleycorn Must Die

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28, Black Sabbath: Paranoid:


27. Rod Stewart: Gasoline Alley

Man Who Sold the World

26. David Bowie: The Man Who Sold The World


25. Kris Kristofferson- Kris Kristofferson

24. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young- Deja Vu:

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23. Joni Mitchell: Ladies Of The Canyon:

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22. The Kinks: Lola versus Powerman And The Moneygoround Part One


21. Badfinger: No Dice:

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20. Van Morrison: His Band And The Street Choir:

Bitches Brew

19. Miles Davis: Bitches Brew

Fun House

18. The Stooges: Fun House

17. Bob Dylan: New Morning

Stage Fright

16. The Band: Stage Fright

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15. Randy Newman : 12 Songs

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14. Cat Stevens: Tea For The Tillerman

Workingman's Dead

13. The Grateful Dead- Workingman’s Dead

12- The Grateful Dead- American Beauty

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11-The Beatles- Let It Be

Live at Leeds

10- The Who -Live At Leeds

Led Zeppelin III (Remastered)

9- Led Zeppelin- Led Zeppelin III

Loaded: Re-Loaded 45th Anniversary Edition

8-The Velvet Underground- Loaded

Bridge Over Troubled Water

7-Simon & Garfunkel- Bridge Over Troubled Water

Cosmo's Factory

6-Creedence Clearwater Revival- Cosmos Factory


5- Derek And The Dominos- Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs

After the Gold Rush

4- Neil Young- After The Gold Rush

Plastic Ono Band (Deluxe Edition)

3-John Lennon- Plastic Ono Band

Moondance (Expanded Edition)

2-Van Morrison- Moondance

All Things Must Pass

1- George Harrison- All Things Must Pass

13 responses to “HANS POSTCARD’S TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 1970

    • Happy New Year Stephen- Hope you are continuing into 1971 starting tomorrow? I know there will be a point where I probably jump ship on the 50 year stuff but I plan on carrying on for 71 and 72 at the least..

  1. Tea For The Tillerman is my all-time album. Cat Stevens at his creative peak. Ladies of The Canyon, CSN first album, and Dylans Nashville Skyline. I still have all those albums in good condition. I was in Barnes and Noble a few days ago, and Tea For The Tillerman is listed for 52.00. I think I paid 6.00 back in the day.

  2. I didn’t have a big budget at the age of 14 in 1970 but I had Neil Young’s After The Gold Rush and CSN&Y’s Deja Vu. I loved both of those. I also had the Who’s Live at Leeds, which just wasn’t my cup of tea, and McCartney’s eponymous solo debut. I felt McCartney picked my pocket with that one with only one good song, Maybe I’m Amazed.

    • It’s odd how back then the critics panned the McCartney album but now it’s looked at more favorably. Not one of my favorites of his.

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