Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
The Pretty Things
Parachute

4.66
25 votes
02
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.56
1629 votes
03
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
1030 votes
04
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.45
289 votes
05
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.44
1145 votes
06
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.44
36 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.43
730 votes
08
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

4.42
25 votes
09
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.41
326 votes
10
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.4
31 votes
11
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.4
744 votes
12
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.4
733 votes
13
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.38
16 votes
14
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1271 votes
15
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything?

4.34
45 votes
16
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.34
379 votes
17
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.33
33 votes
18
Sparks
Sparks

4.33
18 votes
19
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.32
75 votes
20
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.3
456 votes
21
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.29
38 votes
22
Queen
Queen II

4.29
616 votes
23
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.29
240 votes
24
Nara Leao
Dez Anos Depois

4.28
33 votes
25
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

4.28
61 votes
26
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.28
253 votes
27
Big Star
3rd

4.27
31 votes
28
Jorge Ben
A Tabua de Esmeralda

4.27
11 votes
29
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.26
116 votes
30
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.26
282 votes
31
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.26
113 votes
32
Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones

4.25
12 votes
33
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.25
290 votes
34
Boston
Boston

4.25
722 votes
35
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

4.25
332 votes
36
Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

4.25
53 votes
37
Big Star
Radio City

4.24
108 votes
38
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.22
114 votes
39
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.2
157 votes
40
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.2
87 votes
41
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.2
225 votes
42
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.2
86 votes
43
Chicago
Chicago II

4.19
60 votes
44
Yes
Relayer

4.19
666 votes
45
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.19
69 votes
46
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.19
16 votes
47
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.18
150 votes
48
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.18
94 votes
49
Yes
The Yes Album

4.18
794 votes
50
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.18
62 votes
51
Carole King
Tapestry

4.17
86 votes
52
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.17
557 votes
53
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.17
96 votes
54
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.16
67 votes
55
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.15
594 votes
56
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.15
479 votes
57
Wings
Band on the Run

4.14
239 votes
58
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

4.14
59 votes
59
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.14
151 votes
60
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.14
111 votes
61
Big Star
#1 Record

4.14
151 votes
62
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me

4.14
22 votes
63
Chicago
Chicago V

4.14
22 votes
64
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.14
180 votes
65
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.13
112 votes
66
John Cale
Fear

4.13
45 votes
67
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.13
35 votes
68
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.13
110 votes
69
10cc
Sheet Music

4.13
12 votes
70
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.13
12 votes
71
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.13
12 votes
72
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.12
94 votes
73
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.12
214 votes
74
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.12
34 votes
75
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.12
52 votes
76
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.11
205 votes
77
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.11
111 votes
78
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.11
263 votes
79
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.1
96 votes
80
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.1
98 votes
81
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.09
112 votes
82
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.09
97 votes
83
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.08
146 votes
84
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.08
19 votes
85
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

4.08
13 votes
86
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.07
109 votes
87
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.07
52 votes
88
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

4.07
15 votes
89
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.06
510 votes
90
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

4.06
36 votes
91
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.06
18 votes
92
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.05
30 votes
93
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
94
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4.04
13 votes
95
Toto
Hydra

4.04
27 votes
96
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

4.03
65 votes
97
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.03
111 votes
98
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight

4.02
70 votes
99
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.02
438 votes
100
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.02
130 votes
101
The Human League
Reproduction

4.02
27 votes
102
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.02
230 votes
103
Elton John
Elton John

4.01
90 votes
104
The Cars
The Cars

4.01
198 votes
105
John Lennon
Imagine

4.01
367 votes
106
The B-52s
The B52's

4
107 votes
107
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

4
63 votes
108
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4
40 votes
109
Ringo Starr
Ringo

4
33 votes
110
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

4
31 votes
111
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

4
30 votes
112
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4
17 votes
113
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

4
13 votes
114
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

4
115 votes
115
Blondie
Blondie

3.99
76 votes
116
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

3.99
188 votes
117
Sparks
Propaganda

3.98
52 votes
118
The Undertones
The Undertones

3.98
49 votes
119
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.97
72 votes
120
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.96
24 votes
121
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.95
352 votes
122
Queen
Queen

3.95
438 votes
123
Kansas
Kansas

3.95
62 votes
124
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.95
68 votes
125
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.94
18 votes
126
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.94
440 votes
127
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes

3.93
43 votes
128
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.93
114 votes
129
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.93
68 votes
130
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.93
61 votes
131
Toto
Toto

3.92
42 votes
132
Sparks
Indiscreet

3.92
12 votes
133
The Doobie Brothers
What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

3.92
12 votes
134
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.91
87 votes
135
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.91
17 votes
136
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.91
69 votes
137
Queen
News of the World

3.9
511 votes
138
America
America

3.9
25 votes
139
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

3.9
15 votes
140
Ringo Starr
Beaucoups of Blues

3.9
15 votes
141
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.9
73 votes
142
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.89
51 votes
143
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

3.89
27 votes
144
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.89
149 votes
145
ABBA
The Album

3.88
34 votes
146
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.88
87 votes
147
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.88
28 votes
148
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.87
1784 votes
149
Roxy Music
Siren

3.87
65 votes
150
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.87
134 votes
151
Chicago
Chicago III

3.86
29 votes
152
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

3.86
18 votes
153
Kansas
Song for America

3.86
53 votes
154
Cheap Trick
In Color

3.86
50 votes
155
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.86
35 votes
156
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.85
27 votes
157
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.85
509 votes
158
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.84
45 votes
159
Kansas
Masque

3.83
60 votes
160
Harry Nilsson
The Point!

3.83
12 votes
161
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.83
196 votes
162
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.82
115 votes
163
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.82
14 votes
164
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.82
36 votes
165
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.81
40 votes
166
Styx
The Grand Illusion

3.81
125 votes
167
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.81
13 votes
168
10cc
How Dare You!

3.81
13 votes
169
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.81
13 votes
170
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

3.81
18 votes
171
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.8
33 votes
172
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.8
68 votes
173
Cheap Trick
Dream Police

3.8
50 votes
174
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.8
20 votes
175
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.8
20 votes
176
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.8
107 votes
177
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.79
39 votes
178
Cat Stevens
Back To Earth

3.79
12 votes
179
Queen
Jazz

3.79
413 votes
180
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.78
146 votes
181
Journey
Infinity

3.78
97 votes
182
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.78
127 votes
183
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.77
51 votes
184
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.77
333 votes
185
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.77
13 votes
186
Ohio Players
Honey

3.77
13 votes
187
The Jam
In The City

3.77
60 votes
188
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.76
40 votes
189
ABBA
Arrival

3.76
47 votes
190
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

3.75
14 votes
191
Mott The Hoople
Mott

3.74
25 votes
192
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.74
21 votes
193
Yes
Going for the One

3.74
360 votes
194
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

3.73
15 votes
195
Genesis
Trespass

3.72
429 votes
196
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.72
27 votes
197
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.72
60 votes
198
The Cars
Candy-O

3.71
47 votes
199
The Doobie Brothers
Toulouse Street

3.71
17 votes
200
The Jackson 5
ABC

3.7
23 votes



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