Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
The Pretty Things
Parachute

4.65
24 votes
02
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.55
1610 votes
03
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
1025 votes
04
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.46
284 votes
05
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.44
36 votes
06
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.44
1135 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.43
728 votes
08
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.41
326 votes
09
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.4
31 votes
10
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

4.4
25 votes
11
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.4
737 votes
12
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.4
726 votes
13
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.38
16 votes
14
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1261 votes
15
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.34
32 votes
16
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.34
379 votes
17
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything?

4.33
44 votes
18
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.32
75 votes
19
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.29
240 votes
20
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.29
444 votes
21
Queen
Queen II

4.29
609 votes
22
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.29
35 votes
23
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

4.28
61 votes
24
Sparks
Sparks

4.28
18 votes
25
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.28
251 votes
26
Big Star
3rd

4.27
31 votes
27
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.27
115 votes
28
Jorge Ben
A Tabua de Esmeralda

4.27
11 votes
29
Nara Leao
Dez Anos Depois

4.26
32 votes
30
Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

4.26
54 votes
31
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.26
278 votes
32
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.25
112 votes
33
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.25
84 votes
34
Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones

4.25
12 votes
35
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.25
287 votes
36
Boston
Boston

4.25
712 votes
37
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

4.25
331 votes
38
Big Star
Radio City

4.24
107 votes
39
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.23
60 votes
40
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.22
112 votes
41
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.22
86 votes
42
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.21
153 votes
43
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.2
223 votes
44
Chicago
Chicago II

4.19
60 votes
45
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.19
66 votes
46
Yes
Relayer

4.19
659 votes
47
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.19
16 votes
48
Yes
The Yes Album

4.18
787 votes
49
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.18
91 votes
50
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.17
147 votes
51
Carole King
Tapestry

4.17
86 votes
52
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.17
96 votes
53
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.17
18 votes
54
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.16
549 votes
55
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.16
590 votes
56
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.15
110 votes
57
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.15
151 votes
58
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.14
476 votes
59
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

4.14
59 votes
60
Wings
Band on the Run

4.14
238 votes
61
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.14
179 votes
62
Chicago
Chicago V

4.14
22 votes
63
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.14
111 votes
64
Big Star
#1 Record

4.13
149 votes
65
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.13
35 votes
66
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.13
94 votes
67
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.13
12 votes
68
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.13
12 votes
69
10cc
Sheet Music

4.13
12 votes
70
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.12
110 votes
71
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.12
34 votes
72
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.12
203 votes
73
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.12
52 votes
74
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.12
213 votes
75
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.11
111 votes
76
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.11
259 votes
77
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.1
95 votes
78
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.09
95 votes
79
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.09
97 votes
80
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.09
111 votes
81
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.08
50 votes
82
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.08
142 votes
83
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

4.08
13 votes
84
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.07
108 votes
85
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

4.07
15 votes
86
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.06
508 votes
87
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.06
18 votes
88
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.05
30 votes
89
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
90
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

4.04
35 votes
91
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4.04
13 votes
92
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

4.03
61 votes
93
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.02
130 votes
94
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.02
110 votes
95
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.02
227 votes
96
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight

4.02
71 votes
97
The Human League
Reproduction

4.02
27 votes
98
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.02
436 votes
99
John Lennon
Imagine

4.01
363 votes
100
Elton John
Elton John

4.01
87 votes
101
The Cars
The Cars

4.01
197 votes
102
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

4
110 votes
103
The B-52s
The B52's

4
107 votes
104
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

4
63 votes
105
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4
40 votes
106
Ringo Starr
Ringo

4
33 votes
107
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

4
30 votes
108
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4
17 votes
109
Blondie
Blondie

3.99
76 votes
110
The Undertones
The Undertones

3.99
48 votes
111
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

3.99
182 votes
112
Sparks
Propaganda

3.98
52 votes
113
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

3.97
30 votes
114
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

3.96
14 votes
115
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.96
344 votes
116
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.96
68 votes
117
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.95
136 votes
118
Queen
Queen

3.95
433 votes
119
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.94
18 votes
120
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes

3.94
42 votes
121
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.94
434 votes
122
Kansas
Kansas

3.93
59 votes
123
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.93
66 votes
124
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.93
112 votes
125
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.93
61 votes
126
Toto
Hydra

3.93
27 votes
127
Toto
Toto

3.92
39 votes
128
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

3.92
26 votes
129
Ringo Starr
Beaucoups of Blues

3.92
13 votes
130
Sparks
Indiscreet

3.92
12 votes
131
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.91
23 votes
132
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.91
86 votes
133
Cheap Trick
In Color

3.9
50 votes
134
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.9
50 votes
135
America
America

3.9
25 votes
136
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

3.9
15 votes
137
Queen
News of the World

3.9
504 votes
138
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.9
72 votes
139
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.89
68 votes
140
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.88
147 votes
141
ABBA
The Album

3.88
34 votes
142
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.88
86 votes
143
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.88
28 votes
144
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.87
1770 votes
145
Roxy Music
Siren

3.87
65 votes
146
Chicago
Chicago III

3.86
29 votes
147
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

3.86
18 votes
148
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.86
131 votes
149
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.85
27 votes
150
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.85
504 votes
151
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.84
45 votes
152
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.84
16 votes
153
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.84
35 votes
154
Harry Nilsson
The Point!

3.83
12 votes
155
Cheap Trick
Dream Police

3.83
50 votes
156
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.82
14 votes
157
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.82
190 votes
158
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.81
35 votes
159
Kansas
Song for America

3.81
50 votes
160
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.81
111 votes
161
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.81
13 votes
162
10cc
How Dare You!

3.81
13 votes
163
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.81
106 votes
164
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

3.81
18 votes
165
Styx
The Grand Illusion

3.8
123 votes
166
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.8
33 votes
167
Kansas
Masque

3.8
58 votes
168
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.8
20 votes
169
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.8
67 votes
170
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.79
39 votes
171
Cat Stevens
Back To Earth

3.79
12 votes
172
Queen
Jazz

3.79
408 votes
173
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.78
145 votes
174
Journey
Infinity

3.78
96 votes
175
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.77
51 votes
176
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.77
330 votes
177
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.77
124 votes
178
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.77
39 votes
179
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.77
13 votes
180
Ohio Players
Honey

3.77
13 votes
181
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.76
17 votes
182
ABBA
Arrival

3.76
47 votes
183
The Jam
In The City

3.75
59 votes
184
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.75
20 votes
185
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.75
12 votes
186
Mott The Hoople
Mott

3.74
25 votes
187
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

3.73
30 votes
188
Yes
Going for the One

3.73
356 votes
189
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

3.73
13 votes
190
Genesis
Trespass

3.72
425 votes
191
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.72
60 votes
192
The Cars
Candy-O

3.71
47 votes
193
The Jackson 5
ABC

3.7
23 votes
194
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

3.69
74 votes
195
Ohio Players
Fire

3.68
11 votes
196
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.68
266 votes
197
America
History: America's Greatest Hits

3.68
17 votes
198
Boston
Don't Look Back

3.67
208 votes
199
Paul McCartney
McCartney

3.64
206 votes
200
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid

3.64
40 votes



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