Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.56
1879 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
1206 votes
03
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.45
1277 votes
04
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.44
348 votes
05
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.44
843 votes
06
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.41
880 votes
07
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.4
888 votes
08
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.4
15 votes
09
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.39
403 votes
10
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1466 votes
11
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.36
40 votes
12
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.36
456 votes
13
Nara Leao
Dez Anos Depois

4.33
36 votes
14
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.33
89 votes
15
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.32
44 votes
16
The Pretty Things
Parachute

4.32
33 votes
17
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.32
57 votes
18
Joe Walsh
But Seriously Folks....

4.3
15 votes
19
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.3
548 votes
20
Queen
Queen II

4.28
714 votes
21
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.28
45 votes
22
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.28
283 votes
23
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything?

4.27
62 votes
24
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.25
271 votes
25
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.25
93 votes
26
Sparks
Sparks

4.25
28 votes
27
Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones

4.25
12 votes
28
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.25
131 votes
29
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.25
360 votes
30
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.25
656 votes
31
Boston
Boston

4.24
790 votes
32
Chicago
Chicago II

4.24
72 votes
33
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.23
137 votes
34
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.23
191 votes
35
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.23
251 votes
36
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.21
128 votes
37
Chicago
Chicago V

4.21
29 votes
38
Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

4.2
71 votes
39
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

4.2
388 votes
40
Big Star
Radio City

4.2
124 votes
41
Yes
Relayer

4.19
775 votes
42
Yes
The Yes Album

4.19
911 votes
43
Carole King
Tapestry

4.19
100 votes
44
Big Star
3rd

4.19
37 votes
45
Minnie Riperton
Perfect Angel

4.18
11 votes
46
Chico Buarque
Meus Caros Amigos

4.18
11 votes
47
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.18
103 votes
48
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.18
124 votes
49
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.18
17 votes
50
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.17
645 votes
51
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.17
344 votes
52
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.17
113 votes
53
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.17
126 votes
54
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.17
66 votes
55
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.17
181 votes
56
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.17
130 votes
57
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.16
40 votes
58
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.16
124 votes
59
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.16
696 votes
60
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.16
584 votes
61
Wings
Band on the Run

4.16
275 votes
62
John Cale
Fear

4.15
60 votes
63
10cc
Sheet Music

4.15
17 votes
64
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.14
14 votes
65
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.14
73 votes
66
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.14
96 votes
67
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.13
30 votes
68
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.13
211 votes
69
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.11
132 votes
70
George Harrison
Living in the Material World

4.11
75 votes
71
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.11
241 votes
72
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.11
255 votes
73
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.11
18 votes
74
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.11
244 votes
75
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.11
14 votes
76
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.1
69 votes
77
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.1
60 votes
78
Big Star
#1 Record

4.1
181 votes
79
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.1
329 votes
80
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.08
178 votes
81
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.08
184 votes
82
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.07
583 votes
83
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.06
133 votes
84
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.06
119 votes
85
Sparks
Propaganda

4.06
64 votes
86
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.06
106 votes
87
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

4.06
80 votes
88
Sparks
Indiscreet

4.06
18 votes
89
Toto
Hydra

4.05
39 votes
90
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
91
Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
L.A.M.F.

4.04
35 votes
92
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.04
519 votes
93
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.04
123 votes
94
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.04
248 votes
95
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

4.04
14 votes
96
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

4.03
45 votes
97
The Human League
Reproduction

4.03
30 votes
98
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.03
33 votes
99
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight

4.03
84 votes
100
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.03
289 votes
101
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.03
20 votes
102
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4.02
42 votes
103
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.02
47 votes
104
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

4.02
242 votes
105
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.02
258 votes
106
XTC
Drums And Wires

4.02
94 votes
107
The B-52s
The B-52's

4.02
129 votes
108
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

4.01
137 votes
109
The Cars
The Cars

4
222 votes
110
Hall and Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4
17 votes
111
John Lennon
Imagine

3.99
412 votes
112
Ringo Starr
Ringo

3.99
39 votes
113
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.98
33 votes
114
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

3.97
36 votes
115
Elton John
Elton John

3.97
214 votes
116
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

3.97
16 votes
117
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.97
522 votes
118
Queen
Queen

3.96
514 votes
119
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.96
93 votes
120
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.96
219 votes
121
Blondie
Blondie

3.95
97 votes
122
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.95
83 votes
123
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

3.95
31 votes
124
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.95
80 votes
125
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.95
146 votes
126
Rod Stewart
An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down

3.94
18 votes
127
The Undertones
The Undertones

3.94
55 votes
128
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes

3.93
49 votes
129
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.93
21 votes
130
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.93
20 votes
131
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.92
104 votes
132
Queen
News of the World

3.92
583 votes
133
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.92
170 votes
134
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

3.92
44 votes
135
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.92
112 votes
136
Roxy Music
Siren

3.91
81 votes
137
Ringo Starr
Beaucoups of Blues

3.91
17 votes
138
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.91
17 votes
139
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

3.9
26 votes
140
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.9
62 votes
141
Chicago
Chicago III

3.9
36 votes
142
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.9
81 votes
143
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.9
85 votes
144
America
America

3.89
38 votes
145
Cheap Trick
In Color

3.89
67 votes
146
The Police
Outlandos d'Amour

3.88
330 votes
147
Toto
Toto

3.88
58 votes
148
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.88
73 votes
149
Ohio Players
Honey

3.88
16 votes
150
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.87
19 votes
151
10cc
10cc

3.87
15 votes
152
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.87
15 votes
153
America
Homecoming

3.87
15 votes
154
Frank Sinatra
Watertown

3.86
11 votes
155
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.86
213 votes
156
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.86
171 votes
157
Cheap Trick
Dream Police

3.86
59 votes
158
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.85
55 votes
159
Jon Anderson
Olias Of Sunhillow

3.85
24 votes
160
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.85
1987 votes
161
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.84
32 votes
162
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.84
126 votes
163
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.83
48 votes
164
Sparks
A Woofer In Tweeter's Clothing

3.83
12 votes
165
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.83
590 votes
166
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

3.82
22 votes
167
Queen
Jazz

3.82
470 votes
168
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.81
16 votes
169
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.79
58 votes
170
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.79
48 votes
171
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.79
48 votes
172
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.79
52 votes
173
Journey
Infinity

3.79
118 votes
174
Harry Nilsson
The Point!

3.79
14 votes
175
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.78
30 votes
176
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.78
46 votes
177
Serge Gainsbourg
Vu De L'Exterieur

3.77
11 votes
178
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.77
139 votes
179
Alan Sorrenti
Aria

3.77
13 votes
180
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.77
398 votes
181
Mott The Hoople
Mott

3.77
30 votes
182
The Jam
In The City

3.77
64 votes
183
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.76
72 votes
184
ABBA
The Album

3.76
78 votes
185
Cat Stevens
Back To Earth

3.75
12 votes
186
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.74
82 votes
187
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.74
74 votes
188
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.73
30 votes
189
John Cale
Helen Of Troy

3.73
13 votes
190
Genesis
Trespass

3.73
519 votes
191
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.73
22 votes
192
Ohio Players
Fire

3.73
11 votes
193
Yes
Going for the One

3.73
426 votes
194
The Cars
Candy-O

3.72
56 votes
195
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.72
165 votes
196
The Police
Reggatta de Blanc

3.72
312 votes
197
Pat Benatar
In The Heat of The Night

3.69
36 votes
198
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

3.69
18 votes
199
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

3.69
31 votes
200
Rod Stewart
Foot Loose & Fancy Free

3.69
16 votes



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