Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.56
1869 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
1194 votes
03
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.45
1268 votes
04
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.44
347 votes
05
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.44
836 votes
06
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.41
869 votes
07
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.4
877 votes
08
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.38
16 votes
09
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1452 votes
10
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.36
40 votes
11
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.35
456 votes
12
Joe Walsh
But Seriously Folks....

4.32
14 votes
13
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.32
89 votes
14
The Pretty Things
Parachute

4.32
33 votes
15
Nara Leao
Dez Anos Depois

4.31
36 votes
16
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.31
546 votes
17
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.3
56 votes
18
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.28
46 votes
19
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything?

4.28
62 votes
20
Queen
Queen II

4.28
710 votes
21
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.27
44 votes
22
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.27
283 votes
23
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.26
92 votes
24
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.25
270 votes
25
Sparks
Sparks

4.25
28 votes
26
Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones

4.25
12 votes
27
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.25
654 votes
28
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.25
362 votes
29
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.24
136 votes
30
Boston
Boston

4.24
785 votes
31
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.24
131 votes
32
Chicago
Chicago II

4.24
72 votes
33
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.24
191 votes
34
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.23
249 votes
35
Big Star
Radio City

4.21
122 votes
36
Chicago
Chicago V

4.21
29 votes
37
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.2
128 votes
38
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

4.2
387 votes
39
Yes
The Yes Album

4.19
907 votes
40
Yes
Relayer

4.19
769 votes
41
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.19
16 votes
42
Carole King
Tapestry

4.19
100 votes
43
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.18
103 votes
44
Chico Buarque
Meus Caros Amigos

4.18
11 votes
45
Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

4.18
71 votes
46
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.18
40 votes
47
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.17
642 votes
48
Big Star
3rd

4.17
35 votes
49
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.17
113 votes
50
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.17
342 votes
51
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.17
66 votes
52
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.16
129 votes
53
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.16
182 votes
54
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.16
124 votes
55
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.16
578 votes
56
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.16
687 votes
57
Wings
Band on the Run

4.15
274 votes
58
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.15
126 votes
59
John Cale
Fear

4.15
60 votes
60
10cc
Sheet Music

4.15
17 votes
61
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.14
96 votes
62
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.13
208 votes
63
Minnie Riperton
Perfect Angel

4.13
12 votes
64
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.12
73 votes
65
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.12
13 votes
66
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.11
254 votes
67
George Harrison
Living in the Material World

4.11
75 votes
68
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.11
133 votes
69
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.11
244 votes
70
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.11
236 votes
71
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.11
14 votes
72
Big Star
#1 Record

4.1
177 votes
73
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.1
60 votes
74
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.1
30 votes
75
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.09
323 votes
76
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.09
17 votes
77
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.08
178 votes
78
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.08
180 votes
79
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.07
117 votes
80
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.07
580 votes
81
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.06
134 votes
82
Toto
Hydra

4.05
37 votes
83
Sparks
Indiscreet

4.05
20 votes
84
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.05
20 votes
85
Sparks
Propaganda

4.05
64 votes
86
Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
L.A.M.F.

4.04
35 votes
87
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.04
106 votes
88
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.04
517 votes
89
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.04
248 votes
90
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

4.03
44 votes
91
The Human League
Reproduction

4.03
30 votes
92
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.03
123 votes
93
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.03
32 votes
94
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.02
47 votes
95
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.02
286 votes
96
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

4.02
242 votes
97
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.02
256 votes
98
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

4.02
137 votes
99
XTC
Drums And Wires

4.01
92 votes
100
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight

4.01
84 votes
101
The B-52s
The B-52's

4
128 votes
102
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

4
15 votes
103
Devo
Be Stiff

4
12 votes
104
The Cars
The Cars

4
220 votes
105
John Lennon
Imagine

3.99
413 votes
106
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

3.98
44 votes
107
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

3.97
36 votes
108
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.97
34 votes
109
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

3.97
17 votes
110
Queen
Queen

3.97
511 votes
111
Elton John
Elton John

3.97
214 votes
112
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.97
516 votes
113
Kansas
Kansas

3.96
82 votes
114
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.96
84 votes
115
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.96
94 votes
116
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.95
216 votes
117
Blondie
Blondie

3.95
97 votes
118
Ringo Starr
Ringo

3.95
40 votes
119
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.95
144 votes
120
Rod Stewart
An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down

3.94
18 votes
121
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.94
79 votes
122
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes

3.94
49 votes
123
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

3.94
31 votes
124
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.93
168 votes
125
The Undertones
The Undertones

3.93
55 votes
126
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.93
20 votes
127
Kansas
Song for America

3.92
68 votes
128
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

3.92
44 votes
129
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.92
18 votes
130
Queen
News of the World

3.92
580 votes
131
Roxy Music
Siren

3.91
82 votes
132
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.91
109 votes
133
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.91
101 votes
134
Cat Stevens
Back To Earth

3.91
11 votes
135
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.91
85 votes
136
America
America

3.9
36 votes
137
Chicago
Chicago III

3.9
36 votes
138
Hall and Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

3.89
19 votes
139
America
Homecoming

3.89
14 votes
140
The Police
Outlandos d'Amour

3.88
328 votes
141
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

3.88
25 votes
142
Toto
Toto

3.88
58 votes
143
Ohio Players
Honey

3.88
16 votes
144
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.87
73 votes
145
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.87
19 votes
146
10cc
10cc

3.87
15 votes
147
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.86
22 votes
148
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.86
207 votes
149
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.85
1976 votes
150
Cheap Trick
In Color

3.85
66 votes
151
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.84
16 votes
152
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.84
126 votes
153
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.84
169 votes
154
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.84
28 votes
155
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.83
30 votes
156
Ringo Starr
Beaucoups of Blues

3.83
18 votes
157
Sparks
A Woofer In Tweeter's Clothing

3.83
12 votes
158
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.83
586 votes
159
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.83
49 votes
160
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.83
221 votes
161
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.82
54 votes
162
Jon Anderson
Olias Of Sunhillow

3.82
25 votes
163
Cheap Trick
Dream Police

3.82
58 votes
164
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.81
134 votes
165
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.81
16 votes
166
Queen
Jazz

3.81
467 votes
167
Kansas
Masque

3.8
73 votes
168
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.79
48 votes
169
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.79
48 votes
170
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.79
52 votes
171
Harry Nilsson
The Point!

3.79
14 votes
172
Journey
Infinity

3.78
117 votes
173
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.78
59 votes
174
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.78
45 votes
175
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.77
392 votes
176
Serge Gainsbourg
Vu De L'Exterieur

3.77
11 votes
177
Mott The Hoople
Mott

3.77
30 votes
178
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.76
138 votes
179
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.75
70 votes
180
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

3.75
24 votes
181
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.75
75 votes
182
The Jam
In The City

3.74
64 votes
183
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.74
80 votes
184
John Cale
Helen Of Troy

3.73
13 votes
185
Alan Sorrenti
Aria

3.73
13 votes
186
Yes
Going for the One

3.73
422 votes
187
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.73
22 votes
188
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.73
31 votes
189
Genesis
Trespass

3.72
512 votes
190
The Police
Reggatta de Blanc

3.72
310 votes
191
The Cars
Candy-O

3.72
57 votes
192
ABBA
The Album

3.72
78 votes
193
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.72
161 votes
194
Ohio Players
Fire

3.71
12 votes
195
Boston
Don't Look Back

3.69
235 votes
196
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.68
22 votes
197
Peter Frampton
Wind of Change

3.68
11 votes
198
Cat Stevens
Buddha and the Chocolate Box

3.68
11 votes
199
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.68
25 votes
200
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

3.68
31 votes



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