Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.55
1562 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
987 votes
03
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

4.48
24 votes
04
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.44
36 votes
05
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.44
1094 votes
06
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.44
268 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.42
705 votes
08
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.4
696 votes
09
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.4
29 votes
10
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.39
706 votes
11
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.39
313 votes
12
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1220 votes
13
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.36
14 votes
14
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.33
368 votes
15
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything

4.31
40 votes
16
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.3
33 votes
17
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.29
73 votes
18
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.29
238 votes
19
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.29
426 votes
20
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.28
30 votes
21
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

4.28
57 votes
22
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.28
247 votes
23
Sparks
Sparks

4.28
18 votes
24
Queen
Queen II

4.28
590 votes
25
Jorge Ben
A Tabua de Esmeralda

4.27
11 votes
26
Boston
Boston

4.25
692 votes
27
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.25
115 votes
28
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.25
106 votes
29
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.24
280 votes
30
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

4.24
318 votes
31
Big Star
Radio City

4.24
99 votes
32
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.23
264 votes
33
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.23
110 votes
34
Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones

4.23
11 votes
35
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

4.23
11 votes
36
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.22
145 votes
37
Big Star
3rd

4.21
26 votes
38
Chicago
Chicago II

4.21
57 votes
39
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.21
210 votes
40
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.21
79 votes
41
Chicago
Chicago V

4.19
21 votes
42
Yes
Relayer

4.18
639 votes
43
Yes
The Yes Album

4.18
760 votes
44
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.17
66 votes
45
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.17
144 votes
46
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.17
531 votes
47
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.17
62 votes
48
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.16
89 votes
49
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.16
94 votes
50
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.16
570 votes
51
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.16
108 votes
52
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.16
16 votes
53
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.15
455 votes
54
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.14
76 votes
55
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.14
145 votes
56
Wings
Band on the Run

4.14
230 votes
57
Carole King
Tapestry

4.13
79 votes
58
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.13
34 votes
59
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.13
174 votes
60
John Cale
Fear

4.13
42 votes
61
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.13
54 votes
62
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

4.13
56 votes
63
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.13
12 votes
64
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.13
12 votes
65
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.12
196 votes
66
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.12
109 votes
67
Big Star
#1 Record

4.12
143 votes
68
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.11
92 votes
69
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.1
34 votes
70
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.1
93 votes
71
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.1
206 votes
72
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.1
104 votes
73
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.1
47 votes
74
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.08
250 votes
75
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.08
12 votes
76
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.08
12 votes
77
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.08
106 votes
78
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.08
94 votes
79
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.08
104 votes
80
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.07
87 votes
81
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.07
109 votes
82
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.07
28 votes
83
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

4.07
15 votes
84
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.06
16 votes
85
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.06
494 votes
86
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

4.06
34 votes
87
Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive!

4.05
55 votes
88
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
89
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4.04
12 votes
90
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.03
108 votes
91
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4.03
36 votes
92
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

4.03
60 votes
93
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.02
138 votes
94
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

4.02
23 votes
95
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.02
50 votes
96
The Human League
Reproduction

4.02
27 votes
97
John Lennon
Imagine

4.02
343 votes
98
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.01
423 votes
99
The Cars
The Cars

4.01
190 votes
100
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

4.01
105 votes
101
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.01
215 votes
102
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.01
127 votes
103
Elton John
Elton John

4.01
86 votes
104
The B-52s
The B52's

4
104 votes
105
Blondie
Blondie

4
75 votes
106
The Undertones
The Undertones

4
46 votes
107
Ringo Starr
Ringo

4
33 votes
108
Ringo Starr
Beaucoups of Blues

4
12 votes
109
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.98
62 votes
110
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

3.98
28 votes
111
Sparks
Propaganda

3.98
52 votes
112
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.97
330 votes
113
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

3.96
28 votes
114
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

3.95
174 votes
115
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.94
18 votes
116
Queen
Queen

3.94
419 votes
117
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes

3.94
42 votes
118
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.94
63 votes
119
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.93
110 votes
120
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.92
424 votes
121
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.92
59 votes
122
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.92
69 votes
123
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.92
66 votes
124
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.91
64 votes
125
Kansas
Kansas

3.91
58 votes
126
Roxy Music
Siren

3.91
62 votes
127
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.91
22 votes
128
Cat Stevens
Back To Earth

3.91
11 votes
129
Chicago
Chicago III

3.91
27 votes
130
Toto
Hydra

3.9
25 votes
131
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

3.9
15 votes
132
Queen
News of the World

3.9
488 votes
133
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.9
143 votes
134
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.9
82 votes
135
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

3.89
14 votes
136
Toto
Toto

3.89
36 votes
137
America
America

3.89
22 votes
138
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.88
26 votes
139
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.88
82 votes
140
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.88
49 votes
141
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.87
1722 votes
142
ABBA
The Album

3.87
34 votes
143
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.87
26 votes
144
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.86
66 votes
145
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.86
11 votes
146
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

3.86
18 votes
147
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.86
125 votes
148
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.85
41 votes
149
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.85
491 votes
150
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.83
39 votes
151
Sparks
Indiscreet

3.83
12 votes
152
Harry Nilsson
The Point!

3.83
12 votes
153
Styx
The Grand Illusion

3.83
118 votes
154
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.82
31 votes
155
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.82
185 votes
156
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.82
33 votes
157
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.82
19 votes
158
Kansas
Song for America

3.81
50 votes
159
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

3.81
18 votes
160
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.8
46 votes
161
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.8
38 votes
162
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.8
101 votes
163
Journey
Infinity

3.8
91 votes
164
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.79
109 votes
165
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.79
36 votes
166
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.79
12 votes
167
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.79
66 votes
168
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.79
33 votes
169
Queen
Jazz

3.78
397 votes
170
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.78
16 votes
171
Kansas
Masque

3.78
57 votes
172
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.78
120 votes
173
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.78
318 votes
174
10cc
How Dare You!

3.77
11 votes
175
John Cale
Helen Of Troy

3.77
11 votes
176
Ohio Players
Honey

3.77
13 votes
177
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.77
15 votes
178
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.76
138 votes
179
The Jam
In The City

3.76
58 votes
180
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.75
26 votes
181
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.75
14 votes
182
Yes
Going for the One

3.74
345 votes
183
ABBA
Arrival

3.73
47 votes
184
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

3.73
15 votes
185
Mott The Hoople
Mott

3.73
24 votes
186
Genesis
Trespass

3.73
414 votes
187
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.72
58 votes
188
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.71
12 votes
189
The Cars
Candy-O

3.71
46 votes
190
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.71
252 votes
191
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

3.7
73 votes
192
The Jackson 5
ABC

3.7
23 votes
193
Cat Stevens
Buddha and the Chocolate Box

3.68
11 votes
194
Ohio Players
Fire

3.68
11 votes
195
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.67
21 votes
196
Boston
Don't Look Back

3.66
203 votes
197
America
History: America's Greatest Hits

3.66
16 votes
198
Bee Gees
Trafalgar

3.65
13 votes
199
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

3.63
26 votes
200
Styx
Equinox

3.63
30 votes



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