Best Pop Albums of 1970

Genre:  Year:  

01
Yes
Close to the Edge

Rating: 4.55
1364 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

Rating: 4.52
879 votes
03
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

Rating: 4.46
26 votes
04
Queen
A Night at the Opera

Rating: 4.46
989 votes
05
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

Rating: 4.45
626 votes
06
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

Rating: 4.44
245 votes
07
Genesis
Foxtrot

Rating: 4.4
612 votes
08
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

Rating: 4.4
20 votes
09
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

Rating: 4.39
27 votes
10
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

Rating: 4.38
21 votes
11
Joni Mitchell
Blue

Rating: 4.38
273 votes
12
Yes
Fragile

Rating: 4.36
1081 votes
13
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

Rating: 4.33
12 votes
14
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

Rating: 4.32
327 votes
15
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

Rating: 4.32
53 votes
16
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

Rating: 4.3
67 votes
17
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything

Rating: 4.3
32 votes
18
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

Rating: 4.29
215 votes
19
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

Rating: 4.28
183 votes
20
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

Rating: 4.28
228 votes
21
Paul McCartney
Ram

Rating: 4.28
226 votes
22
Big Star
Radio City

Rating: 4.28
85 votes
23
Boston
Boston

Rating: 4.27
645 votes
24
Queen
Queen II

Rating: 4.27
515 votes
25
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

Rating: 4.25
104 votes
26
Randy Newman
Sail Away

Rating: 4.24
31 votes
27
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

Rating: 4.23
283 votes
28
Chicago
Chicago II

Rating: 4.23
48 votes
29
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Rating: 4.23
249 votes
30
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

Rating: 4.21
128 votes
31
Chicago
Chicago V

Rating: 4.19
18 votes
32
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me

Rating: 4.19
18 votes
33
Yes
The Yes Album

Rating: 4.19
668 votes
34
Big Star
3rd

Rating: 4.18
20 votes
35
Yes
Relayer

Rating: 4.17
559 votes
36
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

Rating: 4.17
99 votes
37
Billy Joel
The Stranger

Rating: 4.17
185 votes
38
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

Rating: 4.17
127 votes
39
Sparks
Kimono My House

Rating: 4.16
35 votes
40
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

Rating: 4.15
507 votes
41
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

Rating: 4.15
470 votes
42
Blondie
Parallel Lines

Rating: 4.15
177 votes
43
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

Rating: 4.14
98 votes
44
Big Star
#1 Record

Rating: 4.13
120 votes
45
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

Rating: 4.13
68 votes
46
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

Rating: 4.13
123 votes
47
The Jam
Setting Sons

Rating: 4.13
64 votes
48
Randy Newman
12 Songs

Rating: 4.13
24 votes
49
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

Rating: 4.13
12 votes
50
Wings
Band on the Run

Rating: 4.12
204 votes
51
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

Rating: 4.12
98 votes
52
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

Rating: 4.12
396 votes
53
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

Rating: 4.12
101 votes
54
The Jam
All Mod Cons

Rating: 4.12
86 votes
55
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

Rating: 4.11
27 votes
56
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

Rating: 4.11
155 votes
57
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

Rating: 4.1
81 votes
58
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

Rating: 4.1
216 votes
59
Carole King
Tapestry

Rating: 4.1
69 votes
60
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

Rating: 4.1
50 votes
61
John Cale
Fear

Rating: 4.1
36 votes
62
Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive!

Rating: 4.1
52 votes
63
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

Rating: 4.09
95 votes
64
John Cale
Paris 1919

Rating: 4.09
54 votes
65
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

Rating: 4.09
34 votes
66
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

Rating: 4.08
96 votes
67
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
68
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
69
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

Rating: 4.08
19 votes
70
Roxy Music
Country Life

Rating: 4.08
84 votes
71
The Beatles
Hey Jude

Rating: 4.07
173 votes
72
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

Rating: 4.06
16 votes
73
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Rating: 4.06
77 votes
74
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

Rating: 4.06
36 votes
75
Ringo Starr
Ringo

Rating: 4.06
27 votes
76
Queen
A Day at the Races

Rating: 4.06
443 votes
77
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

Rating: 4.05
184 votes
78
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

Rating: 4.05
21 votes
79
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
80
Devo
Be Stiff

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
81
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

Rating: 4.04
13 votes
82
The Cars
The Cars

Rating: 4.02
176 votes
83
Elton John
Elton John

Rating: 4.02
78 votes
84
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

Rating: 4.02
116 votes
85
Blondie
Blondie

Rating: 4.01
67 votes
86
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

Rating: 4.01
80 votes
87
Elton John
Honky Chateau

Rating: 4.01
95 votes
88
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

Rating: 4
375 votes
89
John Lennon
Imagine

Rating: 4
319 votes
90
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

Rating: 4
32 votes
91
The Human League
Reproduction

Rating: 4
26 votes
92
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

Rating: 4
12 votes
93
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

Rating: 3.98
50 votes
94
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

Rating: 3.98
25 votes
95
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

Rating: 3.97
59 votes
96
The Undertones
The Undertones

Rating: 3.96
39 votes
97
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

Rating: 3.96
25 votes
98
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

Rating: 3.96
95 votes
99
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

Rating: 3.96
57 votes
100
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
101
Sparks
Propaganda

Rating: 3.95
20 votes
102
Roxy Music
Stranded

Rating: 3.94
52 votes
103
Queen
Queen

Rating: 3.94
377 votes
104
Peter Gabriel
Car

Rating: 3.92
143 votes
105
Chicago
Chicago III

Rating: 3.92
25 votes
106
Wings
Red Rose Speedway

Rating: 3.92
12 votes
107
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

Rating: 3.91
29 votes
108
Blondie
Plastic Letters

Rating: 3.91
57 votes
109
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

Rating: 3.91
73 votes
110
Roxy Music
Siren

Rating: 3.91
50 votes
111
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

Rating: 3.9
187 votes
112
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

Rating: 3.9
77 votes
113
Queen
News of the World

Rating: 3.89
432 votes
114
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

Rating: 3.89
130 votes
115
John Cale
Vintage Violence

Rating: 3.89
35 votes
116
Billy Joel
52nd Street

Rating: 3.88
70 votes
117
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

Rating: 3.88
24 votes
118
Toto
Hydra

Rating: 3.87
19 votes
119
The Beatles
Let It Be

Rating: 3.87
1609 votes
120
Wings
Venus and Mars

Rating: 3.87
26 votes
121
Toto
Toto

Rating: 3.86
29 votes
122
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

Rating: 3.86
56 votes
123
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

Rating: 3.86
14 votes
124
XTC
Drums And Wires

Rating: 3.85
58 votes
125
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

Rating: 3.84
37 votes
126
Styx
The Grand Illusion

Rating: 3.83
105 votes
127
Bob Seger
Night Moves

Rating: 3.83
23 votes
128
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

Rating: 3.82
426 votes
129
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

Rating: 3.82
17 votes
130
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

Rating: 3.82
53 votes
131
ABBA
The Album

Rating: 3.81
27 votes
132
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

Rating: 3.81
13 votes
133
Madness
One Step Beyond

Rating: 3.81
62 votes
134
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

Rating: 3.79
89 votes
135
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

Rating: 3.79
26 votes
136
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

Rating: 3.79
28 votes
137
Billy Joel
Piano Man

Rating: 3.78
106 votes
138
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

Rating: 3.78
39 votes
139
Queen
Jazz

Rating: 3.77
351 votes
140
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

Rating: 3.77
33 votes
141
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

Rating: 3.75
125 votes
142
Ohio Players
Honey

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
143
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

Rating: 3.75
12 votes
144
Journey
Infinity

Rating: 3.74
77 votes
145
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

Rating: 3.73
278 votes
146
The Cars
Candy-O

Rating: 3.73
44 votes
147
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

Rating: 3.73
11 votes
148
Genesis
Trespass

Rating: 3.72
367 votes
149
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

Rating: 3.71
21 votes
150
The Jam
In The City

Rating: 3.71
55 votes
151
Yes
Going for the One

Rating: 3.71
299 votes
152
The Doobie Brothers
Toulouse Street

Rating: 3.7
15 votes
153
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

Rating: 3.69
108 votes
154
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

Rating: 3.69
13 votes
155
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

Rating: 3.69
62 votes
156
Bee Gees
Trafalgar

Rating: 3.68
11 votes
157
Styx
Pieces of Eight

Rating: 3.68
48 votes
158
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

Rating: 3.68
17 votes
159
Boston
Don't Look Back

Rating: 3.67
182 votes
160
The Jackson 5
ABC

Rating: 3.67
18 votes
161
Wings
London Town

Rating: 3.67
15 votes
162
ABBA
Arrival

Rating: 3.66
40 votes
163
John Lennon
Walls and Bridges

Rating: 3.66
59 votes
164
Francoise Hardy
La question

Rating: 3.66
19 votes
165
Paul McCartney
McCartney

Rating: 3.65
172 votes
166
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

Rating: 3.64
45 votes
167
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

Rating: 3.63
23 votes
168
John Lennon
Mind Games

Rating: 3.63
83 votes
169
Styx
Equinox

Rating: 3.63
24 votes
170
The Kinks
Sleepwalker

Rating: 3.63
16 votes
171
Foreigner
Foreigner

Rating: 3.6
68 votes
172
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

Rating: 3.58
12 votes
173
Ringo Starr
Goodnight Vienna

Rating: 3.58
13 votes
174
The Carpenters
Close to You

Rating: 3.56
17 votes
175
Styx
Crystal Ball

Rating: 3.55
28 votes
176
Joni Mitchell
Don Juan's Reckless Daughter

Rating: 3.53
15 votes
177
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid

Rating: 3.53
34 votes
178
Kate Bush
Lionheart

Rating: 3.5
110 votes
179
Supertramp
Supertramp

Rating: 3.48
31 votes
180
Elton John
Rock of the Westies

Rating: 3.47
19 votes
181
Styx
Styx II

Rating: 3.46
14 votes
182
Wings
Wild Life

Rating: 3.45
11 votes
183
George Harrison
George Harrison

Rating: 3.44
27 votes
184
The Kinks
Misfits

Rating: 3.44
25 votes
185
The Beach Boys
Love You

Rating: 3.44
47 votes
186
Bee Gees
Main Course

Rating: 3.42
13 votes
187
Prince
Prince

Rating: 3.41
59 votes
188
Foreigner
Double Vision

Rating: 3.4
59 votes
189
Elton John
Caribou

Rating: 3.4
43 votes
190
Elton John
Blue Moves

Rating: 3.39
36 votes
191
Journey
Evolution

Rating: 3.38
45 votes
192
XTC
White music

Rating: 3.35
24 votes
193
ABBA
ABBA

Rating: 3.35
24 votes
194
George Harrison
Dark Horse

Rating: 3.35
33 votes
195
George Harrison
Extra Texture (Read All About It)

Rating: 3.35
23 votes
196
Billy Joel
Cold Spring Harbor

Rating: 3.35
26 votes
197
Michael Jackson
Got to Be There

Rating: 3.34
38 votes
198
John Lennon
Rock 'n' Roll

Rating: 3.32
54 votes
199
Styx
Man of Miracles

Rating: 3.32
11 votes
200
Billy Joel
Streetlife Serenade

Rating: 3.32
38 votes



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