Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
The Pretty Things
Parachute

4.63
23 votes
02
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.55
1596 votes
03
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
1014 votes
04
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.45
281 votes
05
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.44
36 votes
06
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.44
1125 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.43
721 votes
08
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.41
325 votes
09
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

4.4
25 votes
10
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.4
721 votes
11
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.39
722 votes
12
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.38
30 votes
13
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1250 votes
14
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.36
14 votes
15
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.34
379 votes
16
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.33
32 votes
17
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything?

4.32
42 votes
18
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.3
75 votes
19
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.3
240 votes
20
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.29
444 votes
21
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.29
35 votes
22
Queen
Queen II

4.28
603 votes
23
Big Star
3rd

4.28
30 votes
24
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

4.28
61 votes
25
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.28
250 votes
26
Sparks
Sparks

4.28
18 votes
27
Jorge Ben
A Tabua de Esmeralda

4.27
11 votes
28
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.27
116 votes
29
Nara Leao
Dez Anos Depois

4.27
33 votes
30
Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

4.26
54 votes
31
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.25
111 votes
32
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.25
274 votes
33
Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones

4.25
12 votes
34
Boston
Boston

4.25
707 votes
35
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.25
283 votes
36
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

4.25
329 votes
37
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.24
82 votes
38
Big Star
Radio City

4.24
105 votes
39
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.23
60 votes
40
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.23
112 votes
41
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.23
83 votes
42
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.22
151 votes
43
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.2
66 votes
44
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.19
218 votes
45
Yes
Relayer

4.19
653 votes
46
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.19
16 votes
47
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.18
65 votes
48
Yes
The Yes Album

4.18
775 votes
49
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.17
145 votes
50
Carole King
Tapestry

4.17
86 votes
51
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.17
96 votes
52
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.17
90 votes
53
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.16
544 votes
54
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.16
584 votes
55
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.16
109 votes
56
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

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

4.15
151 votes
58
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.15
469 votes
59
John Cale
Fear

4.15
44 votes
60
Wings
Band on the Run

4.15
235 votes
61
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.14
14 votes
62
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

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

4.13
108 votes
64
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.13
35 votes
65
Big Star
#1 Record

4.13
148 votes
66
10cc
Sheet Music

4.13
12 votes
67
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

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

4.13
12 votes
69
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.12
91 votes
70
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.12
34 votes
71
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.12
17 votes
72
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.12
202 votes
73
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

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

4.11
210 votes
75
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.11
108 votes
76
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.11
95 votes
77
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.11
256 votes
78
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.1
110 votes
79
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.1
94 votes
80
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.09
109 votes
81
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.08
107 votes
82
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.08
49 votes
83
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.08
142 votes
84
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

4.08
13 votes
85
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.08
93 votes
86
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

4.07
15 votes
87
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.06
16 votes
88
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.06
504 votes
89
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.05
30 votes
90
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
91
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

4.04
35 votes
92
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4.04
13 votes
93
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight

4.03
70 votes
94
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4.03
38 votes
95
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

4.03
60 votes
96
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.02
224 votes
97
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.02
108 votes
98
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.02
130 votes
99
The Human League
Reproduction

4.02
27 votes
100
Elton John
Elton John

4.02
85 votes
101
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.02
432 votes
102
The Cars
The Cars

4.02
193 votes
103
John Lennon
Imagine

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

4
106 votes
105
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

4
107 votes
106
The Undertones
The Undertones

4
48 votes
107
Ringo Starr
Ringo

4
33 votes
108
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

4
30 votes
109
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

3.99
180 votes
110
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.98
62 votes
111
Sparks
Propaganda

3.98
52 votes
112
Blondie
Blondie

3.98
75 votes
113
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

3.97
15 votes
114
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

3.97
29 votes
115
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.96
340 votes
116
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.96
68 votes
117
Queen
Queen

3.95
430 votes
118
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.94
18 votes
119
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes

3.94
42 votes
120
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.94
432 votes
121
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.94
65 votes
122
Kansas
Kansas

3.93
59 votes
123
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.93
110 votes
124
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.93
68 votes
125
Toto
Hydra

3.93
27 votes
126
Toto
Toto

3.92
39 votes
127
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

3.92
26 votes
128
Ringo Starr
Beaucoups of Blues

3.92
13 votes
129
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.92
86 votes
130
Cheap Trick
In Color

3.92
49 votes
131
Sparks
Indiscreet

3.92
12 votes
132
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.91
23 votes
133
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.91
60 votes
134
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.9
71 votes
135
Queen
News of the World

3.9
502 votes
136
America
America

3.9
25 votes
137
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

3.9
15 votes
138
Roxy Music
Siren

3.89
64 votes
139
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.89
49 votes
140
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.89
66 votes
141
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.89
144 votes
142
ABBA
The Album

3.88
34 votes
143
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.88
28 votes
144
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.88
12 votes
145
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.87
82 votes
146
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.87
1759 votes
147
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

3.86
18 votes
148
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.85
130 votes
149
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.85
44 votes
150
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.85
503 votes
151
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.85
27 votes
152
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.84
16 votes
153
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.83
39 votes
154
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.83
33 votes
155
Harry Nilsson
The Point!

3.83
12 votes
156
Cheap Trick
Dream Police

3.83
50 votes
157
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.82
14 votes
158
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.82
189 votes
159
Kansas
Song for America

3.81
50 votes
160
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.81
110 votes
161
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.81
34 votes
162
10cc
How Dare You!

3.81
13 votes
163
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

3.81
18 votes
164
Styx
The Grand Illusion

3.8
123 votes
165
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.8
33 votes
166
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.8
104 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
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.79
47 votes
173
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.78
37 votes
174
Queen
Jazz

3.78
406 votes
175
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.78
144 votes
176
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.78
326 votes
177
Journey
Infinity

3.78
96 votes
178
John Cale
Helen Of Troy

3.77
11 votes
179
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.77
13 votes
180
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.77
122 votes
181
The Jam
In The City

3.76
58 votes
182
ABBA
Arrival

3.76
47 votes
183
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.75
26 votes
184
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.75
20 votes
185
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.75
16 votes
186
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.75
12 votes
187
Yes
Going for the One

3.74
351 votes
188
Mott The Hoople
Mott

3.74
25 votes
189
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

3.73
15 votes
190
Genesis
Trespass

3.73
421 votes
191
The Cars
Candy-O

3.72
46 votes
192
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

3.71
12 votes
193
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.71
58 votes
194
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.7
260 votes
195
The Jackson 5
ABC

3.7
23 votes
196
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

3.69
71 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
Styx
Equinox

3.64
29 votes



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