Best Pop Albums of 1970

Genre:  Year:  

01
Yes
Close to the Edge

Rating: 4.55
1487 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

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

Rating: 4.47
32 votes
04
Queen
A Night at the Opera

Rating: 4.45
1048 votes
05
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

Rating: 4.44
256 votes
06
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

Rating: 4.43
22 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

Rating: 4.42
673 votes
08
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

Rating: 4.41
658 votes
09
Genesis
Foxtrot

Rating: 4.4
657 votes
10
Joni Mitchell
Blue

Rating: 4.38
289 votes
11
Yes
Fragile

Rating: 4.37
1163 votes
12
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

Rating: 4.37
26 votes
13
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

Rating: 4.32
351 votes
14
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

Rating: 4.31
13 votes
15
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

Rating: 4.3
58 votes
16
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

Rating: 4.3
32 votes
17
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

Rating: 4.3
231 votes
18
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

Rating: 4.28
242 votes
19
Queen
Queen II

Rating: 4.28
556 votes
20
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

Rating: 4.28
68 votes
21
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

Rating: 4.27
196 votes
22
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything

Rating: 4.27
37 votes
23
Boston
Boston

Rating: 4.27
669 votes
24
Gentle Giant
In a Glass House

Rating: 4.27
175 votes
25
Chico Buarque
Construção

Rating: 4.26
27 votes
26
Paul McCartney
Ram

Rating: 4.25
246 votes
27
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

Rating: 4.25
106 votes
28
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

Rating: 4.24
109 votes
29
Big Star
Radio City

Rating: 4.24
91 votes
30
Randy Newman
Sail Away

Rating: 4.23
70 votes
31
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

Rating: 4.23
11 votes
32
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Rating: 4.23
269 votes
33
Chicago
Chicago V

Rating: 4.23
20 votes
34
Sparks
Sparks

Rating: 4.21
14 votes
35
Kraftwerk
Trans-Europe Express

Rating: 4.21
283 votes
36
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

Rating: 4.21
300 votes
37
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

Rating: 4.21
79 votes
38
Chicago
Chicago II

Rating: 4.21
56 votes
39
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

Rating: 4.21
139 votes
40
Big Star
3rd

Rating: 4.2
20 votes
41
Billy Joel
The Stranger

Rating: 4.19
201 votes
42
Yes
Relayer

Rating: 4.19
607 votes
43
Sparks
Kimono My House

Rating: 4.19
80 votes
44
Yes
The Yes Album

Rating: 4.18
724 votes
45
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
46
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

Rating: 4.18
137 votes
47
Kraftwerk
The Man-Machine

Rating: 4.18
311 votes
48
Randy Newman
12 Songs

Rating: 4.17
52 votes
49
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

Rating: 4.17
107 votes
50
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

Rating: 4.17
110 votes
51
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

Rating: 4.16
498 votes
52
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

Rating: 4.16
539 votes
53
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

Rating: 4.15
83 votes
54
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

Rating: 4.15
48 votes
55
Blondie
Parallel Lines

Rating: 4.14
188 votes
56
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me

Rating: 4.14
21 votes
57
Gentle Giant
Free Hand

Rating: 4.14
136 votes
58
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

Rating: 4.14
429 votes
59
The Jam
Setting Sons

Rating: 4.14
62 votes
60
Wings
Band on the Run

Rating: 4.13
216 votes
61
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

Rating: 4.13
12 votes
62
Big Star
#1 Record

Rating: 4.12
130 votes
63
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

Rating: 4.12
106 votes
64
John Cale
Paris 1919

Rating: 4.11
57 votes
65
John Cale
Fear

Rating: 4.11
40 votes
66
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

Rating: 4.11
85 votes
67
Carole King
Tapestry

Rating: 4.11
73 votes
68
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

Rating: 4.11
137 votes
69
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

Rating: 4.11
228 votes
70
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

Rating: 4.1
161 votes
71
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
72
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

Rating: 4.1
92 votes
73
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Rating: 4.09
81 votes
74
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

Rating: 4.09
97 votes
75
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

Rating: 4.09
35 votes
76
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

Rating: 4.08
197 votes
77
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

Rating: 4.08
54 votes
78
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

Rating: 4.08
30 votes
79
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
80
Roxy Music
Country Life

Rating: 4.08
88 votes
81
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

Rating: 4.07
102 votes
82
The Jam
All Mod Cons

Rating: 4.07
89 votes
83
Gentle Giant
Octopus

Rating: 4.07
228 votes
84
Kraftwerk
Autobahn

Rating: 4.07
254 votes
85
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

Rating: 4.07
105 votes
86
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

Rating: 4.07
15 votes
87
Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive!

Rating: 4.07
53 votes
88
Queen
A Day at the Races

Rating: 4.06
471 votes
89
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
90
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

Rating: 4.05
41 votes
91
Japan
Quiet Life

Rating: 4.05
21 votes
92
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
93
Devo
Be Stiff

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
94
The Human League
Reproduction

Rating: 4.04
26 votes
95
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

Rating: 4.04
14 votes
96
Gentle Giant
The Power and the Glory

Rating: 4.03
131 votes
97
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

Rating: 4.03
16 votes
98
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
99
Elton John
Elton John

Rating: 4.02
82 votes
100
Gentle Giant
Acquiring the Taste

Rating: 4.02
174 votes
101
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

Rating: 4.02
398 votes
102
Elton John
Honky Chateau

Rating: 4.02
104 votes
103
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

Rating: 4.01
120 votes
104
John Lennon
Imagine

Rating: 4.01
336 votes
105
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

Rating: 4.01
197 votes
106
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

Rating: 4.01
61 votes
107
The Cars
The Cars

Rating: 4.01
185 votes
108
Blondie
Blondie

Rating: 4
72 votes
109
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

Rating: 4
28 votes
110
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

Rating: 3.99
54 votes
111
Ringo Starr
Ringo

Rating: 3.98
30 votes
112
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

Rating: 3.98
29 votes
113
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
114
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

Rating: 3.98
99 votes
115
Gentle Giant
Three Friends

Rating: 3.98
134 votes
116
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

Rating: 3.98
61 votes
117
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

Rating: 3.96
26 votes
118
Peter Gabriel
Car

Rating: 3.95
159 votes
119
The Undertones
The Undertones

Rating: 3.95
41 votes
120
Queen
Queen

Rating: 3.95
401 votes
121
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

Rating: 3.94
109 votes
122
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

Rating: 3.94
16 votes
123
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

Rating: 3.94
79 votes
124
Sparks
Propaganda

Rating: 3.93
46 votes
125
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

Rating: 3.93
15 votes
126
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

Rating: 3.93
80 votes
127
Roxy Music
Stranded

Rating: 3.92
57 votes
128
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

Rating: 3.92
197 votes
129
Blondie
Plastic Letters

Rating: 3.91
58 votes
130
Kansas
Kansas

Rating: 3.91
53 votes
131
Chicago
Chicago III

Rating: 3.9
26 votes
132
Roxy Music
Siren

Rating: 3.9
56 votes
133
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

Rating: 3.9
71 votes
134
Queen
News of the World

Rating: 3.89
461 votes
135
Billy Joel
52nd Street

Rating: 3.89
79 votes
136
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

Rating: 3.89
139 votes
137
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

Rating: 3.89
62 votes
138
Toto
Toto

Rating: 3.89
31 votes
139
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

Rating: 3.88
121 votes
140
The Knack
Get the Knack

Rating: 3.88
21 votes
141
Bob Seger
Night Moves

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
142
The Beatles
Let It Be

Rating: 3.87
1662 votes
143
XTC
Drums And Wires

Rating: 3.86
59 votes
144
The Doobie Brothers
What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
145
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

Rating: 3.86
58 votes
146
Toto
Hydra

Rating: 3.86
21 votes
147
John Cale
Vintage Violence

Rating: 3.86
38 votes
148
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

Rating: 3.85
471 votes
149
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

Rating: 3.85
41 votes
150
Gentle Giant
Gentle Giant

Rating: 3.85
142 votes
151
ABBA
The Album

Rating: 3.84
29 votes
152
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

Rating: 3.84
25 votes
153
Dolly Parton
Jolene

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
154
Kraftwerk
Radio-Activity

Rating: 3.83
108 votes
155
Wings
Venus and Mars

Rating: 3.83
29 votes
156
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

Rating: 3.83
43 votes
157
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

Rating: 3.82
14 votes
158
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

Rating: 3.82
39 votes
159
Styx
The Grand Illusion

Rating: 3.82
222 votes
160
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

Rating: 3.81
16 votes
161
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

Rating: 3.81
96 votes
162
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

Rating: 3.81
18 votes
163
Kansas
Masque

Rating: 3.79
51 votes
164
Kansas
Leftoverture

Rating: 3.79
176 votes
165
Madness
One Step Beyond

Rating: 3.79
65 votes
166
Billy Joel
Piano Man

Rating: 3.79
113 votes
167
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

Rating: 3.79
12 votes
168
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

Rating: 3.79
35 votes
169
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
170
Queen
Jazz

Rating: 3.78
377 votes
171
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

Rating: 3.78
29 votes
172
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

Rating: 3.77
31 votes
173
Todd Rundgren
Todd

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
174
10cc
How Dare You!

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
175
Todd Rundgren
Runt

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
176
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

Rating: 3.77
13 votes
177
Journey
Infinity

Rating: 3.76
82 votes
178
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

Rating: 3.76
23 votes
179
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

Rating: 3.75
297 votes
180
Kansas
Song for America

Rating: 3.75
42 votes
181
The Jam
In The City

Rating: 3.75
55 votes
182
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

Rating: 3.74
35 votes
183
Kansas
Point of Know Return

Rating: 3.74
99 votes
184
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

Rating: 3.74
127 votes
185
Genesis
Trespass

Rating: 3.73
390 votes
186
The Cars
Candy-O

Rating: 3.73
45 votes
187
Yes
Going for the One

Rating: 3.73
326 votes
188
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

Rating: 3.71
122 votes
189
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

Rating: 3.71
17 votes
190
The Jackson 5
ABC

Rating: 3.7
23 votes
191
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

Rating: 3.69
68 votes
192
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

Rating: 3.69
16 votes
193
Boston
Don't Look Back

Rating: 3.68
193 votes
194
Francoise Hardy
La question

Rating: 3.68
20 votes
195
ABBA
Arrival

Rating: 3.67
43 votes
196
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

Rating: 3.67
50 votes
197
Styx
Pieces of Eight

Rating: 3.66
106 votes
198
The Doobie Brothers
Toulouse Street

Rating: 3.66
16 votes
199
Fleetwood Mac
Bare Trees

Rating: 3.65
27 votes
200
Paul McCartney
McCartney

Rating: 3.64
192 votes



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