Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.55
1528 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.5
965 votes
03
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.44
1076 votes
04
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.44
36 votes
05
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

4.43
22 votes
06
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.43
263 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.42
693 votes
08
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.4
679 votes
09
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.39
302 votes
10
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.39
689 votes
11
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.39
27 votes
12
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.38
13 votes
13
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1197 votes
14
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.33
361 votes
15
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything

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

4.31
32 votes
17
Sparks
Sparks

4.31
16 votes
18
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.29
237 votes
19
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.29
71 votes
20
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.29
28 votes
21
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

4.28
56 votes
22
Queen
Queen II

4.28
580 votes
23
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.27
422 votes
24
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.27
245 votes
25
Boston
Boston

4.25
676 votes
26
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.25
256 votes
27
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.24
111 votes
28
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.24
110 votes
29
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.24
276 votes
30
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

4.23
11 votes
31
Big Star
Radio City

4.23
95 votes
32
Chicago
Chicago V

4.23
20 votes
33
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.2
140 votes
34
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.19
208 votes
35
Chicago
Chicago II

4.19
57 votes
36
Yes
Relayer

4.19
630 votes
37
Big Star
3rd

4.18
22 votes
38
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.18
11 votes
39
Yes
The Yes Album

4.18
749 votes
40
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.18
140 votes
41
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.17
65 votes
42
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.17
521 votes
43
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.16
86 votes
44
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.16
108 votes
45
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.15
88 votes
46
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.15
558 votes
47
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.14
441 votes
48
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.14
59 votes
49
Wings
Band on the Run

4.13
221 votes
50
Carole King
Tapestry

4.13
79 votes
51
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.13
189 votes
52
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.13
54 votes
53
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.13
143 votes
54
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.13
12 votes
55
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.12
169 votes
56
John Cale
Fear

4.12
41 votes
57
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.12
74 votes
58
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.12
107 votes
59
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.11
89 votes
60
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

4.11
56 votes
61
Big Star
#1 Record

4.1
135 votes
62
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.1
34 votes
63
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.1
98 votes
64
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.1
35 votes
65
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.1
15 votes
66
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.09
243 votes
67
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.09
199 votes
68
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.08
84 votes
69
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.08
12 votes
70
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.08
12 votes
71
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.08
104 votes
72
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.08
89 votes
73
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.08
103 votes
74
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.08
93 votes
75
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.07
15 votes
76
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

4.07
15 votes
77
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.07
107 votes
78
Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive!

4.06
54 votes
79
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

4.06
33 votes
80
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.06
486 votes
81
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.05
43 votes
82
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
83
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4.05
11 votes
84
The Human League
Reproduction

4.04
26 votes
85
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.03
29 votes
86
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

4.03
16 votes
87
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4.03
34 votes
88
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

4.02
23 votes
89
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.02
50 votes
90
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.02
412 votes
91
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.01
104 votes
92
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.01
124 votes
93
The Undertones
The Undertones

4.01
43 votes
94
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.01
134 votes
95
Elton John
Elton John

4.01
85 votes
96
Blondie
Blondie

4
71 votes
97
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

4
58 votes
98
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

4
28 votes
99
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4
210 votes
100
The Cars
The Cars

4
188 votes
101
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

3.99
102 votes
102
Ringo Starr
Ringo

3.98
32 votes
103
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

3.98
28 votes
104
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.98
61 votes
105
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.96
163 votes
106
Queen
Queen

3.95
413 votes
107
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.94
16 votes
108
Sparks
Propaganda

3.93
46 votes
109
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

3.93
15 votes
110
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

3.92
172 votes
111
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.92
59 votes
112
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.92
65 votes
113
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.92
81 votes
114
Kansas
Kansas

3.92
55 votes
115
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.92
414 votes
116
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.91
58 votes
117
Cat Stevens
Back To Earth

3.91
11 votes
118
Chicago
Chicago III

3.91
27 votes
119
Queen
News of the World

3.9
479 votes
120
Roxy Music
Siren

3.9
58 votes
121
Toto
Hydra

3.89
23 votes
122
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.89
126 votes
123
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.89
139 votes
124
America
America

3.89
22 votes
125
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.88
26 votes
126
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.88
21 votes
127
Toto
Toto

3.88
33 votes
128
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.88
45 votes
129
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.88
81 votes
130
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.87
122 votes
131
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.87
1690 votes
132
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.87
26 votes
133
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.87
63 votes
134
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.86
11 votes
135
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.86
38 votes
136
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.85
483 votes
137
ABBA
The Album

3.84
31 votes
138
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.83
43 votes
139
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.82
31 votes
140
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.81
182 votes
141
Styx
The Grand Illusion

3.81
117 votes
142
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

3.81
18 votes
143
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.8
15 votes
144
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.8
37 votes
145
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.8
106 votes
146
Kansas
Song for America

3.8
46 votes
147
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.79
97 votes
148
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.79
65 votes
149
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

3.79
12 votes
150
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.79
12 votes
151
Kansas
Masque

3.79
55 votes
152
Journey
Infinity

3.79
88 votes
153
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.79
35 votes
154
Queen
Jazz

3.78
390 votes
155
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.78
30 votes
156
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.78
117 votes
157
10cc
How Dare You!

3.77
11 votes
158
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.77
24 votes
159
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.77
308 votes
160
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.77
13 votes
161
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.77
15 votes
162
The Jam
In The City

3.75
57 votes
163
Ohio Players
Honey

3.75
12 votes
164
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.74
131 votes
165
Yes
Going for the One

3.74
337 votes
166
Genesis
Trespass

3.73
405 votes
167
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.72
124 votes
168
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.71
12 votes
169
The Cars
Candy-O

3.71
46 votes
170
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.71
17 votes
171
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.71
56 votes
172
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

3.7
70 votes
173
ABBA
Arrival

3.7
45 votes
174
The Jackson 5
ABC

3.7
23 votes
175
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

3.69
16 votes
176
Cat Stevens
Buddha and the Chocolate Box

3.68
11 votes
177
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.68
20 votes
178
Boston
Don't Look Back

3.66
198 votes
179
Bee Gees
Trafalgar

3.65
13 votes
180
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

3.64
14 votes
181
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

3.64
25 votes
182
Styx
Equinox

3.64
29 votes
183
America
History: America's Greatest Hits

3.63
15 votes
184
Paul McCartney
McCartney

3.63
198 votes
185
Wings
Red Rose Speedway

3.62
17 votes
186
Wings
London Town

3.62
17 votes
187
Jefferson Starship
Red Octopus

3.61
18 votes
188
Fleetwood Mac
Bare Trees

3.61
28 votes
189
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid

3.61
38 votes
190
Styx
Pieces of Eight

3.59
58 votes
191
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

3.59
11 votes
192
Ringo Starr
Goodnight Vienna

3.57
14 votes
193
The Kinks
Sleepwalker

3.55
20 votes
194
Kate Bush
Lionheart

3.54
121 votes
195
Styx
Crystal Ball

3.53
32 votes
196
The Carpenters
Close to You

3.53
17 votes
197
Foreigner
Foreigner

3.51
72 votes
198
Elton John
Rock of the Westies

3.5
25 votes
199
The Jacksons
Destiny

3.5
11 votes
200
Todd Rundgren
Hermit of Mink Hollow

3.5
11 votes



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