Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.55
1517 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
952 votes
03
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.45
1066 votes
04
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.44
36 votes
05
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.43
262 votes
06
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

4.43
22 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.42
687 votes
08
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.4
674 votes
09
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.4
673 votes
10
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.39
27 votes
11
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.38
296 votes
12
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1185 votes
13
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.36
14 votes
14
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.32
356 votes
15
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.29
234 votes
16
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.29
33 votes
17
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.28
207 votes
18
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

4.28
56 votes
19
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.28
243 votes
20
Queen
Queen II

4.27
572 votes
21
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.27
71 votes
22
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything

4.26
40 votes
23
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.26
27 votes
24
Boston
Boston

4.26
674 votes
25
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.25
252 votes
26
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.25
110 votes
27
Big Star
Radio City

4.24
92 votes
28
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.23
273 votes
29
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

4.23
11 votes
30
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.23
106 votes
31
Chicago
Chicago V

4.23
20 votes
32
Big Star
3rd

4.21
21 votes
33
Sparks
Sparks

4.21
14 votes
34
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.21
78 votes
35
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.2
140 votes
36
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.2
206 votes
37
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.19
72 votes
38
Chicago
Chicago II

4.19
57 votes
39
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.19
110 votes
40
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.19
84 votes
41
Yes
Relayer

4.19
622 votes
42
Yes
The Yes Album

4.18
741 votes
43
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.18
11 votes
44
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.18
140 votes
45
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.17
517 votes
46
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.16
107 votes
47
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.16
554 votes
48
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.15
86 votes
49
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.15
63 votes
50
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.14
188 votes
51
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.14
438 votes
52
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me

4.14
22 votes
53
Wings
Band on the Run

4.13
221 votes
54
Carole King
Tapestry

4.13
77 votes
55
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.13
54 votes
56
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.13
58 votes
57
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.13
32 votes
58
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.13
12 votes
59
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.12
106 votes
60
John Cale
Fear

4.12
41 votes
61
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.11
164 votes
62
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.11
87 votes
63
Big Star
#1 Record

4.11
131 votes
64
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.11
94 votes
65
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.1
139 votes
66
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

4.1
55 votes
67
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.1
35 votes
68
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.1
15 votes
69
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.1
233 votes
70
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.09
97 votes
71
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.09
89 votes
72
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.09
197 votes
73
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.08
83 votes
74
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.08
12 votes
75
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.08
103 votes
76
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.08
90 votes
77
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

4.07
22 votes
78
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.07
15 votes
79
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

4.07
15 votes
80
Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive!

4.06
54 votes
81
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.06
106 votes
82
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.06
483 votes
83
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.05
43 votes
84
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
85
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4.05
11 votes
86
The Human League
Reproduction

4.04
26 votes
87
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

4.03
31 votes
88
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

4.03
16 votes
89
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4.03
34 votes
90
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.02
50 votes
91
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.02
407 votes
92
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.02
28 votes
93
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.02
123 votes
94
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.01
104 votes
95
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.01
66 votes
96
Elton John
Elton John

4.01
84 votes
97
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4
202 votes
98
Blondie
Blondie

4
71 votes
99
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

4
28 votes
100
The Cars
The Cars

4
187 votes
101
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

3.99
57 votes
102
Ringo Starr
Ringo

3.98
31 votes
103
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

3.98
28 votes
104
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.98
61 votes
105
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

3.98
100 votes
106
The Undertones
The Undertones

3.96
41 votes
107
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.95
162 votes
108
Queen
Queen

3.94
409 votes
109
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.94
16 votes
110
Sparks
Propaganda

3.93
46 votes
111
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

3.93
84 votes
112
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

3.93
15 votes
113
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.93
58 votes
114
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.93
203 votes
115
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.92
108 votes
116
The Doobie Brothers
What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

3.92
12 votes
117
Roxy Music
Siren

3.91
58 votes
118
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.91
58 votes
119
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.91
79 votes
120
Kansas
Kansas

3.91
54 votes
121
Chicago
Chicago III

3.91
27 votes
122
Queen
News of the World

3.89
476 votes
123
Toto
Toto

3.89
32 votes
124
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.89
62 votes
125
Toto
Hydra

3.89
22 votes
126
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.89
140 votes
127
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.89
70 votes
128
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.88
26 votes
129
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.88
80 votes
130
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.88
21 votes
131
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.88
44 votes
132
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.87
119 votes
133
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.87
61 votes
134
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.87
1678 votes
135
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.87
60 votes
136
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.86
38 votes
137
ABBA
The Album

3.85
30 votes
138
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.85
482 votes
139
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.84
25 votes
140
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.83
12 votes
141
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.82
31 votes
142
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.82
41 votes
143
Styx
The Grand Illusion

3.82
228 votes
144
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.81
182 votes
145
Kansas
Masque

3.81
54 votes
146
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

3.81
18 votes
147
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.8
41 votes
148
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.8
15 votes
149
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.79
29 votes
150
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.79
29 votes
151
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.79
65 votes
152
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.79
96 votes
153
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.79
12 votes
154
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

3.79
12 votes
155
Kansas
Song for America

3.79
45 votes
156
Journey
Infinity

3.79
88 votes
157
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.79
35 votes
158
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.78
115 votes
159
Queen
Jazz

3.78
386 votes
160
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.78
106 votes
161
10cc
How Dare You!

3.77
11 votes
162
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.77
24 votes
163
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.77
13 votes
164
Ohio Players
Honey

3.77
13 votes
165
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.77
15 votes
166
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.76
36 votes
167
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.76
305 votes
168
The Jam
In The City

3.75
56 votes
169
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.74
130 votes
170
Yes
Going for the One

3.74
333 votes
171
Genesis
Trespass

3.73
401 votes
172
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.71
123 votes
173
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.71
12 votes
174
The Cars
Candy-O

3.71
46 votes
175
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.71
17 votes
176
The Doobie Brothers
Toulouse Street

3.71
17 votes
177
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.7
54 votes
178
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

3.7
70 votes
179
The Jackson 5
ABC

3.7
23 votes
180
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

3.69
16 votes
181
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.68
20 votes
182
ABBA
Arrival

3.67
44 votes
183
Boston
Don't Look Back

3.66
197 votes
184
Fleetwood Mac
Bare Trees

3.65
27 votes
185
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

3.64
14 votes
186
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

3.64
25 votes
187
Styx
Equinox

3.64
58 votes
188
Paul McCartney
McCartney

3.63
198 votes
189
Bee Gees
Trafalgar

3.63
12 votes
190
Wings
London Town

3.62
17 votes
191
Wings
Red Rose Speedway

3.62
17 votes
192
Styx
Pieces of Eight

3.62
112 votes
193
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid

3.59
38 votes
194
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

3.59
11 votes
195
The Kinks
Sleepwalker

3.58
18 votes
196
Ringo Starr
Goodnight Vienna

3.57
14 votes
197
Kate Bush
Lionheart

3.53
118 votes
198
Styx
Crystal Ball

3.53
64 votes
199
Elton John
Rock of the Westies

3.52
24 votes
200
Foreigner
Foreigner

3.52
73 votes



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