Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.56
1827 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
1168 votes
03
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.45
1251 votes
04
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.45
335 votes
05
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.44
819 votes
06
The Pretty Things
Parachute

4.42
31 votes
07
Genesis
Foxtrot

4.41
850 votes
08
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.4
855 votes
09
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.38
16 votes
10
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1422 votes
11
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

4.35
40 votes
12
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.34
437 votes
13
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.34
44 votes
14
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.32
88 votes
15
Nara Leao
Dez Anos Depois

4.31
36 votes
16
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.31
536 votes
17
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.29
54 votes
18
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything?

4.28
62 votes
19
Queen
Queen II

4.28
699 votes
20
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.27
42 votes
21
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.27
280 votes
22
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.26
92 votes
23
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.26
644 votes
24
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.26
266 votes
25
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.25
130 votes
26
Sparks
Sparks

4.25
28 votes
27
Jorge Ben
A Tabua de Esmeralda

4.25
14 votes
28
Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones

4.25
12 votes
29
Boston
Boston

4.24
775 votes
30
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.24
129 votes
31
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.24
350 votes
32
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.24
188 votes
33
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.23
124 votes
34
Chicago
Chicago II

4.23
69 votes
35
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.23
245 votes
36
Chicago
Chicago V

4.21
29 votes
37
Big Star
Radio City

4.21
121 votes
38
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

4.2
381 votes
39
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.2
99 votes
40
Yes
The Yes Album

4.2
887 votes
41
Yes
Relayer

4.19
754 votes
42
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.18
106 votes
43
Chico Buarque
Meus Caros Amigos

4.18
11 votes
44
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.18
39 votes
45
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.18
631 votes
46
Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick

4.18
68 votes
47
Big Star
3rd

4.17
35 votes
48
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.17
178 votes
49
Carole King
Tapestry

4.17
96 votes
50
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.17
66 votes
51
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.17
338 votes
52
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.16
128 votes
53
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.16
560 votes
54
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.15
668 votes
55
John Cale
Fear

4.15
59 votes
56
Wings
Band on the Run

4.15
267 votes
57
10cc
Sheet Music

4.15
17 votes
58
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.14
120 votes
59
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.14
94 votes
60
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.14
124 votes
61
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.13
12 votes
62
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.12
204 votes
63
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.12
231 votes
64
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.12
128 votes
65
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.12
240 votes
66
George Harrison
Living in the Material World

4.11
74 votes
67
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.11
242 votes
68
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.11
14 votes
69
Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers
L.A.M.F.

4.11
33 votes
70
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.1
72 votes
71
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.1
58 votes
72
Big Star
#1 Record

4.1
175 votes
73
Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven

4.1
30 votes
74
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.1
319 votes
75
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.09
170 votes
76
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.09
17 votes
77
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.08
19 votes
78
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.08
113 votes
79
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.07
174 votes
80
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.07
573 votes
81
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.07
14 votes
82
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.07
131 votes
83
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.06
44 votes
84
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.05
104 votes
85
Sparks
Indiscreet

4.05
20 votes
86
Sparks
Propaganda

4.05
64 votes
87
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.04
121 votes
88
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.04
501 votes
89
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.04
244 votes
90
The Human League
Reproduction

4.03
30 votes
91
Toto
Hydra

4.03
35 votes
92
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.03
250 votes
93
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

4.03
39 votes
94
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

4.02
137 votes
95
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

4.02
236 votes
96
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.02
277 votes
97
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4.02
31 votes
98
Cheap Trick
Heaven Tonight

4
82 votes
99
Kansas
Kansas

4
77 votes
100
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

4
15 votes
101
Devo
Be Stiff

4
12 votes
102
The Cars
The Cars

4
219 votes
103
John Lennon
Imagine

4
405 votes
104
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.99
91 votes
105
The B-52s
The B-52's

3.98
124 votes
106
Blondie
Blondie

3.98
94 votes
107
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

3.98
44 votes
108
Queen
Queen

3.98
503 votes
109
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.97
90 votes
110
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

3.97
36 votes
111
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.97
211 votes
112
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.97
77 votes
113
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.96
84 votes
114
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

3.96
42 votes
115
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.96
514 votes
116
Ringo Starr
Ringo

3.96
37 votes
117
Elton John
Elton John

3.96
210 votes
118
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.95
140 votes
119
Rod Stewart
An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down

3.94
18 votes
120
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes

3.94
49 votes
121
KISS
KISS

3.94
422 votes
122
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

3.94
16 votes
123
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.94
31 votes
124
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.93
20 votes
125
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.92
158 votes
126
Kansas
Song for America

3.92
68 votes
127
Queen
News of the World

3.92
571 votes
128
Toto
Toto

3.92
54 votes
129
Roxy Music
Siren

3.91
82 votes
130
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

3.91
29 votes
131
Cat Stevens
Back To Earth

3.91
11 votes
132
America
Homecoming

3.91
11 votes
133
The Undertones
The Undertones

3.91
54 votes
134
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.9
105 votes
135
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.9
99 votes
136
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.9
82 votes
137
Chicago
Chicago III

3.9
35 votes
138
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.9
72 votes
139
10cc
10cc

3.89
14 votes
140
Hall and Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

3.89
18 votes
141
The Police
Outlandos d'Amour

3.88
321 votes
142
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.88
17 votes
143
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

3.88
25 votes
144
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.87
19 votes
145
Ohio Players
Honey

3.87
15 votes
146
America
America

3.86
33 votes
147
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.86
22 votes
148
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.86
196 votes
149
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.86
1952 votes
150
Ringo Starr
Beaucoups of Blues

3.85
17 votes
151
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.84
16 votes
152
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.84
122 votes
153
Cheap Trick
In Color

3.84
65 votes
154
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.84
166 votes
155
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.84
46 votes
156
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.83
27 votes
157
Sparks
A Woofer In Tweeter's Clothing

3.83
12 votes
158
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.83
218 votes
159
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.83
575 votes
160
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.82
53 votes
161
Jon Anderson
Olias Of Sunhillow

3.82
25 votes
162
Cheap Trick
Dream Police

3.82
57 votes
163
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.81
16 votes
164
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.81
133 votes
165
Queen
Jazz

3.81
460 votes
166
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.8
48 votes
167
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.8
45 votes
168
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.8
30 votes
169
Kansas
Masque

3.8
72 votes
170
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.8
57 votes
171
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.8
49 votes
172
Journey
Infinity

3.78
114 votes
173
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.78
45 votes
174
Mott The Hoople
Mott

3.78
29 votes
175
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.77
382 votes
176
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.77
137 votes
177
Alan Sorrenti
Aria

3.77
13 votes
178
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.76
74 votes
179
KISS
Destroyer

3.75
539 votes
180
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.75
66 votes
181
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

3.75
24 votes
182
Rod Stewart
Foot Loose & Fancy Free

3.75
16 votes
183
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.74
80 votes
184
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.73
158 votes
185
John Cale
Helen Of Troy

3.73
13 votes
186
The Jam
In The City

3.73
63 votes
187
The Police
Reggatta de Blanc

3.73
303 votes
188
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.73
22 votes
189
Yes
Going for the One

3.73
411 votes
190
ABBA
The Album

3.73
80 votes
191
Genesis
Trespass

3.72
498 votes
192
The Cars
Candy-O

3.72
57 votes
193
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.71
24 votes
194
Ohio Players
Fire

3.71
12 votes
195
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.7
30 votes
196
KISS
Love Gun

3.7
341 votes
197
KISS
Rock and Roll Over

3.7
287 votes
198
Boston
Don't Look Back

3.69
231 votes
199
Peter Frampton
Wind of Change

3.68
11 votes
200
Cat Stevens
Buddha and the Chocolate Box

3.68
11 votes



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