Best Pop Albums of 1970


01
Yes
Close to the Edge

4.55
1501 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

4.51
936 votes
03
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment

4.47
34 votes
04
Queen
A Night at the Opera

4.45
1056 votes
05
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

4.44
257 votes
06
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

4.43
22 votes
07
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

4.43
680 votes
08
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

4.41
664 votes
09
Genesis
Foxtrot

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

4.39
27 votes
11
Joni Mitchell
Blue

4.38
294 votes
12
Yes
Fragile

4.37
1173 votes
13
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4.32
356 votes
14
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

4.31
13 votes
15
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

4.3
32 votes
16
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

4.29
234 votes
17
Queen
Queen II

4.28
561 votes
18
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

4.28
243 votes
19
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

4.28
202 votes
20
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

4.28
56 votes
21
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

4.27
71 votes
22
Boston
Boston

4.27
672 votes
23
Chico Buarque
Construção

4.26
27 votes
24
Paul McCartney
Ram

4.25
248 votes
25
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

4.25
110 votes
26
Big Star
Radio City

4.24
92 votes
27
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything

4.24
38 votes
28
Electric Light Orchestra
A New World Record

4.24
108 votes
29
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

4.23
271 votes
30
Randy Newman
Sail Away

4.23
70 votes
31
Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like a Wheel

4.23
11 votes
32
Chicago
Chicago V

4.23
20 votes
33
Big Star
3rd

4.21
21 votes
34
Sparks
Sparks

4.21
14 votes
35
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

4.21
112 votes
36
Chicago
Chicago II

4.21
56 votes
37
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

4.2
139 votes
38
Electric Light Orchestra
Eldorado

4.2
80 votes
39
Billy Joel
The Stranger

4.19
203 votes
40
Yes
Relayer

4.19
614 votes
41
Sparks
Kimono My House

4.19
80 votes
42
Yes
The Yes Album

4.19
731 votes
43
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

4.18
11 votes
44
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

4.18
139 votes
45
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

4.17
108 votes
46
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

4.17
506 votes
47
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

4.16
546 votes
48
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

4.15
84 votes
49
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

4.15
48 votes
50
Blondie
Parallel Lines

4.14
187 votes
51
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

4.14
433 votes
52
The Jam
Setting Sons

4.14
62 votes
53
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me

4.14
22 votes
54
Wings
Band on the Run

4.13
217 votes
55
Randy Newman
12 Songs

4.13
54 votes
56
John Cale
Paris 1919

4.13
58 votes
57
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

4.13
12 votes
58
Big Star
#1 Record

4.12
131 votes
59
John Cale
Fear

4.12
41 votes
60
Carole King
Tapestry

4.12
74 votes
61
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

4.12
107 votes
62
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

4.12
86 votes
63
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

4.11
138 votes
64
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

4.11
94 votes
65
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

4.11
161 votes
66
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

4.1
15 votes
67
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

4.1
31 votes
68
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

4.1
233 votes
69
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4.09
82 votes
70
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

4.09
97 votes
71
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

4.09
35 votes
72
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

4.08
54 votes
73
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

4.08
12 votes
74
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

4.08
197 votes
75
Roxy Music
Country Life

4.08
88 votes
76
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

4.07
102 votes
77
The Jam
All Mod Cons

4.07
89 votes
78
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

4.07
21 votes
79
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

4.07
15 votes
80
Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive!

4.06
54 votes
81
Queen
A Day at the Races

4.06
476 votes
82
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

4.06
107 votes
83
Japan
Quiet Life

4.05
21 votes
84
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

4.05
43 votes
85
Devo
Be Stiff

4.05
11 votes
86
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

4.05
11 votes
87
The Human League
Reproduction

4.04
26 votes
88
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

4.04
14 votes
89
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

4.03
16 votes
90
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

4.03
34 votes
91
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

4.02
400 votes
92
Elton John
Elton John

4.02
83 votes
93
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

4.02
64 votes
94
Elton John
Honky Chateau

4.01
105 votes
95
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

4.01
121 votes
96
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

4.01
200 votes
97
The Cars
The Cars

4.01
188 votes
98
Blondie
Blondie

4
71 votes
99
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

4
30 votes
100
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

4
28 votes
101
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

4
27 votes
102
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

3.99
56 votes
103
Ringo Starr
Ringo

3.98
30 votes
104
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

3.98
28 votes
105
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

3.98
99 votes
106
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

3.98
61 votes
107
The Undertones
The Undertones

3.96
42 votes
108
Peter Gabriel
Car

3.95
161 votes
109
Queen
Queen

3.95
404 votes
110
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

3.94
16 votes
111
Sparks
Propaganda

3.93
46 votes
112
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

3.93
15 votes
113
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

3.93
82 votes
114
Electric Light Orchestra
Out of the Blue

3.93
110 votes
115
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

3.93
80 votes
116
Roxy Music
Stranded

3.92
57 votes
117
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

3.92
201 votes
118
The Doobie Brothers
What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

3.92
12 votes
119
Blondie
Plastic Letters

3.91
58 votes
120
Kansas
Kansas

3.91
54 votes
121
Chicago
Chicago III

3.9
26 votes
122
Roxy Music
Siren

3.9
57 votes
123
Electric Light Orchestra
Face the Music

3.9
71 votes
124
Queen
News of the World

3.9
466 votes
125
Billy Joel
52nd Street

3.89
79 votes
126
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

3.89
62 votes
127
Toto
Toto

3.89
31 votes
128
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

3.89
140 votes
129
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

3.88
121 votes
130
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

3.88
43 votes
131
The Knack
Get the Knack

3.88
21 votes
132
Bob Seger
Night Moves

3.88
25 votes
133
The Beatles
Let It Be

3.87
1673 votes
134
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

3.87
61 votes
135
XTC
Drums And Wires

3.87
60 votes
136
Toto
Hydra

3.86
21 votes
137
John Cale
Vintage Violence

3.86
38 votes
138
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

3.85
473 votes
139
ABBA
The Album

3.84
29 votes
140
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

3.84
25 votes
141
Dolly Parton
Jolene

3.83
12 votes
142
Wings
Venus and Mars

3.83
29 votes
143
Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra

3.83
43 votes
144
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

3.82
14 votes
145
Styx
The Grand Illusion

3.81
224 votes
146
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

3.81
40 votes
147
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

3.81
16 votes
148
Kansas
Masque

3.81
52 votes
149
Kansas
Leftoverture

3.81
178 votes
150
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

3.81
18 votes
151
Madness
One Step Beyond

3.79
65 votes
152
Billy Joel
Piano Man

3.79
113 votes
153
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

3.79
96 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
86 votes
157
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

3.79
35 votes
158
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

3.79
14 votes
159
Queen
Jazz

3.78
382 votes
160
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

3.78
29 votes
161
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day

3.77
31 votes
162
Todd Rundgren
Runt

3.77
11 votes
163
Todd Rundgren
Todd

3.77
11 votes
164
10cc
How Dare You!

3.77
11 votes
165
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

3.77
24 votes
166
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

3.77
13 votes
167
Ohio Players
Honey

3.77
13 votes
168
Kansas
Point of Know Return

3.77
103 votes
169
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

3.76
36 votes
170
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

3.76
301 votes
171
The Jam
In The City

3.75
55 votes
172
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

3.74
128 votes
173
Genesis
Trespass

3.74
396 votes
174
Yes
Going for the One

3.74
327 votes
175
The Cars
Candy-O

3.73
45 votes
176
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

3.71
124 votes
177
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

3.71
17 votes
178
The Doobie Brothers
Toulouse Street

3.71
17 votes
179
The Jackson 5
ABC

3.7
23 votes
180
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

3.69
69 votes
181
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

3.69
16 votes
182
Francoise Hardy
La question

3.68
20 votes
183
ABBA
Arrival

3.67
43 votes
184
Boston
Don't Look Back

3.67
196 votes
185
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

3.66
52 votes
186
Fleetwood Mac
Bare Trees

3.64
28 votes
187
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

3.64
25 votes
188
Paul McCartney
McCartney

3.64
194 votes
189
Styx
Pieces of Eight

3.64
108 votes
190
Styx
Equinox

3.64
58 votes
191
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid

3.64
37 votes
192
Wings
Red Rose Speedway

3.63
15 votes
193
Bee Gees
Trafalgar

3.63
12 votes
194
Wings
London Town

3.62
17 votes
195
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

3.59
11 votes
196
The Kinks
Sleepwalker

3.58
18 votes
197
Ringo Starr
Goodnight Vienna

3.57
14 votes
198
Styx
Crystal Ball

3.53
64 votes
199
Foreigner
Foreigner

3.53
72 votes
200
Kate Bush
Lionheart

3.53
117 votes



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