Best Pop Albums of 1970

Genre:  Year:  

01
Yes
Close to the Edge

Rating: 4.55
1451 votes
02
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound

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

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

Rating: 4.45
1031 votes
05
George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

Rating: 4.43
252 votes
06
Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

Rating: 4.42
662 votes
07
Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

Rating: 4.41
649 votes
08
Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon

Rating: 4.4
20 votes
09
Genesis
Foxtrot

Rating: 4.4
647 votes
10
Joni Mitchell
Blue

Rating: 4.37
283 votes
11
Yes
Fragile

Rating: 4.36
1144 votes
12
Simon and Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

Rating: 4.32
348 votes
13
Lee Hazlewood
Cowboy in Sweden

Rating: 4.31
13 votes
14
Warren Zevon
Excitable Boy

Rating: 4.3
56 votes
15
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, A True Star

Rating: 4.28
30 votes
16
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges
Clube da Esquina

Rating: 4.28
25 votes
17
Elvis Costello
This Year's Model

Rating: 4.28
223 votes
18
Elvis Costello
My Aim Is True

Rating: 4.27
235 votes
19
Queen
Queen II

Rating: 4.27
533 votes
20
Supertramp
Crime of the Century

Rating: 4.27
196 votes
21
Boston
Boston

Rating: 4.26
659 votes
22
Gentle Giant
In a Glass House

Rating: 4.26
173 votes
23
Paul McCartney
Ram

Rating: 4.25
240 votes
24
Big Star
Third/Sister Lovers

Rating: 4.25
70 votes
25
Big Star
Radio City

Rating: 4.25
89 votes
26
Serge Gainsbourg
Histoire de Melody Nelson

Rating: 4.25
106 votes
27
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything

Rating: 4.24
35 votes
28
Chicago
Chicago V

Rating: 4.24
19 votes
29
John Lennon
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

Rating: 4.23
294 votes
30
Randy Newman
Sail Away

Rating: 4.23
70 votes
31
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Rating: 4.23
262 votes
32
Chicago
Chicago II

Rating: 4.21
54 votes
33
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure

Rating: 4.21
136 votes
34
Big Star
3rd

Rating: 4.19
21 votes
35
Yes
Relayer

Rating: 4.19
601 votes
36
Yes
The Yes Album

Rating: 4.18
709 votes
37
Joan Armatrading
Joan Armatrading

Rating: 4.18
11 votes
38
Elvis Costello
Armed Forces

Rating: 4.18
102 votes
39
Billy Joel
The Stranger

Rating: 4.18
197 votes
40
Elton John
Madman Across the Water

Rating: 4.17
135 votes
41
Sparks
Kimono My House

Rating: 4.17
38 votes
42
Paul Simon
Paul Simon

Rating: 4.16
78 votes
43
Randy Newman
12 Songs

Rating: 4.16
50 votes
44
Queen
Sheer Heart Attack

Rating: 4.16
490 votes
45
Rod Stewart
Every Picture Tells A Story

Rating: 4.16
108 votes
46
Blondie
Parallel Lines

Rating: 4.15
185 votes
47
Genesis
Nursery Cryme

Rating: 4.15
531 votes
48
Genesis
A Trick of the Tail

Rating: 4.14
420 votes
49
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me

Rating: 4.14
21 votes
50
The Jam
Setting Sons

Rating: 4.14
62 votes
51
Wings
Band on the Run

Rating: 4.13
210 votes
52
Gentle Giant
Free Hand

Rating: 4.13
133 votes
53
Big Star
#1 Record

Rating: 4.13
127 votes
54
Serge Gainsbourg
L'Homme a Tete De Chou

Rating: 4.13
12 votes
55
The Kinks
Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround

Rating: 4.12
136 votes
56
Elton John
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

Rating: 4.12
103 votes
57
Joni Mitchell
Court and Spark

Rating: 4.11
84 votes
58
Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

Rating: 4.11
161 votes
59
John Cale
Paris 1919

Rating: 4.11
56 votes
60
Donna Summer
Bad Girls

Rating: 4.11
14 votes
61
Carole King
Tapestry

Rating: 4.1
72 votes
62
Kate Bush
The Kick Inside

Rating: 4.1
223 votes
63
John Cale
Fear

Rating: 4.1
40 votes
64
Buckingham Nicks
Buckingham Nicks

Rating: 4.1
15 votes
65
Cat Stevens
Teaser and the Firecat

Rating: 4.09
96 votes
66
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

Rating: 4.09
104 votes
67
George Harrison
Living In The Material World

Rating: 4.09
52 votes
68
Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!

Rating: 4.09
35 votes
69
Paul Simon
Still Crazy After All These Years

Rating: 4.08
30 votes
70
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

Rating: 4.08
12 votes
71
Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

Rating: 4.08
92 votes
72
The Jam
All Mod Cons

Rating: 4.07
89 votes
73
Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

Rating: 4.07
103 votes
74
Graham Parker & the Rumour
Squeezing out Sparks

Rating: 4.07
14 votes
75
Devo
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

Rating: 4.07
191 votes
76
Peter Frampton
Frampton Comes Alive!

Rating: 4.06
54 votes
77
Roxy Music
Country Life

Rating: 4.06
86 votes
78
The Alan Parsons Project
Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Rating: 4.06
79 votes
79
Randy Newman
Good Old Boys

Rating: 4.06
50 votes
80
Gentle Giant
Octopus

Rating: 4.06
223 votes
81
Queen
A Day at the Races

Rating: 4.06
461 votes
82
Bob Seger
Stranger in Town

Rating: 4.05
20 votes
83
Devo
Be Stiff

Rating: 4.05
11 votes
84
Joni Mitchell
The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

Rating: 4.04
39 votes
85
Giorgio Moroder
From Here to Eternity

Rating: 4.03
15 votes
86
Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

Rating: 4.03
34 votes
87
Gentle Giant
The Power and the Glory

Rating: 4.03
127 votes
88
Michael Jackson
Off the Wall

Rating: 4.02
397 votes
89
Gentle Giant
Acquiring the Taste

Rating: 4.02
172 votes
90
Elton John
Honky Chateau

Rating: 4.01
102 votes
91
The Beach Boys
Sunflower

Rating: 4.01
121 votes
92
Elton John
Elton John

Rating: 4.01
81 votes
93
John Lennon
Imagine

Rating: 4.01
331 votes
94
Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac

Rating: 4.01
194 votes
95
The Cars
The Cars

Rating: 4.01
185 votes
96
Supertramp
Crisis? What Crisis?

Rating: 4.01
63 votes
97
Blondie
Blondie

Rating: 4
71 votes
98
Randy Newman
Little Criminals

Rating: 4
28 votes
99
The Human League
Reproduction

Rating: 4
27 votes
100
Japan
Quiet Life

Rating: 4
19 votes
101
Joni Mitchell
Hejira

Rating: 3.99
53 votes
102
Ringo Starr
Ringo

Rating: 3.98
30 votes
103
Paul Simon
There Goes Rhymin' Simon

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
104
Dennis Wilson
Pacific Ocean Blue

Rating: 3.98
28 votes
105
Marianne Faithfull
Broken English

Rating: 3.98
26 votes
106
Blondie
Eat to the Beat

Rating: 3.98
61 votes
107
Roxy Music
Roxy Music

Rating: 3.97
99 votes
108
Gentle Giant
Three Friends

Rating: 3.97
132 votes
109
The Undertones
The Undertones

Rating: 3.96
40 votes
110
Hall & Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette

Rating: 3.95
11 votes
111
Queen
Queen

Rating: 3.94
390 votes
112
Peter Gabriel
Car

Rating: 3.94
155 votes
113
Harry Nilsson
Pussy Cats

Rating: 3.94
16 votes
114
Sparks
Propaganda

Rating: 3.93
23 votes
115
Neil Diamond
Hot August Night

Rating: 3.93
15 votes
116
Supertramp
Even In the Quietest Moments

Rating: 3.92
79 votes
117
Blondie
Plastic Letters

Rating: 3.91
58 votes
118
Supertramp
Breakfast in America

Rating: 3.91
198 votes
119
Roxy Music
Stranded

Rating: 3.91
56 votes
120
Roxy Music
Siren

Rating: 3.91
55 votes
121
The Alan Parsons Project
I Robot

Rating: 3.91
81 votes
122
Chicago
Chicago III

Rating: 3.9
26 votes
123
Eric Clapton
Slowhand

Rating: 3.9
138 votes
124
Kansas
Kansas

Rating: 3.89
50 votes
125
Queen
News of the World

Rating: 3.89
450 votes
126
The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies

Rating: 3.88
60 votes
127
The Knack
Get the Knack

Rating: 3.88
21 votes
128
Bob Seger
Night Moves

Rating: 3.88
25 votes
129
Fleetwood Mac
Tusk

Rating: 3.88
120 votes
130
Billy Joel
52nd Street

Rating: 3.88
76 votes
131
Wings
Venus and Mars

Rating: 3.87
27 votes
132
The Beatles
Let It Be

Rating: 3.87
1645 votes
133
Toto
Toto

Rating: 3.87
30 votes
134
XTC
Drums And Wires

Rating: 3.86
59 votes
135
The Doobie Brothers
What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

Rating: 3.86
11 votes
136
Joni Mitchell
For the Roses

Rating: 3.86
39 votes
137
Joni Mitchell
Ladies of the Canyon

Rating: 3.85
57 votes
138
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans

Rating: 3.85
460 votes
139
Toto
Hydra

Rating: 3.84
22 votes
140
Cat Stevens
Catch Bull at Four

Rating: 3.84
25 votes
141
Gentle Giant
Gentle Giant

Rating: 3.84
140 votes
142
Dolly Parton
Jolene

Rating: 3.83
12 votes
143
John Cale
Vintage Violence

Rating: 3.82
37 votes
144
Devo
Duty Now For The Future

Rating: 3.82
39 votes
145
ABBA
The Album

Rating: 3.82
30 votes
146
Styx
The Grand Illusion

Rating: 3.81
110 votes
147
Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Music from the Penguin Cafe

Rating: 3.81
18 votes
148
Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Boulevard

Rating: 3.81
95 votes
149
Madness
One Step Beyond

Rating: 3.8
64 votes
150
Kansas
Masque

Rating: 3.8
51 votes
151
Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

Rating: 3.79
34 votes
152
Bob Seger
Beautiful Loser

Rating: 3.79
14 votes
153
Billy Joel
Piano Man

Rating: 3.78
110 votes
154
ABBA
Voulez-Vous

Rating: 3.78
29 votes
155
Queen
Jazz

Rating: 3.77
368 votes
156
KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band

Rating: 3.77
11 votes
157
Ohio Players
Honey

Rating: 3.77
13 votes
158
Brigitte Fontaine and Art Ensemble of Chicago
Comme a la radio

Rating: 3.77
13 votes
159
Todd Rundgren
Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

Rating: 3.77
13 votes
160
Kansas
Leftoverture

Rating: 3.77
171 votes
161
Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

Rating: 3.76
34 votes
162
John Cale
Slow Dazzle

Rating: 3.75
22 votes
163
Genesis
Wind & Wuthering

Rating: 3.75
295 votes
164
Kansas
Song for America

Rating: 3.75
41 votes
165
The Jam
In The City

Rating: 3.75
55 votes
166
Journey
Infinity

Rating: 3.74
80 votes
167
The Beach Boys
Surf's Up

Rating: 3.74
127 votes
168
The Cars
Candy-O

Rating: 3.73
45 votes
169
Genesis
Trespass

Rating: 3.73
385 votes
170
Yes
Going for the One

Rating: 3.72
321 votes
171
Kansas
Point of Know Return

Rating: 3.72
94 votes
172
Wings
Red Rose Speedway

Rating: 3.71
14 votes
173
Adam and the Ants
Dirk Wears White Sox

Rating: 3.71
17 votes
174
Peter Gabriel
Scratch

Rating: 3.7
120 votes
175
Boston
Don't Look Back

Rating: 3.68
189 votes
176
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

Rating: 3.68
66 votes
177
The Jackson 5
ABC

Rating: 3.68
22 votes
178
Francoise Hardy
La question

Rating: 3.68
20 votes
179
ABBA
Arrival

Rating: 3.67
43 votes
180
Styx
Pieces of Eight

Rating: 3.66
52 votes
181
The Doobie Brothers
Toulouse Street

Rating: 3.66
16 votes
182
Paul McCartney
McCartney

Rating: 3.65
188 votes
183
Billy Joel
Turnstiles

Rating: 3.65
49 votes
184
Fleetwood Mac
Bare Trees

Rating: 3.65
27 votes
185
John Lennon
Walls and Bridges

Rating: 3.65
61 votes
186
Pat Benatar
In the heat of the night

Rating: 3.64
14 votes
187
Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

Rating: 3.64
14 votes
188
Styx
Equinox

Rating: 3.63
27 votes
189
George Harrison
Thirty Three & 1/3

Rating: 3.63
24 votes
190
Wings
London Town

Rating: 3.63
16 votes
191
Bee Gees
Trafalgar

Rating: 3.63
12 votes
192
John Lennon
Mind Games

Rating: 3.62
85 votes
193
10cc
The Original Soundtrack

Rating: 3.59
11 votes
194
The Kinks
Sleepwalker

Rating: 3.58
18 votes
195
Ringo Starr
Goodnight Vienna

Rating: 3.57
14 votes
196
The Alan Parsons Project
Pyramid

Rating: 3.56
35 votes
197
Foreigner
Foreigner

Rating: 3.54
72 votes
198
Styx
Crystal Ball

Rating: 3.53
30 votes
199
Kate Bush
Lionheart

Rating: 3.51
110 votes
200
Elton John
Rock of the Westies

Rating: 3.5
23 votes



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