Acclaimed Music - The Top Albums from 1979
The Top Albums from 1979





RankAll
Time
ArtistAlbumBuy at
Amazon
Song
Samples
1 10 The Clash
London Calling
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2 73 Joy Division
Unknown Pleasures
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3 109 Michael Jackson
Off the Wall
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4 117 Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Rust Never Sleeps
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5 156 Pink Floyd
The Wall
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6 164 Gang of Four
Entertainment!

7 182 Public Image Ltd.
Metal Box/Second Edition
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8 184 The Specials
The Specials
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9 231 Talking Heads
Fear of Music
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10 293 Elvis Costello and The Attractions
Armed Forces

11 347 AC/DC
Highway to Hell

12 413 The Undertones
The Undertones
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13 418 Chic
Risque
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14 435 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
Damn the Torpedoes
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15 463 The B-52's
The B-52's
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16 484 The Police
Regatta De Blanc
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17 609 The Pop Group
Y

18 612 The Slits
Cut

19 621 Graham Parker & The Rumour
Squeezing Out Sparks

20 675 Madness
One Step Beyond

21 739 Wire
154
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22 755 Stiff Little Fingers
Inflammable Material
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23 796 Marianne Faithfull
Broken English
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24 808 The Jam
Setting Sons

25 935 XTC
Drums and Wires
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26 968 Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones
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27 1022 Donna Summer
Bad Girls
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28 1038 The Cure
Three Imaginary Boys/Boys Don't Cry
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29 1061 Ramones
It's Alive
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30 1086 Motörhead
Overkill
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31 1108 Joe Jackson
Look Sharp!
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32 1224 Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Live Rust
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33 1252 The Raincoats
The Raincoats

34 1273 Van Morrison
Into the Music
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35 1301 Linton Kwesi Johnson
Forces of Victory
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36 1320 The Roches
The Roches
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37 1390 Betty Carter
The Audience with Betty Carter
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38 1447 Robert Fripp
Exposure
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39 1570 The Germs
(GI)

40 1581 Throbbing Gristle
20 Jazz Funk Greats
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41 1626 Supertramp
Breakfast in America
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42 1638 David Bowie
Lodger
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43 1643 Nick Lowe
Labour of Lust

44 1679 James Chance & The Contortions
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45 1754 Sister Sledge
We Are Family

46 1784 The Residents
Eskimo
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47 1794 Blondie
Eat to the Beat
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48 1834 Philip Glass
Einstein on the Beach
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49 1862 The Fall
Live at the Witch Trials
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50 1908 Ry Cooder
Bop 'Til You Drop
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51 1918 Fleetwood Mac
Tusk
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52 2050 The Fall
Dragnet

53 2090 Earth, Wind & Fire
I Am
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54 2243 Tom Verlaine
Tom Verlaine
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55 2307 The Damned
Machine Gun Etiquette
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56 2334 Dave Edmunds
Repeat when Necessary
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57 2559 Judas Priest
Unleashed in the East
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58 2568 The Cars
Candy-O
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59 2582 ZZ Top
Deguello
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60 2631 Various Artists
No New York

61 2750 Joe Jackson
I'm the Man
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62 2760 Bob Marley and The Wailers
Survival
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63 2816 Sarah Vaughan
Duke Ellington Song Book One
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64 2864 Van Halen
II
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65 2943 This Heat
This Heat
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Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Sarah Vaughan
Duke Ellington Songbooks, Vol. 2

Ebba Grön
We're Only in It for the Drugs

The Only Ones
Even Serpents Shine

The Buzzcocks
A Different Kind of Tension

Iggy Pop
New Values
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Magazine
Secondhand Daylight
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Smokey Robinson
Where There's Smoke

Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle

Lowell George
Thanks, I'll Eat Here

The Crusaders
Street Life

Bob Dylan
Slow Train Coming
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