Acclaimed Music - The Top Albums from 1981
The Top Albums from 1981





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Time
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Song
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1 204 The Human League
Dare!

2 324 Brian Eno - David Byrne
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
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3 385 Black Flag
Damaged
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4 499 Motörhead
No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith

5 541 Kraftwerk
Computer Welt
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6 558 X
Wild Gift
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7 803 Soft Cell
Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
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8 813 Japan
Tin Drum
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9 814 Grace Jones
Nightclubbing
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10 823 The Gun Club
Fire of Love
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11 936 Black Uhuru
Red
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12 948 Squeeze
East Side Story
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13 965 Elvis Costello and The Attractions
Trust
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14 967 Rickie Lee Jones
Pirates
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15 973 The Rolling Stones
Tattoo You
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16 989 Rush
Moving Pictures
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17 999 The Psychedelic Furs
Talk Talk Talk
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18 1071 The Go-Go's
Beauty and the Beat
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19 1164 Echo and the Bunnymen
Heaven Up Here
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20 1174 The Police
Ghost in the Machine
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21 1207 Journey
Escape
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22 1275 The Birthday Party
Prayers on Fire

23 1280 Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft
Alles Ist Gut
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24 1303 Flipper
Album - Generic Flipper

25 1326 Rick James
Street Songs

26 1336 King Crimson
Discipline
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27 1361 This Heat
Deceit

28 1407 Gang of Four
Solid Gold

29 1622 Phil Collins
Face Value
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30 1744 Heaven 17
Penthouse and Pavement
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31 1817 The Au Pairs
Playing with a Different Sex

32 1835 The Blasters
The Blasters

33 1847 Fela Anikulapo Kuti
Black President

34 1873 Mission of Burma
Signals, Calls and Marches
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35 1900 The Raincoats
Odyshape

36 1912 The Neville Brothers
Fiyo on the Bayou
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37 2001 The Lounge Lizards
The Lounge Lizards
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38 2084 The Cure
Faith
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39 2175 Trio
Trio

40 2194 Tom Verlaine
Dreamtime

41 2212 Siouxsie and The Banshees
Juju
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42 2260 Glenn Branca
The Ascension

43 2329 The dB's
Stands for Decibels
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44 2369 Einstürzende Neubauten
Kollaps

45 2532 Prince
Controversy
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46 2613 Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
I Love Rock'n'roll

47 2628 Daryl Hall and John Oates
Private Eyes
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48 2651 U2
October
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49 2676 Depeche Mode
Speak & Spell
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50 2685 Foreigner
4
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51 2691 Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays
As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls
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52 2773 Mink DeVille
Coup de Grace

53 2782 Pretenders
II
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54 2790 David Lindley
El Rayo-X
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55 2847 Dick Gaughan
Handful of Earth
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56 2894 Pat Metheny
Offramp
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57 2980 Smokey Robinson
Being with You

58 2983 Bobby Womack
The Poet
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Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
The Stray Cats
The Stray Cats/Built for Speed
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The J. Geils Band
Freeze Frame
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Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
Reach Up and Touch the Sky: Live
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The Sound
From the Lion's Mouth

New Order
Movement
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Iron Maiden
Killers

Teena Marie
It Must Be Magic
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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
Architecture & Morality

B.B. King
There Must Be a Better World Somewhere
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The Cramps
Psychedelic Jungle

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
Hard Promises
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The Psychedelic Furs
The Psychedelic Furs

Stevie Nicks
Bella Donna

Al Jarreau
Breakin' Away

Johnny Copeland
Copeland Special

Kid Creole and The Coconuts
Fresh Fruit in Foreign Places

Duran Duran
Duran Duran
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The Teardrop Explodes
Wilder

De Press
Block to Block

The Beat
Wha'ppen
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Chick Corea
Trio Music
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Bauhaus
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