Guitar World's Top 50 Guitar Albums of the Eighties (1990)

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Guitar World's Top 50 Guitar Albums of the Eighties (1990)

Postby Pierre » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:57 pm

A vintage list the Guitar World staff unearthed and which I ran across. I'm posting it because I'm always entertained by vintage lists. There are actually 51 albums because of a tie for #50.

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1 | Van Halen | 1984 | 1984
2 | Joe Satriani | Surfing with the Alien | 1987
3 | Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble | Texas Flood | 1983
4 | Yngwie J. Malmsteem | Rising Force | 1984
5 | AC/DC | Back in Black | 1980
6 | Ozzy Osbourne | Blizzard of Ozz | 1980
7 | U2 | War | 1983
8 | David Lee Roth | Eat 'Em and Smile | 1986
9 | Prince & the Revolution | Purple Rain | 1984
10 | Danny Gatton | Unfinished Business | 1987
11 | ZZ Top | Eliminator | 1983
12 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Live at Winterland | 1987
13 | Sonic Youth | Daydream Nation | 1988
14 | Metallica | Master of Puppets | 1986
15 | Jimi Hendrix | Radio One | 1988
16 | Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble | Couldn't Stand the Weather | 1984
17 | Joe Satriani | Not of This Earth | 1986
18 | John Hiatt | Bring the Family | 1987
19 | Stanley Jordan | Magic Touch | 1985
20 | David Lindley | El Rayo-X | 1981
21 | The Dregs | Industry Standard | 1982
22 | Allan Holdsworth | I.O.U. | 1982
23 | Frank Zappa | Shut Up n' Play Yer Guitar | 1981
24 | Jeff Beck | Guitar Shop | 1989
25 | The Clash | London Calling | 1979
26 | King Crimson | Discipline | 1981
27 | R.E.M. | Murmur | 1983
28 | Eric Clapton | Crossroads | 1988
29 | The Police | Synchronicity | 1983
30 | Jeff Beck | There and Back | 1980
31 | Steve Morse | The Introduction | 1981
32 | Guns N' Roses | Appetite for Destruction | 1987
33 | Allan Holdsworth | Road Games | 1983
34 | Steve Vai | Flex-Able | 1984
35 | U2 | The Unforgettable Fire | 1984
36 | Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble | In Step | 1989
37 | Van Halen | Fair Warning | 1981
38 | Whitesnake | Whitesnake/1987 | 1987
39 | John Fogerty | Centerfield | 1985
40 | Jimmy Page | Outrider | 1988
41 | Michael Hedges | Aerial Boundaries | 1984
42 | Deep Purple | Perfect Strangers | 1984
43 | Dire Straits | Brothers in Arms | 1985
44 | David Lindley & El Rayo-X | Very Greasy | 1988
45 | Son Seals | Chicago Fire | 1980
46 | The Cult | Sonic Temple | 1989
47 | XTC | Oranges & Lemons | 1989
48 | Van Halen | Women & Children First | 1980
49 | Eric Johnson | Tones | 1986
50 | Steve Morse | High Tension Wires | 1989
50 | Yngwie J. Malmsteem | Trilogy | 1986

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