Best Albums of 1979

A Listmania! list by Paul Nichols
The list author says: "In descending order of preference"
London Calling
1.  London Calling by The Clash
$7.29   Used & New from: $0.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (561 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Entertainment!
2.  Entertainment! by Gang of Four
Used & New from: $8.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews)

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Fear of Music
3.  Fear of Music by Talking Heads
$6.99   Used & New from: $3.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

Off the Wall
4.  Off the Wall by Michael Jackson
$7.00   Used & New from: $0.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (456 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Singles Going Steady
5.  Singles Going Steady by Buzzcocks
Used & New from: $2.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

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Unknown Pleasures
6.  Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
Used & New from: $1.46
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

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Highway to Hell
7.  Highway to Hell by AC/DC
$9.00   Used & New from: $4.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (456 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Armed Forces
8.  Armed Forces by The Attractions
$8.99   Used & New from: $4.83
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

It's Alive
9.  It's Alive by Ramones
$10.77   Used & New from: $3.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Cheap Trick at Budokan
10.  Cheap Trick at Budokan by Cheap Trick
$7.95   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Live at Max's Kansas City 79
11.  Live at Max's Kansas City 79 by Johnny Thunders
Used & New from: $25.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Bad Girls
12.  Bad Girls by Donna Summer
$3.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Labour of Lust
13.  Labour of Lust by Nick Lowe
Used & New from: $7.18
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Eat to the Beat
14.  Eat to the Beat by Blondie
$12.37   Used & New from: $2.56
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Slow Train Coming
15.  Slow Train Coming by Bob Dylan
$7.29   Used & New from: $3.96
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews)

Tusk
16.  Tusk by Fleetwood Mac
$9.28   Used & New from: $4.41
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (226 customer reviews)

Rust Never Sleeps
17.  Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young
$9.93   Used & New from: $2.47
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

New Values
18.  New Values by Iggy Pop
$17.74   Used & New from: $4.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Undertones
19.  Undertones by Undertones
Used & New from: $11.95
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Manifesto
20.  Manifesto by Roxy Music
$7.99   Used & New from: $2.73
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Broken English
21.  Broken English by Marianne Faithfull
$16.52   Used & New from: $2.75
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

B-52's
22.  B-52's by B-52's
$3.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Wave
23.  Wave by Patti Smith
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Pleasure Principle
24.  Pleasure Principle by Gary Numan
$10.69   Used & New from: $5.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Mutiny on the Mamaship
25.  Mutiny on the Mamaship by Mutiny
Used & New from: $88.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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You're Never Alone With a Schizophrenic
26.  You're Never Alone With a Schizophrenic by Lionel Hampton
Used & New from: $6.70
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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#1 in Heaven
27.  #1 in Heaven by Sparks
$10.39   Used & New from: $6.36
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Lodger
28.  Lodger by David Bowie
$11.99   Used & New from: $4.47
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Live Rust
29.  Live Rust by Neil Young
$9.40   Used & New from: $1.08
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

The Bells
30.  The Bells by Lou Reed
$14.00   Used & New from: $2.71
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Dream Police
31.  Dream Police by Cheap Trick
Used & New from: $2.44
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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At Budokan [Live In Japan, February, 1978]
32.  At Budokan [Live In Japan, February, 1978] by Bob Dylan
$11.88   Used & New from: $4.42
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Metal Box
33.  Metal Box by Public Image Limited
Used & New from: $31.11
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Back To The Egg
34.  Back To The Egg by Paul McCartney
Used & New from: $34.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews)

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MIA: The Complete Anthology
35.  MIA: The Complete Anthology by The Germs
$13.48   Used & New from: $8.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

Candy-O
36.  Candy-O by The Cars
$3.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

154
37.  154 by Wire
$20.76   Used & New from: $6.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Low Budget
38.  Low Budget by The Kinks
$15.84
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Reggatta de Blanc [Digipak]
39.  Reggatta de Blanc [Digipak] by The Police
$7.39   Used & New from: $0.68
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dragnet
40.  Dragnet by The Fall
Used & New from: $12.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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