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RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP ROCK (AOR) ALBUMS OF 1979 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barry Kowal   
Mar 21, 2011 at 11:32 PM
RADIO AND RECORDS (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP ROCK (AOR) ALBUMS OF 1979*

Breakfast in America cover


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Pos.-Title-Artist-Label-Peak Month
  1 BREAKFAST IN AMERICA-SUPERTRAMP-A&M-JUNE
  2 MINUTE BY MINUTE-DOOBIE BROTHERS-Warner Brothers-April
  3 DESOLATION ANGELS-BAD COMPANY-Swan Song-April
  4 CANDY O-CARS-Elektra-September
  5 GET THE KNACK-THE KNACK-Capitol-August
  6 DIRE STRAITS-DIRE STRAITS-Warner Brothers-April
  7 VAN HALEN II-VAN HALEN-Warner Brothers-May
  8 BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN-Rod Stewart-Warner Brothers-February 
  9 AT BUDAKAN-Cheap Trick-Epic-July
 10 RICKIE LEE JONES-Rickie Lee Jones-Warner Brothers-June
 11 In Through The Out Door-Led Zeppelin-Atlantic-September
 12 Secrets-Robert Palmer-Island-September
 13 Armed Forces-Elvis Costello & The Attractions-Columbia-March  
 14 Legend-Poco-ABC-April
 15 Life For The Taking-Eddie Money-Columbia-March
 16 Enlightened Rogues-Allman Brothers-Capricorn-April 
 17 52nd Street-Billy Joel-Columbia-January
 18 Evolution-Journey-Columbia-May
 19 Rust Never Sleeps-Neil Young-Reprise-September
 20 Monolith-Kansas-Kirshner-July
 21 Point Of Know Return-Kansas-Kirshner-January
 22 Discovery-Electric Light Orchestra-United Artists-August
 23 Briefcase Full Of Blues-Blues Brothers-Atlantic-January
 24 George Harrison-George Harrison-Dark Horse-April
 25 Million Mile Reflection-Charlie Daniels Band-Epic-August
 26 Head First-Babys-Chrysalis-February
 27 Toto-Toto--Columbia-February
 28 McGuinn,Clarke & Hillman-McGuinn,Clarke & Hillman-Capitol-March
 29 Head Games-Foreigner--Atlantic-October
 30 Labour Of Lust-Nick Lowe-Columbia-August
 31 Low Budget-Kinks-Arista-August
 32 Look Sharp!-Joe Jackson-A&M-June
 33 Slow Train Coming-Bob Dylan-Columbia-October
 34 Outlandos D'Amour-Police-A&M-April
 35 Fear Of Music-Talking Heads-Sire-October
 36 Communique-Dire Straits-Warner Brothers-July
 37 The Long Run-Eagles-Asylum-December
 38 Dream Police-Cheap Trick-Epic-October
 39 Flag-James Taylor-Warner Brothers-June
 40 Highway To Hell-AC/DC-Atlantic-November
 41 Flirtin' With Disaster-Molly Hatchet-Epic-December
 42 Nine Lives-REO Speedwagon-Epic-September
 43 Eve-Alan Parson's Project-Arista-October
 44 First Under The Wire-Little River Band-Capitol-September
 45 Fickle Heart-Sniff 'N Tears-Atlantic-September
 46 Cornerstone-Styx-A&M-December 
 47 Nicolette-Nicolette Larson-Warner Brothers-February
 48 Backless-Eric Clapton-RSO-January
 49 Move It On Over-George Thorogood-Rounder-April
 50 Night Owl-Gerry Rafferty-United Artists-July
 51 Bombs Away Dream Babies-John Stewart-RSO-August
 52 You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic-Ian Hunter-Chrysalis-May
 53 Strange Man,Changed Man-Bram Tchaikovsky-Polydor-June
 54 Cars-Cars-Elektra-January
 55 Three Hearts-Bob Welch-Capitol-April
 56 Stormwatch-Jethro Tull-Chrysalis-November
 57 Mirrors-Blue Oyster Cult-Columbia-August
 58 Manifesto-Roxy Music-Atco-April
 59 Tusk-Fleetwood Mac-Warner Brothers-November 
 60 Wave-Patti Smith-Arista-June
 61 Sanctuary-J. Geils Band-EMI America-January
 62 Where I Should Be-Peter Frampton-A&M-August
 63 Go For What You Know-Pat Travers-Polydor-August
 64 Running Like The Wind-Marshall Tucker Band-Warner Brothers-May
 65 Underdog-Atlanta Rhythm Section-Polydor-July
 66 Volcano-Jimmy Buffet-MCA-October
 67 Gomm With The Wind-Ian Gomm-Epic-October
 68 Mirror Stars-Fabulous Poodles-Epic-March
 69 New England-New England-Infinity-June
 70 The Kids Are Alright-The Who-MCA-August
 71 Eat To The Beat-Blondie-Chrysalis-November
 72 Misplaced Ideals-Sad Cafe-A&M-February
 73 Pieces Of Eight-Styx-A&M-January
 74 Tycoon-Tycoon-Arista-April
 75 Boogie Motel-Foghat-Bearsville-November
 76 Marathon-Santana-November
 77 Records-Records-Virgin-September
 78 Shakedown Street-Grateful Dead-Arista-January
 79 Nils-Nils Lofgren-A&M-August

* As published in the December 14th,1979 issue of Radio And Records Magazine.
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