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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 ALBUMS OF 1979 PDF Print E-mail
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Jun 02, 2011 at 04:40 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 ALBUMS OF 1979*


No. Album-Artist-Label-Peak Month
  1 52nd STREET-BILLY JOEL-COLUMBIA
  2 SPIRITS HAVE FLOWN-BEE GEES-RSO
  3 MINUTE BY MINUTE-DOOBIE BROTHERS-Warner Brothers
  4 CARS-CARS-Elektra
  5 BREAKFAST IN AMERICA-SUPERTRAMP-A&M
  6 LIVE AND MORE-DONNA SUMMER-Casablanca
  7 PIECES OF EIGHT-STYX-A&M
  8 BAD GIRLS-Donna Summer-Casablanca
  9 PARALLEL LINES-Blondie-Chrysalis
 10 BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN-Rod Stewart-Warner Brothers
 11 The Gambler-Kenny Rogers-United Artists
 12 Cruisin'-Village People-Casablanca
 13 At Budokan-Cheap Trick-Epic
 14 Stranger In Town-Bob Seger-Capitol
 15 Van Halen-Van Halen-Warner Brothers
 16 Get The Knack-Knack-Capitol
 17 2 Hot!-Peaches & Herb-Polydor
 18 The Stranger-Billy Joel-Columbia
 19 Toto-Toto-Columbia
 20 Grease Soundtrack-Various Artists-RSO
 21 Legend-Poco-MCA
 22 Some Girls-Rolling Stones-Rolling Stones
 23 Dire Straits-Dire Straits-Warner Brothers
 24 Best Of Earth,Wind & Fire-Earth,Wind & Fire-Columbia
 25 Double Vision-Foreigner-Atlantic
 26 In Through The Out Door-Led Zeppelin-Atlantic
 27 Saturday Night Fever-Bee Gees-RSO
 28 Greatest Hits Volume II-Barbara Streisand-Columbia
 29 Desolation Angels-Bad Company-Swan Song
 30 C'est Chic-Chic-Atlantic
 31 Destiny-Jacksons-Epic
 32 Dog And Butterfly-Heart-Portrait
 33 Rickie Lee Jones-Rickie Lee Jones-Warner Brothers
 34 Move It On Over-George Thorogood-Rounder
 35 Totally Hot-Olivia Newton John-MCA
 36 Barry Manilow's Greatest Hits-Barry Manilow-Arista
 37 We Are Family-Sister Sledge-Cotillion
 38 Van Halen II-Van Halen-Warner Brothers
 39 Disco Nights-GQ-Arista
 40 Love Tracks-Gloria Gaynor-Polydor
 41 Living In The U.S.A.-Linda Ronstadt-Asylum
 42 Backless-Eric Clapton-RSO
 43 Briefcase Full Of Blues-Blues Brothers-Atlantic
 44 Evolution-Journey-Columbia
 45 Morning Dance-Spyra Gyra-Infinity
 46 Macho Man-Village People-Casablanca
 47 Brother To Brother-Gino Vanelli-A&M
 48 Million Mile Reflection-Charlie Daniels Band-Epic
 49 More Songs About Buildings And Food-Talking Heads-Sire
 50 Look Sharp-Joe Jackson-A&M
 51 Nicolette-Nicolette Larson-Warner Brothers
 52 Time Passages-Al Stewart-Arista
 53 A Wild And Crazy Guy-Steve Martin-Warner Brothers
 54 Inner Secrets-Santana-Columbia
 55 Hot Streets-Chicago-Columbia
 56 Comes A Time-Neil Young-Warner Brothers
 57 Twin Sons Of Different Mothers-Dan Fogelberg-Full Moon
 58 Bustin' Out Of L Seven-Rick James-Gordy
 59 Live-Willie Nelson-Columbia
 60 Let's Keep It That Way-Anne Murray-Capitol
 61 You Don't Bring Me Flowers-Neil Diamond-Columbia
 62 Bombs Away Dream Babies-John Stewart-RSO
 63 Children Of Sanchez-Chuck Mangione-A&M
 64 Livin' Inside Your Love-George Benson-Warner Brothers
 65 I Am-Earth,Wind & Fire-Columbia
 66 Sleeper Catcher-Little River Band-Harvest
 67 Rock On-Raydio-Arista
 68 Energy-Pointer Sisters-Planet
 69 Life For The Taking-Eddie Money-Columbia
 70 Bat Out Of Hell-Meatloaf-Epic
 71 Outlandos D'Amour-Police-A&M
 72 Don't Look Back-Boston-Epic
 73 Got To Be Real-Cheryl Lynn-Columbia
 74 Discovery-Electric Light Orchestra-Jet
 75 Bobby Caldwell-Bobby Caldwell-Coluds
 76 Enlightened Rogues-AllMan Brothers Band-Capricorn
 77 Armed Forces-Elvis Costello-Columbia
 78 Street Life-Crusaders-MCA
 79 Flag-James Taylor-Warner Brothers
 80 Greatest Hits-Waylon Jennings-RCA
 81 Instant Funk-Instant Funk-SalSoul
 82 Candy O-Cars-Elektra
 83 Touchdown-Bob James-Tappan
 84 Head First-Babies-Chrysalis
 85 The Boss-Diana Ross-Motown
 86 You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic-Ian Hunter-Chrysalis
 87 Alicia Bridges-Alicia Bridges-Polydor
 88 Teddy-Teddy Pendergrass-Philadelphia International
 89 Go West-Village People-Casablanca
 90 Ace Frehley-Ace Frehley-Casablanca
 91 Live Bootleg-Aerosmith-Columbia
 92 Sheik Yerbouti-Frank Zappa-Zappa
 93 Dionne-Dionne Warwick-Arista
 94 Dynasty-Kiss-Casablanca
 95 Knock On Wood-Amii Stewart-Ariola
 96 Just A Game-Triumph-RCA
 97 Whatcha Gonna Do...With My Lovin'?-Stephanie Mills-20th Century
 98 New Kind Of Feeling-Anne Murray-Capitol
 99 The Man-Barry White-20th Century
100 Monolith-Kansas-Kirshner
*as published in the December 29th,1979 issue of Billboard Magazine.

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