Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s by WillyMac (2020)

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[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
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1989
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33,846
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1986
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3,786
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[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
Year of Release:
1989
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3,294
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[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
Year of Release:
1980
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4,809
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[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
Year of Release:
1980
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1,876
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6. (7) Up1
[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
Year of Release:
1988
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3,248
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[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
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1982
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2,778
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8. (4) Down4
[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
Year of Release:
1983
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12,563
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[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
Year of Release:
1988
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2,126
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[First added to this chart: 01/21/2016]
Year of Release:
1983
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1,771
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Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s composition

Year Albums %


1980 11 22%
1981 2 4%
1982 4 8%
1983 6 12%
1984 4 8%
1985 2 4%
1986 5 10%
1987 7 14%
1988 4 8%
1989 5 10%
Artist Albums %


R.E.M. 6 12%
U2 3 6%
The Grapes Of Wrath 2 4%
Talking Heads 2 4%
Peter Gabriel 2 4%
The Police 2 4%
The Jam 2 4%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 22 44%
United States 14 28%
Ireland 5 10%
Canada 5 10%
Mixed Nationality 2 4%
Australia 2 4%

Top 50 Music Albums of the 1980s chart changes

Biggest climbers
Climber Up 24 from 41st to 17th
Fables Of The Reconstruction
by R.E.M.
Climber Up 12 from 24th to 12th
Learning To Crawl
by Pretenders
Climber Up 12 from 23rd to 11th
Boy
by U2
Biggest fallers
Faller Down 17 from 12th to 29th
Graceland
by Paul Simon
Faller Down 16 from 8th to 24th
Black Sea
by XTC
Faller Down 12 from 11th to 23rd
The Joshua Tree
by U2

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From 08/27/2016 05:19
Love your chart..... Great to see your love of REM. I still can't believe I
Saw them for FREE, in 1982, on the hills of Athens Ga.
Also, I really like to see XTC Black Sea in top ten. btw, have u listened
To drums and wires ? ..... My fav.
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