Best Albums of 1978

Listed below are the best albums of 1978 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1978 year summaryThe best artists of 1978 were Bruce Springsteen, Blondie, Elvis Costello, The Cars, Van Halen, Kraftwerk, The Rolling Stones, Kate Bush, Big Star and Steve Reich.
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1978
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182.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 19 of 100

Best Albums of 1978 composition

Country Albums %


United States 377 38%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Jamaica 56 6%
Germany 38 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Canada 35 4%
France 34 3%
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