Best Albums of 1978

Listed below are the best albums of 1978 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1978 year summaryThe best artists of 1978 were Bruce Springsteen, Blondie, The Cars, Elvis Costello, Van Halen, Kraftwerk, Kate Bush, The Rolling Stones, Pere Ubu and Talking Heads.
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1978
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 39 of 100

Best Albums of 1978 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 14 1%
R. Stevie Moore 4 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
Vangelis 3 0%
AC/DC 3 0%
Gregory Isaacs 3 0%
Woody Shaw 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 365 37%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Jamaica 53 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Brazil 37 4%
Germany 35 4%
Canada 30 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 954 95%
Yes 46 5%
Live? Albums %
No 967 97%
Yes 33 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
8. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
9. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
15. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
16. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
17. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
18. Forever Changes by Love
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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