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Best Albums of 1978

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1978 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 38,000 greatest album charts.

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1978 year summaryThe best artists of 1978 were Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Blondie, Van Halen, The Cars, Kraftwerk, The Rolling Stones, Kate Bush, Pere Ubu and Big Star.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

AdventureUnited States Television
Year of Release:1978Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1978:81Rank Score:427
Rank in 1970s767Overall Rank:4,196
Average Rating:  77/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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82.

The Pavilion Of DreamsUnited States Harold Budd
Year of Release:1978Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1978:82Rank Score:423
Rank in 1970s774Overall Rank:4,226
Average Rating:  79/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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83.

C'est ChicUnited States Chic
Year of Release:1978Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1978:83Rank Score:416
Rank in 1970s783Overall Rank:4,281
Average Rating:  74/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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84.

TormatoUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1978Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1978:84Rank Score:409
Rank in 1970s788Overall Rank:4,324
Average Rating:  68/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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85.

Street HassleUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1978Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1978:85Rank Score:407
Rank in 1970s792Overall Rank:4,348
Average Rating:  75/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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86.

PyramidUnited Kingdom The Alan Parsons Project
Year of Release:1978Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1978:86Rank Score:405
Rank in 1970s795Overall Rank:4,367
Average Rating:  72/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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87.

Visions Of The CountryUnited States Robbie Basho
Year of Release:1978Appears in:38 charts
Rank in 1978:87Rank Score:403
Rank in 1970s799Overall Rank:4,386
Average Rating:  78/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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88.

U.K.United Kingdom U.K.
Year of Release:1978Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1978:88Rank Score:393
Rank in 1970s815Overall Rank:4,470
Average Rating:  77/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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89.

Never Say Die!United Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1978Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1978:89Rank Score:387
Rank in 1970s822Overall Rank:4,524
Average Rating:  64/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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90.

David GilmourUnited Kingdom David Gilmour
Year of Release:1978Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1978:90Rank Score:380
Rank in 1970s829Overall Rank:4,580
Average Rating:  73/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of 1978 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Sun Ra 4 0%
Culture 4 0%
Gregory Isaacs 3 0%
Elvis Presley 3 0%
AC/DC 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 378 38%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Jamaica 51 5%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Germany 40 4%
France 34 3%
Canada 33 3%
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