Best Albums of 1978

Listed below are the best albums of 1978 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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, Big Star and Pere Ubu.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 90 of 100

Best Albums of 1978 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 13 1%
R. Stevie Moore 5 1%
Culture 4 0%
Sun Ra 4 0%
AC/DC 3 0%
Woody Shaw 3 0%
Spirit 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 380 38%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Jamaica 56 6%
Germany 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
France 35 4%
Canada 34 3%
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Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. Led Zeppelin
5. Bob Dylan
6. David Bowie
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. Nirvana
10. The Velvet Underground
11. The Smiths
12. Pixies
13. The Beach Boys
14. The Clash
15. U2
16. The Who
17. Neil Young
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Miles Davis


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