Best Albums of 1983

Listed below are the best albums of 1983 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1983 year summaryThe best artists of 1983 were R.E.M., Violent Femmes, New Order, U2, The Police, Tom Waits, Talking Heads, Metallica, David Bowie and Pink Floyd.
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1983
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12,562
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9,642
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7,300
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5,861
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5,840
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1983
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5,082
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4,717
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3,234
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2,714
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Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 344 34%
United Kingdom 285 29%
Germany 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Australia 29 3%
Canada 26 3%
Jamaica 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 948 95%
Yes 52 5%
Live? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Albums of 1964
1. A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles
2. Getz/Gilberto by Stan Getz & João Gilberto
3. The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan
4. Out To Lunch! by Eric Dolphy
5. Beatles For Sale by The Beatles
6. Another Side Of Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
7. Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica by The Ronettes
8. Kinks by The Kinks
9. "Live" At The Star-Club, Hamburg by Jerry Lee Lewis
10. Ain't That Good News by Sam Cooke
11. Meet The Beatles! by The Beatles
12. The Sidewinder by Lee Morgan
13. Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes
14. Folk Singer by Muddy Waters
15. Empyrean Isles by Herbie Hancock
16. Song For My Father by Horace Silver Quintet
17. Pain In My Heart by Otis Redding
18. The Rolling Stones by The Rolling Stones
19. Dust Bowl Ballads by Woody Guthrie
20. The Animals by The Animals
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