Best Albums of 1983

Listed below are the best albums of 1983 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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, Pink Floyd and David Bowie.
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1983
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788
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1983
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788
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1983
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692
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657
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1983
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613
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1983
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604
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1983
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557
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529
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509
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508
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 4 of 100

Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 345 35%
United Kingdom 278 28%
Germany 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Australia 29 3%
Canada 27 3%
Jamaica 22 2%
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Best Artists of 1966
1. The Beatles
2. The Beach Boys
3. Bob Dylan
4. Simon & Garfunkel
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Mothers Of Invention
7. Frank Zappa
8. 13th Floor Elevators
9. John Coltrane
10. The Kinks
11. Monks
12. Love
13. Cream
14. The Mamas And The Papas
15. Nina Simone
16. The Byrds
17. John Mayall & Eric Clapton
18. Ennio Morricone
19. The Who
20. Wayne Shorter
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