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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12,741
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1983
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9,716
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1983
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7,219
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1983
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5,950
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5.
Ireland U2
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1983
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5,800
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1983
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5,247
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1983
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4,406
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1983
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3,158
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1983
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2,688
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1983
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2,452
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1983 composition

Country Albums %


United States 344 34%
United Kingdom 279 28%
Germany 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 45 4%
Australia 29 3%
Canada 27 3%
Jamaica 22 2%
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Best Artists of the 1960s
1. The Beatles
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Bob Dylan
5. The Beach Boys
6. The Velvet Underground & Nico
7. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
8. Led Zeppelin
9. The Doors
10. The Rolling Stones
11. King Crimson
12. John Coltrane
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Van Morrison
16. Love
17. Neil Young
18. Charles Mingus
19. The Who
20. Pink Floyd
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