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The Best Pop Rock Albums of 1978

1.

Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers
January 1, 1978
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

3.

Blondie - Parallel Lines
September 1, 1978
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

4.

The Cars - The Cars
June 6, 1978
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

5.

Gerry Rafferty - City to City
January 20, 1978
Critic Score
90
1 review

6.

Buddy Holly & the Crickets - 20 Golden Greats
February 17, 1978
Critic Score
90
1 review

9.

The Kinks - Misfits
May 19, 1978
Critic Score
90
1 review

10.

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - Stranger in Town
May 5, 1978
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

11.

R. Stevie Moore - Delicate Tension
November 1, 1978
Critic Score
84
2 reviews

12.

The Police - Outlandos d'Amour
November 2, 1978
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

13.

Toto - Toto
October 15, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

14.

The Doobie Brothers - Minute by Minute
December 1, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

15.

Wings - London Town
March 31, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

16.

Status Quo - If You Can't Stand the Heat...
October 1, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

17.

Warren Zevon - Excitable Boy
January 18, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

18.

Kenny Loggins - Nightwatch
July 12, 1978
Critic Score
80
1 review

19.

Van Morrison - Wavelength
September 1, 1978
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

20.

Queen - Jazz
November 10, 1978
Critic Score
73
3 reviews

21.

Billy Joel - 52nd Street
October 13, 1978
Critic Score
70
2 reviews

22.

Robert Palmer - Double Fun
March 1, 1978
Critic Score
70
1 review

23.

Blondie - Plastic Letters
February 12, 1978
Critic Score
65
2 reviews

25.

Daryl Hall & John Oates - Along the Red Ledge
September 0, 1978
Critic Score
60
2 reviews
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