Paste's 30 Best Albums of 1979

Paste's 30 Best Albums of 1979

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30.

The Specials - The Specials
October 10, 1979
Critic Score
100
1 review

29.

Marianne Faithfull - Broken English
February 1, 1979
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

28.

AC/DC - Highway to Hell
August 3, 1979
Critic Score
90
3 reviews

26.

Earth, Wind & Fire - I Am
June 9, 1979
Critic Score
60
1 review

25.

The Cars - Candy-O
June 13, 1979
Critic Score
82
3 reviews

24.

Supertramp - Breakfast in America
March 29, 1979
Critic Score
73
4 reviews

23.

Graham Parker - Squeezing Out Sparks
March 1, 1979
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

22.

Emmylou Harris - Blue Kentucky Girl
April 0, 1979
Critic Score
70
1 review

21.

XTC - Drums and Wires
August 17, 1979
Critic Score
90
1 review

19.

Wire - 154
September 1, 1979
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

18.

The Raincoats - The Raincoats
November 3, 1979
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

17.

Funkadelic - Uncle Jam Wants You
September 21, 1979
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

16.

David Bowie - Lodger
May 18, 1979
Critic Score
89
4 reviews

15.

Chic - Risqué
July 30, 1979
Critic Score
88
3 reviews

14.

Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box
November 23, 1979
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

13.

Joe Jackson - Look Sharp!
March 5, 1979
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

12.

Joni Mitchell - Mingus
June 13, 1979
Critic Score
62
3 reviews

11.

Fleetwood Mac - Tusk
October 12, 1979
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

10.

Pink Floyd - The Wall
November 30, 1979
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

9.

Gang of Four - Entertainment!
September 1, 1979
Critic Score
94
4 reviews

6.

Michael Jackson - Off the Wall
August 10, 1979
Critic Score
98
4 reviews

5.

Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
June 14, 1979
Critic Score
90
6 reviews

4.

The B-52's - The B-52's
July 6, 1979
Critic Score
85
4 reviews

3.

Talking Heads - Fear of Music
August 3, 1979
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

1.

The Clash - London Calling
December 14, 1979
Critic Score
100
4 reviews
Original Source: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/best-albums/the-best-albums-of-1979-1/
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