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The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of the 1980s by User Score

1. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs
September 30th, 1985
USER SCORE
90
257 reviews

2. Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska

Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska
September 30th, 1982
USER SCORE
88
125 reviews

3. Paul Simon - Graceland

Paul Simon - Graceland
August 12th, 1986
USER SCORE
87
188 reviews

4. Daniel Johnston - Hi, How Are You

Daniel Johnston - Hi, How Are You
September 1st, 1983
USER SCORE
85
89 reviews

5. Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love

Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love
October 9th, 1987
USER SCORE
82
54 reviews

6. Lou Reed - The Blue Mask

Lou Reed - The Blue Mask
February 1st, 1982
USER SCORE
82
31 reviews

7. Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
April 5th, 1988
USER SCORE
82
75 reviews

8. Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man

Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man
February 2nd, 1988
USER SCORE
81
53 reviews

9. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine

Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine
September 1st, 1980
USER SCORE
79
38 reviews

10. Bob Dylan - Infidels

Bob Dylan - Infidels
October 27th, 1983
USER SCORE
74
35 reviews

11. Leonard Cohen - Various Positions

Leonard Cohen - Various Positions
December 11th, 1984
USER SCORE
70
30 reviews
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