Best Albums of 1979:

1. Pink Floyd The Wall
2. Clash London Calling
3. Elvis Costello Armed Forces
4. Jam Setting Sons
5. Tom Petty Damn the Torpedoes
6. Boomtown Rats Fine Art of Surfacing
7. Tom Robinson Band TRB 2
8. Badfinger Airwaves
9. Little Feat Down on the Farm
10. Lindisfarne News
11. Fleetwood Mac Tusk
12. Thin Lizzy Black Rose
13. The Stranglers The Raven
14. Blondie Eat to the Beat
15. George Harrison George Harrison
16. Abba Voulez Vous
17. Flamin' Groovies Jumping in the Night
18. Dire Straits Communique
19. Jethro Tull Stormwatch
20. Bob Dylan Slow Train Coming
21. Led Zeppelin In Through the Outdoor
22. Richard & Linda Thompson Sunnyvista
23. J.J. Cale 5
24. Leonard CohenRecent Songs
25. The Eagles The Long Run
26. Alex Chilton Like Flies on Sherbert
27. Roxy Music Manifesto
28. The Kinks Low Budget
29. Neil Young Rust Never Sleeps
30. Van Morrison Into the Music
31. John Cale Sabotage
32. David Bowie Lodger
33. Midnight Oil Head Injuries
34. Lowell George Thanks I'll Eat it Here
35. Lou Reed The Bells
36. McGuinn, Clark & Hillman McGuinn, Clark & Hillman
37. Bop Dylan Live at Budokhan
38. Steve Harley The Candidate
39. Downliners Sect Showbiz
40. Francoise Hardy Gin and Tonic
41. Pretenders Pretenders
42. Rick Nelson Rockabilly Renaissance
43. Ronnie Lane See Me
44. McGuinn Clark Hilmann McGuinn Clark Hilmann
45. Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
46. Talking Heads Fear of Music
47. The Hollies Five Three One Double Seven O Four
48. Bill Nelson Red Noise
49. Wire 154
50. AC/DC Highway to Hell
51. B 52s B 52s
52. Supertramp Breakfast in America
53. Undertones The Undertones
54. Joe Jackson Look Sharp
55. Cure Three Imaginary Boys
56. Nick Lowe Labour of Lust
57. Police Reggatta de Blanc
58. Marianne Faithful Broken English
59. Joe Jackson I'm the Man
60. The Romantics The Romantics
61. The Tourists Reality Effect
62. Gerry Rafferty Night Owl
63. Sex Pistols The Great Rock'n Roll Swindle
64. The Tourists The Tourists


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