Best Albums Of 19??

I am now randomly selecting 5 years out of a Toronto Blue Jays baseball cap…


For the next 5 days I will post what I believe were the best long players from each of those years. We’ll start with the first.


The Best Albums Of 1978! The year Roman Polanski skipped bail; serial killer Ted Bundy is arrested; Charlie Chaplin’s remains go missing; and Ford  initiates a recall for the Pinto because of a public outcry resulting from deaths associated with gas tank explosions.

The Jam, All Mod Cons

The Kinks, Misfits

The Cars, The Cars

Elvis Costello, This Year’s Model

Funkadelic, One Nation Under A Groove

Rolling Stones, Some Girls

Bee Gees and Various, Saturday Night Fever OST

Blondie, Parallel Lines

Nick Lowe, Jesus Of Cool

John Prine, Bruised Orange

Devo, Q: Are We Not Men A: We Are Devo!

Dave Edmunds, Trax On Wax 4

Dire Straits, Self Titled

The Clash, Give Em Enough Rope

Big Star, Third/Sister Lovers

Kraftwerk, The Man Machine

Police, Outlandos D’Amour

Talking Heads, More Songs About Buildings and Food

Hemispheres, Rush

AC/DC, Powerage

Ramones, Road To Ruin

Magazine, Real Life

Cheap Trick, Heaven Tonight

Black Flag, Nervous Breakdown

Alan Parsons Project, Pyramid