Albums from the Year 1979

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This page lists the top albums of 1979 in the source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described in the site generation page. A list of biggest hit songs of 1979 can be found here.

The top ten album artists of 1979 were:

1:Pink Floyd2:Bee Gees3:Rod Stewart4:Supertramp5:Michael Jackson
6:Donna Summer7:Barbra Streisand8:Eagles9:Abba10:Electric Light Orchestra
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Pink Floyd The Wall 1979 Billboard 1 - Dec 1979 (150 weeks) (15 weeks at number 1) (27 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1980, US 1 of 1980, US num 1 for 15 weeks - Jan 1980, Canada 1 for 12 weeks - 1980, Germany 1 for 17 weeks - Feb 1980, Germany 1 - Dec 1979 (141 weeks), Austria 1 - Jan 1980 (11 months), Norway 1 - Dec 1979 (42 weeks), Sweden 1 - Dec 1979 (40 weeks), Australia num 1 for 4 weeks - Mar 1980, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1980 (peak 1), New Zealand 1 for 10 - Dec 1979, Holland free40 1 of 1979, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008 (1979), 2 x Diamond in Canada (certified in Aug 1995), US sales 23 M (according to RIAA), US 23 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1999), Germany 4 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1994), US BB 2 of 1980, Italy 2 of 1980, BEA 2 of 1979, Grammy in 1980 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), UK 3 - Dec 1979 (56 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 6 of 1979 (peak 1, 67 weeks), Fox101 6, D.Marsh 9 of 1979, New Zealand 10 of all time (1979, 14 X Platinum), Internet 11 - 20 M claimed (1979), Radio Caroline 22 (1979), NARM 25, Worldwide 25 - 20 M, Defin200 25 (1979), Global 28 - 21 M claimed, Switzerland 29 - Jul 2006 (5 weeks), WTMD 29, WXPN 29 (1979), Virgin 30, RS Reader's 31, Vinyl Surrender 32 of all time, DMDB 34, PopVortex 36 (1979), Belgium 40 of all time (1979), Rolling Stone 87, Billboard200 92, Acclaimed 154 (1979), RYM 9 of 1979, AVrev 5, WFUV 71, KEXP 99, Xgau rating B- (1979)
2 Supertramp Breakfast In America 1979 Billboard 1 - Mar 1979 (88 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (26 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1979, US num 1 for 6 weeks - May 1979, US 70s 1 - May 1979 (6 months), US BB 1 of 1979, Canada 1 for 26 weeks - 1979, Germany 1 for 1 week - May 1979, Germany 1 - Apr 1979 (55 weeks), Norway 1 - Mar 1979 (30 weeks), Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Apr 1979, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1979 (peak 1), New Zealand 1 for 10 - Jun 1979, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1984), Diamond in Canada (certified in Oct 1979), Austria 2 - Apr 1979 (15 months), Sweden 2 - Mar 1979 (28 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 2 of 1979 (peak 1, 73 weeks), Grammy in 1979 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1979), UK 3 - Mar 1979 (52 weeks), US 5 of 1979, Italy 6 of 1979, Fox101 29, Holland free40 33 of 1979, Radio Caroline 52 (1979), Internet 55 - 18 M claimed (1979), Billboard200 69, WTMD 221, WXPN 360 (1979), Acclaimed 1417 (1979), RYM 47 of 1979, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
3 Michael Jackson Off The Wall 1979 US BB 1 of 1980, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Mar 1980, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008 (1979), US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1995), US (Sup) 8 x Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2009), US CashBox 2 of 1980, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Aug 1995), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2009), UK 3 - Sep 1979 (200 weeks), Billboard 3 - Sep 1979 (191 weeks) (29 weeks in top 10), US 3 of 1980, Norway 4 - Dec 1979 (18 weeks), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1983), D.Marsh 4 of 1979, US 70s 5 - Sep 1979 (2 months), Australia (Kent) 5 of 1980 (peak 1), BEA 6 of 1979, Melody Maker 7 of 1979, US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), Sweden 26 - Sep 1979 (18 weeks), Switzerland 27 - Jul 2009 (4 weeks), Channel4 29, France (InfoDisc) 56 of 1988 (peak 27, 7 weeks), PopVortex 61 (1979), US Longest Running Album 67 1979 (170 weeks), Rolling Stone 68, RS100 68, RS Reader's 72, Internet 73 - 16 M claimed (1979), NARM 80, Defin200 80 (1979), Guiness 92, Worldwide 96 - 9 M, Acclaimed 114 (1979), Billboard200 149, WTMD 225, WXPN 612 (1979), RYM 29 of 1979, KEXP 309, Xgau rating A (1979)
4 Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown 1979 UK 1 - Feb 1979 (33 weeks), Billboard 1 - Feb 1979 (55 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (18 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Mar 1979, US 70s 1 - Feb 1979 (4 months), Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 1979, Germany 1 for 1 week - Jun 1979, Germany 1 - Mar 1979 (25 weeks), Norway 1 - Feb 1979 (17 weeks), Sweden 1 - Feb 1979 (30 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Mar 1979, New Zealand 1 for 4 - Mar 1979, US 2 of 1979, Austria 2 - Mar 1979 (7 months), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1979), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1979), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1979), US BB 4 of 1979, Italy 5 of 1979, US CashBox 6 of 1979, Australia (Kent) 6 of 1979 (peak 1), France (InfoDisc) 21 of 1979 (peak 1, 48 weeks), Internet 46 - 20 M claimed (1979), Radio Caroline 141 (1979), Xgau rating B- (1979)
5 Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 1979 Billboard 1 - Dec 1978 (37 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Feb 1979, US 70s 1 - Feb 1979 (3 months), Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1979, Sweden 1 - Dec 1978 (34 weeks), Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Jan 1979, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Mar 1979, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), Norway 2 - Dec 1978 (26 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1978), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), UK 3 - Dec 1978 (31 weeks), Australia (Kent) 4 of 1979 (peak 1), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 2006), US CashBox 7 of 1979, Germany 9 - Feb 1979 (12 weeks), US BB 10 of 1979, Austria 10 - Feb 1979 (3 months), France (InfoDisc) 14 of 1978 (peak 2, 83 weeks), Italy 20 of 1979, Holland free40 44 of 1978, Global 164 - 6 M claimed, Xgau rating B (1978)
6 Eagles The Long Run 1979 Billboard 1 - Oct 1979 (57 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (21 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - Nov 1979, US 70s 1 - Oct 1979 (3 months), Canada 1 for 10 weeks - 1979, Sweden 1 - Oct 1979 (22 weeks), Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Oct 1979, US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2001), US 2 of 1980, US BB 2 of 1979, France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), UK 4 - Oct 1979 (15 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), Norway 5 - Oct 1979 (14 weeks), US CashBox 6 of 1980, US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), Australia (Kent) 25 of 1979 (peak 1), Italy 39 of 1979, Holland free40 47 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 65 of 1979 (peak 2, 26 weeks), Fox101 89, Billboard200 148, Radio Caroline 194 (1979), AVrev 97, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
7 The Clash London Calling 1979 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007 (1979), BEA 1 of 1979, Sweden 2 - Dec 1979 (18 weeks), Holland free40 2 of 1980, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1996), D.Marsh 3 of 1980, Norway 4 - Jan 1980 (14 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), WTMD 5, Rolling Stone 8, WXPN 8 (1979), UK 9 - Dec 1979 (20 weeks), Melody Maker 10 of 1979, Acclaimed 10 (1979), DMDB 12, RS100 14, RS Reader's 14, PopVortex 16 (1980), German RS100 16, Billboard 27 - Feb 1980 (33 weeks), Virgin 37, Channel4 44, Guiness 54, Belgium 74 of all time (1979), NARM 96, Defin200 96 (1979), RYM 1 of 1979, KEXP 2, WFUV 10, Xgau rating A+ (1980)
8 Led Zeppelin In Through The Out Door 1979 UK 1 - Sep 1979 (15 weeks), Billboard 1 - Sep 1979 (44 weeks) (7 weeks at number 1) (19 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 7 weeks - Sep 1979, US 70s 1 - Sep 1979 (4 months), Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1979, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Sep 1979, US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1997), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), US BB 3 of 1979, US CashBox 10 of 1979, US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), D.Marsh 10 of 1979, Norway 14 - Sep 1979 (5 weeks), Australia (Kent) 16 of 1979 (peak 3), Sweden 17 - Sep 1979 (6 weeks), Austria 20 - Oct 1979 (2 months), Holland free40 35 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 41 of 1979 (peak 7, 36 weeks), Italy 46 of 1979, Billboard200 198, Radio Caroline 270 (1979), RYM 172 of 1979, AVrev 74, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
9 Donna Summer Bad Girls 1979 Billboard 1 - May 1979 (49 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (16 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Jun 1979, US 70s 1 - May 1979 (4 months), D.Marsh 1 of 1979, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1993), US CashBox 2 of 1979, Grammy in 1979 (Nominated), Norway 3 - Jul 1979 (19 weeks), Sweden 3 - May 1979 (26 weeks), US BB 7 of 1979, Germany 7 - Jun 1979 (14 weeks), Austria 8 - Jul 1979 (3 months), France (InfoDisc) 9 of 1979 (peak 9, 68 weeks), Melody Maker 20 of 1979, Australia (Kent) 21 of 1979 (peak 6), Italy 21 of 1979, UK 23 - Jun 1979 (22 weeks), Acclaimed 1066 (1979), RYM 45 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
10 Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 1979 UK 1 - Jun 1979 (45 weeks), Norway 1 - Jun 1979 (34 weeks), Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Jul 1979, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), Sweden 2 - Jun 1979 (20 weeks), Australia (Kent) 2 of 1979 (peak 1), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1979), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), Austria 3 - Jul 1979 (17 months), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1979), Billboard 5 - Jun 1979 (35 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), US 70s 5 - Jul 1979 (2 months), Germany 7 - Jul 1979 (45 weeks), Italy 15 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 16 of 1979 (peak 2, 56 weeks), US CashBox 19 of 1979, US BB 22 of 1979, Holland free40 54 of 1979, Radio Caroline 168 (1979), RYM 153 of 1979
11 Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits, Volume II 1979 UK 1 - Mar 1979 (30 weeks), Billboard 1 - Dec 1978 (46 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (11 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Jan 1979, US 70s 1 - Dec 1978 (3 months), New Zealand 1 for 4 - Feb 1979, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1994), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1979), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), Australia (Kent) 14 of 1979 (peak 2), US BB 17 of 1979, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 21 of 1979, Global 153 - 7 M claimed
12 Fleetwood Mac Tusk 1979 UK 1 - Oct 1979 (26 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 1 - Apr 1980, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1980), Germany 3 - Nov 1979 (27 weeks), Billboard 4 - Nov 1979 (37 weeks) (16 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Nov 1979 (2 months), Austria 4 - Jan 1980 (5 months), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Norway 6 - Oct 1979 (16 weeks), Sweden 8 - Nov 1979 (14 weeks), D.Marsh 8 of 1979, US BB 13 of 1979, Australia (Kent) 17 of 1980 (peak 2), Holland free40 23 of 1979, US CashBox 33 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 62 of 1979 (peak 3, 26 weeks), WXPN 784 (1979), Acclaimed 1658 (1979), RYM 34 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
13 AC/DC Highway To Hell 1979 US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2006), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1980), Germany 7 - Feb 1980 (47 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 7 of 1979 (peak 8, 69 weeks), BEA 7 of 1979, UK 8 - Aug 1979 (36 weeks), US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), Billboard 17 - Aug 1979 (82 weeks), Sweden 24 - Aug 1979 (6 weeks), Norway 37 - Feb 1980 (3 weeks), Fox101 44, Switzerland 57 - Oct 2008 (2 weeks), NARM 58, Defin200 58 (1979), Global 103 - 10 M claimed, Rolling Stone 199, WTMD 262, Acclaimed 337 (1979), RYM 13 of 1979
14 Bob Dylan Slow Train Coming 1979 Norway 1 - Sep 1979 (28 weeks), Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Oct 1979, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Sep 1979, UK 2 - Sep 1979 (12 weeks), Sweden 2 - Sep 1979 (14 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1980), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1995), Billboard 3 - Sep 1979 (26 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Sep 1979 (2 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1979), Austria 11 - Oct 1979 (3 months), Australia (Kent) 18 of 1979 (peak 1), US CashBox 42 of 1979, US BB 42 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 45 of 1979 (peak 1, 31 weeks), Italy 52 of 1979, Holland free40 85 of 1979, RYM 145 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
15 Dire Straits Communique 1979 Germany 1 for 4 weeks - Jul 1979, Germany 1 - Jun 1979 (21 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jun 1979 (40 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 - Aug 1979, Norway 2 - Jun 1979 (43 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1985), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1979), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1979), UK 5 - Jun 1979 (31 weeks), Austria 7 - Jul 1979 (5 months), Billboard 11 - Jun 1979 (19 weeks), Italy 51 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 55 of 1979 (peak 3, 31 weeks), Holland free40 57 of 1979, US BB 60 of 1979, US CashBox 72 of 1979, RYM 158 of 1979, Xgau rating B- (1979)
16 Bee Gees Bee Gees Greatest 1979 Billboard 1 - Nov 1979 (32 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (13 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jan 1980, Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Dec 1979, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1996), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1980), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1978), UK 6 - Nov 1979 (25 weeks), US 70s 6 - Dec 1979 (1 month), Austria 7 - May 1978 (9 months), Norway 10 - Jun 1978 (16 weeks), US BB 20 of 1980, Sweden 26 - Jul 1978 (4 weeks), US CashBox 54 of 1980, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
17 The Knack Get The Knack 1979 Billboard 1 - Jun 1979 (40 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (15 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Aug 1979, US 70s 1 - Aug 1979 (3 months), Australia num 1 for 4 weeks - Sep 1979, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1992), US CashBox 8 of 1979, US BB 8 of 1979, Australia (Kent) 19 of 1979 (peak 1), Sweden 39 - Aug 1979 (2 weeks), Italy 52 of 1980, UK 65 - Aug 1979 (2 weeks), Holland free40 65 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 91 of 1979 (peak 15, 16 weeks), RYM 125 of 1979, Xgau rating B- (1979)
18 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Damn the Torpedoes 1979 New Zealand 1 for 3 - May 1980, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), Billboard 2 - Nov 1979 (66 weeks) (20 weeks in top 10), D.Marsh 2 of 1979, US 5 of 1980, US BB 8 of 1980, US CashBox 10 of 1980, US 70s 10 - Dec 1979 (1 month), Holland free40 12 of 1979, Fox101 41, UK 57 - Nov 1979 (4 weeks), WTMD 86, WXPN 291 (1979), Rolling Stone 313, Acclaimed 457 (1979), RYM 46 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
19 Abba Voulez-Vous 1979 UK 1 - May 1979 (42 weeks), Germany 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1979, Germany 1 - May 1979 (22 weeks), Norway 1 - Apr 1979 (21 weeks), Sweden 1 - May 1979 (26 weeks), Austria 2 - Jun 1979 (12 months), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1979), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2004), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1979), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1980), Billboard 19 - Jul 1979 (27 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 40 of 1979 (peak 13, 38 weeks), UK Radio2 93, Finland 100 of all time (claimed 82,340) (1979), RYM 134 of 1979
20 The Police Reggatta De Blanc 1979 UK 1 - Oct 1979 (74 weeks), Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Feb 1980, France (InfoDisc) 1 of 1979 (peak 1, 96 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 2002), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Australia (Kent) 10 of 1980 (peak 1), Holland free40 15 of 1979, Sweden 21 - Nov 1979 (6 weeks), Billboard 25 - Nov 1979 (100 weeks), Italy 28 of 1980, Norway 32 - Nov 1979 (2 weeks), WTMD 193, Rolling Stone 369, Acclaimed 435 (1979), WXPN 453 (1979), RYM 72 of 1979, KEXP 486, Xgau rating B- (1979)
21 The Doobie Brothers Minute By Minute 1979 Billboard 1 - Dec 1978 (87 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (16 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Apr 1979, US 70s 1 - Mar 1979 (4 months), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), Grammy in 1979 (Nominated), US CashBox 3 of 1979, US 3 of 1979, US BB 5 of 1979, Australia (Kent) 11 of 1979 (peak 6), D.Marsh 33 of 1978, Holland free40 81 of 1979, Xgau rating B (1978)
22 Elvis Costello Armed Forces 1979 UK 2 - Jan 1979 (28 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1979), D.Marsh 3 of 1979, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1979), Holland free40 7 of 1979, Billboard 10 - Jan 1979 (25 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), BEA 10 of 1979, Sweden 11 - Jan 1979 (12 weeks), Norway 12 - Feb 1979 (6 weeks), Melody Maker 14 of 1979, US BB 52 of 1979, US CashBox 66 of 1979, WXPN 177 (1979), WTMD 231, Acclaimed 307 (1979), Rolling Stone 482, RYM 14 of 1979, KEXP 318, Xgau rating A- (1979)
23 Neil Young Rust Never Sleeps 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1980), Melody Maker 5 of 1979, Billboard 8 - Jul 1979 (39 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), BEA 8 of 1979, Sweden 9 - Jul 1979 (8 weeks), D.Marsh 11 of 1979, UK 13 - Jul 1979 (12 weeks), Holland free40 16 of 1979, US BB 30 of 1979, Italy 35 of 1979, US CashBox 43 of 1979, RS100 66, Acclaimed 125 (1979), WXPN 141 (1979), WTMD 244, Rolling Stone 350, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 2008), RYM 3 of 1979, KEXP 322, Xgau rating A+ (1979)
24 Chic C'est Chic 1979 UK 2 - Feb 1979 (24 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1978), Billboard 4 - Dec 1978 (48 weeks) (11 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1979), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1979), US 70s 5 - Dec 1978 (3 months), D.Marsh 9 of 1978, Germany 10 - Feb 1979 (8 weeks), US BB 16 of 1979, Sweden 16 - Jan 1979 (12 weeks), US CashBox 20 of 1979, Norway 20 - Jun 1979 (1 week), Austria 21 - Mar 1979 (3 months), Italy 31 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 31 of 1979 (peak 1, 40 weeks), Acclaimed 1132 (1978), RYM 89 of 1978, Xgau rating B (1978)
25 Earth, Wind & Fire I Am 1979 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), Norway 2 - Jun 1979 (16 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1979), Billboard 3 - Jun 1979 (38 weeks) (15 weeks in top 10), US 70s 3 - Jun 1979 (4 months), Sweden 3 - Jun 1979 (18 weeks), UK 5 - Jun 1979 (40 weeks), Melody Maker 8 of 1979, US BB 11 of 1979, US CashBox 13 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 28 of 1978 (peak 1, 65 weeks), Italy 34 of 1979, Acclaimed 2094 (1979), RYM 192 of 1979, Xgau rating B (1979)
26 Donna Summer On The Radio, Greatest Hits, Volume I & II 1979 Billboard 1 - Nov 1979 (40 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (18 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jan 1980, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1993), US 70s 2 - Nov 1979 (2 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1979), US BB 11 of 1980, US CashBox 16 of 1980, UK 24 - Nov 1979 (22 weeks), Sweden 29 - Nov 1979 (14 weeks), Italy 31 of 1980, Norway 39 - Nov 1979 (1 week), Xgau rating A (1979)
27 Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 1979 Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Jun 1979, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1979), Billboard 3 - Apr 1979 (36 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Jun 1979 (2 months), Australia (Kent) 9 of 1979 (peak 1), US CashBox 17 of 1979, UK 18 - Jun 1979 (18 weeks), US BB 21 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 68 of 1979 (peak 4, 26 weeks), Holland free40 82 of 1979, WXPN 531 (1979), Acclaimed 974 (1979), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), RYM 52 of 1979, Xgau rating B- (1979)
28 Talking Heads Fear Of Music 1979 Melody Maker 1 of 1979, Holland free40 3 of 1979, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1985), BEA 4 of 1979, D.Marsh 17 of 1979, Billboard 21 - Sep 1979 (30 weeks), UK 33 - Sep 1979 (4 weeks), Channel4 76, RS100 94, Acclaimed 240 (1979), WXPN 316 (1979), WTMD 536, RYM 11 of 1979, KEXP 328, Xgau rating A- (1979)
29 The Village People Go West 1979 Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1979, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1979), Norway 4 - Apr 1979 (22 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), Sweden 7 - Apr 1979 (16 weeks), Billboard 8 - Apr 1979 (21 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 9 - May 1979 (1 month), UK 14 - May 1979 (19 weeks), Germany 14 - May 1979 (5 weeks), Austria 22 - May 1979 (2 months), France (InfoDisc) 27 of 1979 (peak 9, 50 weeks), US CashBox 46 of 1979, US BB 47 of 1979, Italy 49 of 1979, Xgau rating B- (1979)
30 Abba Greatest Hits II 1979 UK 1 - Nov 1979 (63 weeks), Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1980, Austria 2 - Jan 1980 (9 months), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1981), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1990), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), Germany 6 - Nov 1979 (23 weeks), Sweden 20 - Nov 1979 (10 weeks), Norway 25 - Nov 1979 (4 weeks), Billboard 46 - Dec 1979 (14 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 69 of 1979 (peak 10, 26 weeks), Xgau rating C (1979)
31 Cheap Trick Cheap Trick At Budokan 1979 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), Billboard 4 - Feb 1979 (53 weeks) (14 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Jun 1979 (3 months), US CashBox 5 of 1979, D.Marsh 5 of 1979, US BB 9 of 1979, Sweden 26 - Mar 1979 (4 weeks), UK 29 - Feb 1979 (9 weeks), Holland free40 52 of 1979, Rolling Stone 430, Acclaimed 655 (1978), WTMD 740, RYM 35 of 1979, KEXP 566, Xgau rating B- (1979)
32 The Blues Brothers Briefcase Full Of Blues 1979 Billboard 1 - Dec 1978 (29 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (13 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 1979, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), US 70s 2 - Jan 1979 (3 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1989), US CashBox 16 of 1979, Norway 16 - Mar 1979 (3 weeks), US BB 20 of 1979, RYM 129 of 1978, Xgau rating C+ (1978)
33 Wings Back To The Egg 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1979), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), Norway 5 - Jun 1979 (11 weeks), Sweden 5 - Jun 1979 (14 weeks), UK 6 - Jun 1979 (15 weeks), Billboard 8 - Jun 1979 (24 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 8 - Jul 1979 (1 month), Austria 12 - Jul 1979 (2 months), France (InfoDisc) 17 of 1979 (peak 11, 58 weeks), Australia (Kent) 22 of 1979 (peak 3), Italy 37 of 1979, Holland free40 39 of 1979, US CashBox 47 of 1979, US BB 49 of 1979, RYM 122 of 1979, Xgau rating C (1979)
34 The Alan Parsons Project Eve 1979 Germany 1 for 4 weeks - Oct 1979, Germany 1 - Sep 1979 (41 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1979), Austria 5 - Oct 1979 (9 months), Norway 6 - Sep 1979 (10 weeks), Sweden 10 - Sep 1979 (10 weeks), Billboard 13 - Sep 1979 (27 weeks), US BB 65 of 1979, Holland free40 66 of 1979, UK 74 - Sep 1979 (1 week), US CashBox 95 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 100 of 1979 (peak 22, 16 weeks), Xgau rating D (1979)
35 Boney M Oceans Of Fantasy 1979 UK 1 - Sep 1979 (17 weeks), Germany 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 1979, Germany 1 - Oct 1979 (20 weeks), Austria 1 - Oct 1979 (5 months), Norway 1 - Sep 1979 (18 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1980), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1979), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1980), Sweden 5 - Oct 1979 (24 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 67 of 1979 (peak 1, 24 weeks)
36 Blondie Eat To The Beat 1979 UK 2 - Oct 1979 (37 weeks), Sweden 2 - Oct 1979 (16 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1980), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), Norway 6 - Oct 1979 (27 weeks), D.Marsh 12 of 1979, Billboard 17 - Oct 1979 (51 weeks), Austria 19 - Nov 1979 (1 month), Holland free40 29 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 53 of 1980 (peak 17, 43 weeks), US CashBox 82 of 1979, Acclaimed 1845 (1979), RYM 87 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
37 Van Halen Van Halen II 1979 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Billboard 6 - Apr 1979 (47 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US 70s 6 - May 1979 (2 months), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), D.Marsh 20 of 1979, Sweden 22 - Apr 1979 (8 weeks), Holland free40 22 of 1979, UK 23 - Apr 1979 (7 weeks), US CashBox 28 of 1979, US BB 29 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 39 of 1979 (peak 14, 40 weeks), Acclaimed 2757 (1979), RYM 130 of 1979, AVrev 63, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
38 Sister Sledge We Are Family 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1979), Billboard 3 - Feb 1979 (33 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US 70s 3 - May 1979 (2 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1984), UK 7 - May 1979 (38 weeks), Melody Maker 13 of 1979, US CashBox 23 of 1979, D.Marsh 24 of 1979, US BB 27 of 1979, Italy 66 of 1979, Acclaimed 1696 (1979), RYM 179 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
39 Rod Stewart Rod Stewart's Greatest Hits 1979 UK 1 - Nov 1979 (74 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Nov 1979, New Zealand 1 for 6 - Nov 1979, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1979), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1994), Billboard 22 - Nov 1979 (19 weeks), Sweden 27 - Nov 1979 (16 weeks), Norway 29 - Dec 1979 (3 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1979)
40 The Cars Candy-O 1979 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2001), Billboard 3 - Jun 1979 (62 weeks) (12 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Jul 1979 (3 months), US CashBox 9 of 1979, D.Marsh 13 of 1979, US BB 18 of 1979, UK 30 - Jul 1979 (6 weeks), Holland free40 80 of 1979, WTMD 549, Acclaimed 2655 (1979), RYM 103 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
41 Queen Live Killers 1979 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2002), UK 3 - Jul 1979 (28 weeks), Austria 3 - Aug 1979 (4 months), Germany 4 - Jul 1979 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1979), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Norway 10 - Jul 1979 (7 weeks), Sweden 15 - Jul 1979 (8 weeks), Billboard 16 - Jul 1979 (14 weeks), Switzerland 34 - Jan 1992 (2 weeks), US CashBox 89 of 1979, RYM 57 of 1979
42 Styx Cornerstone 1979 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1984), Billboard 2 - Oct 1979 (60 weeks) (18 weeks in top 10), US 70s 3 - Oct 1979 (3 months), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), US BB 6 of 1979, Germany 6 - Apr 1980 (23 weeks), US CashBox 25 of 1979, Norway 25 - Nov 1979 (5 weeks), UK 36 - Nov 1979 (8 weeks), Holland free40 43 of 1979
43 Neil Young Live Rust 1979 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Aug 1980, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1988), Billboard 15 - Dec 1979 (24 weeks), Norway 27 - Jan 1980 (6 weeks), D.Marsh 37 of 1979, UK 55 - Dec 1979 (3 weeks), US CashBox 72 of 1980, Italy 76 of 1979, WXPN 301 (1979), Acclaimed 1248 (1979), RYM 5 of 1979, KEXP 513, Xgau rating A- (1979)
44 Kiss Dynasty 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1979), Australia (Kent) 3 of 1979 (peak 2), Germany 8 - Jul 1979 (14 weeks), Billboard 9 - Jun 1979 (25 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Austria 13 - Aug 1979 (3 months), Sweden 17 - Jul 1979 (12 weeks), Norway 34 - Apr 1980 (1 week), US BB 43 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 48 of 1979 (peak 2, 34 weeks), UK 50 - Jul 1979 (6 weeks), Italy 53 of 1979, US CashBox 55 of 1979, Holland free40 55 of 1979
45 Richard Clayderman Reveries / Traumereien 1979 Germany 1 for 7 weeks - Apr 1979, Germany 1 - Mar 1979 (100 weeks), Austria 1 - Mar 1979 (10 months), Norway 1 - Mar 1980 (29 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 - May 1981, Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1984), France (InfoDisc) 5 of 1979 (peak 1, 69 weeks), Sweden 29 - Dec 1979 (16 weeks)
46 Toto Toto 1979 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1989), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), Sweden 5 - Jan 1979 (26 weeks), Germany 8 - Apr 1979 (10 weeks), Billboard 9 - Oct 1978 (48 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Norway 12 - Feb 1979 (27 weeks), Australia (Kent) 13 of 1979 (peak 2), US CashBox 32 of 1979, UK 37 - Mar 1979 (5 weeks), Holland free40 38 of 1978, US BB 45 of 1979, RYM 131 of 1978
47 Chic Risque 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1979), Billboard 5 - Aug 1979 (17 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), US 70s 5 - Sep 1979 (1 month), D.Marsh 7 of 1979, UK 29 - Aug 1979 (12 weeks), Sweden 37 - Aug 1979 (2 weeks), US BB 38 of 1979, US CashBox 50 of 1979, Acclaimed 430 (1979), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), RYM 86 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
48 Stevie Wonder The Secret Life Of Plants 1979 Billboard 4 - Nov 1979 (22 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Nov 1979 (2 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), D.Marsh 6 of 1979, UK 8 - Nov 1979 (15 weeks), Norway 8 - Nov 1979 (11 weeks), Sweden 13 - Nov 1979 (14 weeks), US BB 24 of 1979, Italy 35 of 1980, US CashBox 60 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 93 of 1979 (peak 19, 16 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1979)
49 Leo Sayer The Very Best Of Leo Sayer 1979 UK 1 - Mar 1979 (36 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - Aug 1979, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jul 1979, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1979), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), Sweden 5 - Apr 1980 (20 weeks), Australia (Kent) 8 of 1979 (peak 1), Norway 14 - Apr 1979 (4 weeks)
50 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan At Budokan 1979 Norway 2 - May 1979 (20 weeks), UK 4 - May 1979 (19 weeks), Sweden 4 - May 1979 (16 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1999), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), Austria 7 - Jun 1979 (4 months), Billboard 13 - May 1979 (25 weeks), US BB 67 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 74 of 1979 (peak 15, 24 weeks), US CashBox 93 of 1979, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
51 Gloria Gaynor Love Tracks 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1979), Billboard 4 - Jan 1979 (34 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US 70s 6 - Mar 1979 (2 months), France (InfoDisc) 8 of 1979 (peak 1, 69 weeks), Sweden 10 - Apr 1979 (22 weeks), Norway 14 - May 1979 (6 weeks), US BB 28 of 1979, UK 31 - Mar 1979 (6 weeks), US CashBox 52 of 1979, Italy 69 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1978)
52 Bad Company Desolation Angels 1979 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1990), Billboard 3 - Mar 1979 (37 weeks) (14 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Apr 1979 (4 months), Holland free40 9 of 1979, UK 10 - Mar 1979 (9 weeks), US CashBox 12 of 1979, US BB 14 of 1979, Fox101 96, Xgau rating C (1979)
53 The Specials Specials 1979 UK 4 - Nov 1979 (45 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), BEA 9 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 19 of 1979 (peak 2, 53 weeks), Sweden 34 - Nov 1979 (8 weeks), Channel4 41, Holland free40 67 of 1979, Billboard 84 - Jan 1980 (21 weeks), Acclaimed 184 (1979), WXPN 775 (2002), RYM 15 of 1979, KEXP 412, Xgau rating A- (1980)
54 The Who The Kids Are Alright 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1979), Billboard 8 - Jun 1979 (25 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US 70s 9 - Aug 1979 (1 month), UK 26 - Jun 1979 (13 weeks), D.Marsh 26 of 1979, US BB 53 of 1979, US CashBox 64 of 1979, Holland free40 76 of 1979, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), RYM 38 of 1979, Xgau rating B (1979)
55 Joy Division Unknown Pleasures 1979 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jun 1981, BEA 3 of 1979, Holland free40 5 of 1979, Belgium 57 of all time (1979), UK 71 - Aug 1980 (1 week), Acclaimed 71 (1979), WTMD 381, WXPN 699 (1979), RYM 2 of 1979, KEXP 56, Xgau rating A- (1980)
56 Cheap Trick Dream Police 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1980), Billboard 6 - Oct 1979 (25 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US 70s 9 - Oct 1979 (1 month), Sweden 31 - Oct 1979 (4 weeks), D.Marsh 40 of 1979, UK 46 - Oct 1979 (4 weeks), US CashBox 51 of 1979, US BB 55 of 1979, Holland free40 62 of 1979, RYM 166 of 1979, Xgau rating B- (1979)
57 Art Garfunkel Fate For Breakfast 1979 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Aug 1979, UK 2 - Apr 1979 (20 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1979), Germany 6 - Jul 1979 (12 weeks), Sweden 7 - Jul 1979 (22 weeks), Norway 9 - Oct 1979 (31 weeks), Austria 24 - Oct 1979 (2 months), Australia (Kent) 24 of 1979 (peak 3), Billboard 67 - Apr 1979 (14 weeks)
58 Graham Parker Squeezing Out Sparks 1979 Melody Maker 12 of 1979, Sweden 14 - Apr 1979 (10 weeks), UK 18 - Apr 1979 (8 weeks), Holland free40 31 of 1979, Billboard 40 - Apr 1979 (24 weeks), RS100 45, Rolling Stone 335, WXPN 418 (1979), WTMD 595, Acclaimed 654 (1979), RYM 33 of 1979, Xgau rating A (1979)
59 The B52s The B-52's 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1986), Australia (Kent) 13 of 1980 (peak 7), UK 22 - Aug 1979 (9 weeks), Holland free40 37 of 1979, Billboard 59 - Aug 1979 (74 weeks), Rolling Stone 152, WTMD 389, Acclaimed 470 (1979), WXPN 547 (1979), RYM 24 of 1979, KEXP 476, Xgau rating A (1979)
60 Barry Manilow Barry Manilow's Greatest Hits 1979 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1987), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1980), Billboard 7 - Dec 1978 (74 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US 70s 10 - Feb 1979 (1 month), Sweden 22 - Feb 1979 (6 weeks), US CashBox 27 of 1979, US BB 41 of 1979
61 David Bowie Lodger 1979 UK 4 - Jun 1979 (17 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1979), Holland free40 6 of 1979, Sweden 9 - Jun 1979 (8 weeks), Norway 11 - Jun 1979 (3 weeks), Austria 13 - Jul 1979 (1 month), Billboard 20 - Jun 1979 (15 weeks), D.Marsh 38 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 58 of 1979 (peak 11, 32 weeks), Acclaimed 1707 (1979), RYM 91 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
62 Barbra Streisand Wet 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), Billboard 7 - Nov 1979 (26 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), US 70s 8 - Nov 1979 (2 months), Sweden 22 - Nov 1979 (10 weeks), UK 25 - Nov 1979 (13 weeks), Norway 39 - Dec 1979 (1 week), US BB 40 of 1979, US CashBox 53 of 1979
63 Joe Jackson Look Sharp! 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1979), Billboard 20 - Apr 1979 (39 weeks), Holland free40 21 of 1979, D.Marsh 22 of 1979, UK 40 - Mar 1979 (10 weeks), WXPN 151 (1979), WTMD 187, Acclaimed 1168 (1979), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), RYM 39 of 1979, WFUV 82, Xgau rating B (1979)
64 Electric Light Orchestra ELO's Greatest Hits 1979 Australia num 1 for 4 weeks - Jan 1980, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2000), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1979), UK 7 - Dec 1979 (18 weeks), Norway 13 - Dec 1979 (11 weeks), Austria 17 - Mar 1980 (2 months), Billboard 30 - Dec 1979 (15 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1979)
65 Frank Zappa Sheik Yerbouti 1979 Sweden 4 - Mar 1979 (36 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Norway 5 - Mar 1979 (36 weeks), Austria 6 - Apr 1979 (5 months), Germany 10 - Apr 1979 (25 weeks), Billboard 21 - Mar 1979 (23 weeks), Holland free40 25 of 1979, UK 32 - Mar 1979 (7 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 33 of 1979 (peak 5, 42 weeks), WTMD 477, RYM 69 of 1979, Xgau rating C (1979)
66 The Commodores Midnight Magic 1979 Billboard 3 - Aug 1979 (41 weeks) (15 weeks in top 10), US 70s 3 - Sep 1979 (3 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1979), US BB 12 of 1979, US CashBox 14 of 1979, UK 15 - Aug 1979 (24 weeks), Norway 20 - Aug 1979 (3 weeks), D.Marsh 39 of 1979
67 Gang of Four Entertainment! 1979 Melody Maker 3 of 1979, BEA 5 of 1979, Holland free40 14 of 1979, UK 45 - Oct 1979 (3 weeks), Acclaimed 161 (1979), WXPN 402 (1978), Rolling Stone 490, WTMD 545, RYM 4 of 1979, KEXP 189, Xgau rating A (1980)
68 Frank Zappa Joe's Garage Act I. 1979 Norway 1 - Sep 1979 (24 weeks), Sweden 2 - Sep 1979 (16 weeks), Austria 8 - Nov 1979 (3 months), Billboard 27 - Sep 1979 (25 weeks), Holland free40 32 of 1979, D.Marsh 36 of 1979, UK 62 - Oct 1979 (3 weeks), WXPN 518 (1979), RYM 18 of 1979
69 Marianne Faithfull Broken English 1979 Austria 3 - Mar 1980 (5 months), Germany 4 - Feb 1980 (19 weeks), Sweden 4 - Dec 1979 (51 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1992), France (InfoDisc) 6 of 1980 (peak 3, 88 weeks), Holland free40 49 of 1979, UK 57 - Nov 1979 (3 weeks), Billboard 82 - Feb 1980 (15 weeks), Acclaimed 692 (1979), RYM 70 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
70 Bob Marley Survival 1979 France Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1995), Norway 10 - Oct 1979 (10 weeks), Sweden 17 - Oct 1979 (6 weeks), UK 20 - Oct 1979 (6 weeks), Italy 30 of 1979, Holland free40 58 of 1979, Billboard 70 - Nov 1979 (14 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 72 of 1979 (peak 12, 25 weeks), WXPN 540 (1979), Acclaimed 2676 (1979), RYM 48 of 1979, Xgau rating B (1979)
71 Neil Diamond You Don't Bring Me Flowers 1979 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), Billboard 4 - Dec 1978 (29 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1979), US 70s 7 - Jan 1979 (2 months), UK 15 - Jan 1979 (23 weeks), Australia (Kent) 20 of 1979 (peak 5), US BB 39 of 1979, US CashBox 59 of 1979
72 Herb Alpert Rise 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1980), Billboard 6 - Oct 1979 (39 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), US 70s 7 - Nov 1979 (2 months), Norway 21 - Apr 1980 (8 weeks), US BB 31 of 1979, UK 37 - Nov 1979 (7 weeks), US CashBox 48 of 1979, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 1979)
73 Ry Cooder Bop Till You Drop 1979 Melody Maker 2 of 1979, Norway 10 - Aug 1979 (11 weeks), Sweden 25 - Aug 1979 (10 weeks), Holland free40 34 of 1979, UK 36 - Aug 1979 (8 weeks), Billboard 62 - Aug 1979 (15 weeks), Acclaimed 1938 (1979), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 1982), RYM 183 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
74 Patti Smith Group Wave 1979 France (InfoDisc) 4 of 1979 (peak 2, 79 weeks), Norway 7 - May 1979 (8 weeks), Sweden 17 - May 1979 (8 weeks), Billboard 18 - May 1979 (19 weeks), Austria 19 - Jun 1979 (3 months), Holland free40 27 of 1979, D.Marsh 29 of 1979, UK 41 - May 1979 (6 weeks), Italy 42 of 1979, RYM 144 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1979)
75 Manfred Mann's Earth Band Angel Station 1979 Norway 3 - Mar 1979 (21 weeks), Germany 4 - Mar 1979 (27 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Austria 6 - Apr 1979 (8 months), Sweden 6 - Mar 1979 (24 weeks), Holland free40 26 of 1979, UK 30 - Mar 1979 (8 weeks), Billboard 144 - May 1979 (13 weeks), RYM 150 of 1979
76 Barry Manilow One Voice 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), Billboard 9 - Oct 1979 (25 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), UK 18 - Oct 1979 (7 weeks), Sweden 39 - Nov 1979 (2 weeks), US BB 44 of 1979, US CashBox 58 of 1979
77 The Jackson 5 Destiny 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1979), Billboard 11 - Dec 1978 (41 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 32 of 1979 (peak 2, 40 weeks), UK 33 - May 1979 (7 weeks), US BB 61 of 1979, US CashBox 65 of 1979, Acclaimed 2617 (1978), Xgau rating B+ (1978)
78 Joe Jackson I'm The Man 1979 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1980), UK 12 - Oct 1979 (17 weeks), Billboard 22 - Oct 1979 (25 weeks), Holland free40 53 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 82 of 1980 (peak 18, 28 weeks), WTMD 204, Acclaimed 2807 (1979), RYM 92 of 1979, KEXP 692, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
79 Anita Ward Songs Of Love 1979 Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1980), Billboard 8 - May 1979 (19 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), US 70s 9 - Jul 1979 (1 month), Sweden 31 - Aug 1979 (4 weeks), US BB 48 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 76 of 1979 (peak 1, 20 weeks), US CashBox 81 of 1979, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
80 Charlie Daniels Band Million Mile Reflections 1979 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1995), Billboard 5 - May 1979 (43 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 7 - Aug 1979 (2 months), US BB 36 of 1979, US CashBox 37 of 1979, UK 74 - Nov 1979 (1 week), Xgau rating C (1979)
81 Van Morrison Into The Music 1979 Norway 16 - Sep 1979 (2 weeks), UK 21 - Sep 1979 (8 weeks), Billboard 43 - Sep 1979 (13 weeks), WTMD 646, WXPN 830 (1979), Acclaimed 1348 (1979), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 1984), RYM 61 of 1979, Xgau rating A (1979)
82 The Scorpions Love Drive 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1986), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1984), Germany 11 - Mar 1979 (4 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 22 of 1979 (peak 10, 53 weeks), Sweden 32 - Apr 1979 (2 weeks), UK 36 - Apr 1979 (11 weeks), Billboard 55 - Jul 1979 (23 weeks), RYM 84 of 1979
83 Foreigner Head Games 1979 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 2002), Billboard 5 - Sep 1979 (41 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), US 70s 6 - Oct 1979 (2 months), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US BB 25 of 1979, US CashBox 30 of 1979, Xgau rating C (1979)
84 Kenny Rogers The Gambler 1979 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), Grammy in 1979 (Nominated), Billboard 12 - Dec 1978 (112 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 38 of 1979, US BB 56 of 1979
85 George Harrison George Harrison 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1979), Billboard 14 - Mar 1979 (18 weeks), Norway 21 - Apr 1979 (2 weeks), UK 39 - Mar 1979 (5 weeks), US BB 70 of 1979, US CashBox 74 of 1979, RYM 129 of 1979, Xgau rating C (1979)
86 Santana Marathon 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1994), Norway 14 - Nov 1979 (8 weeks), Sweden 15 - Oct 1979 (8 weeks), Billboard 25 - Oct 1979 (22 weeks), UK 28 - Oct 1979 (5 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 70 of 1979 (peak 5, 26 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), Xgau rating C (1979)
87 Teddy Pendergrass Teddy 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1979), Billboard 5 - Jun 1979 (31 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 6 - Aug 1979 (1 month), D.Marsh 18 of 1979, US BB 35 of 1979, US CashBox 36 of 1979, Xgau rating B (1979)
88 George Benson Living Inside Your Love 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1979), Billboard 7 - Mar 1979 (26 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 7 - Apr 1979 (1 month), UK 24 - Mar 1979 (14 weeks), US CashBox 45 of 1979, US BB 50 of 1979
89 Ian Dury & The Blockheads Do It Yourself 1979 UK 2 - Jun 1979 (19 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1979), Sweden 8 - Jun 1979 (12 weeks), Norway 12 - Jun 1979 (2 weeks), Holland free40 30 of 1979, Billboard 126 - Jul 1979 (6 weeks), Xgau rating B (1979)
90 The Allman Brothers Band Enlightened Rogues 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1979), Billboard 9 - Mar 1979 (24 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 10 - Apr 1979 (1 month), US BB 34 of 1979, US CashBox 56 of 1979, Holland free40 91 of 1979, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
91 Journey Evolution 1979 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1991), Billboard 20 - Apr 1979 (96 weeks), Sweden 36 - Apr 1979 (2 weeks), US CashBox 71 of 1979, UK 100 - Aug 1983 (1 week), RYM 198 of 1979
92 Gerry Rafferty Night Owl 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1979), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), UK 9 - Jun 1979 (23 weeks), Sweden 23 - Jun 1979 (6 weeks), Billboard 29 - Jun 1979 (21 weeks), Holland free40 73 of 1979
93 J J Cale 5 1979 Norway 8 - Aug 1979 (9 weeks), Holland free40 13 of 1979, Austria 22 - Oct 1979 (3 months), Sweden 24 - Aug 1979 (8 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 34 of 1979 (peak 7, 40 weeks), UK 40 - Aug 1979 (6 weeks), Billboard 136 - Sep 1979 (9 weeks), RYM 136 of 1979
94 Original Soundtrack Hair 1979 Sweden 3 - Aug 1979 (38 weeks), Norway 4 - Jun 1979 (24 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1979), Germany 12 - Aug 1979 (7 weeks), Austria 13 - Nov 1979 (2 months), Billboard 65 - Apr 1979 (16 weeks), RYM 160 of 1979
95 Gary Numan The Pleasure Principle 1979 UK 1 - Sep 1979 (21 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), Billboard 16 - Feb 1980 (30 weeks), Holland free40 18 of 1979, RYM 44 of 1979, Xgau rating B (1980)
96 Nick Lowe Labour of Lust 1979 Sweden 20 - Jul 1979 (6 weeks), D.Marsh 23 of 1979, Billboard 31 - Jul 1979 (22 weeks), UK 43 - Jun 1979 (6 weeks), Holland free40 79 of 1979, Acclaimed 1698 (1979), RYM 60 of 1979, Xgau rating A (1979)
97 Kansas Monolith 1979 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1979), Billboard 10 - Jun 1979 (24 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Sweden 27 - Jun 1979 (6 weeks), US BB 59 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 61 of 1979 (peak 14, 28 weeks), US CashBox 63 of 1979, RYM 156 of 1979
98 ZZ Top Deguello 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1984), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1995), Billboard 24 - Nov 1979 (43 weeks), D.Marsh 32 of 1979, Acclaimed 2667 (1979), RYM 76 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
99 Richard Clayderman Ballade pour Adeline 1979 Austria 1 - Oct 1978 (11 months), Norway 2 - Nov 1979 (41 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1981), Germany 3 - Jan 1979 (40 weeks), Sweden 10 - Jul 1979 (36 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 95 of 1977 (peak 5, 16 weeks)
100 Anne Murray New Kind Of Feeling 1979 Juno Award in 1980, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1987), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1980), Billboard 23 - Feb 1979 (29 weeks)

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20 Oct 2016

#83 - Peaches & Herb - 2 Hot!

This also made the Billboard charts - 2 - 46 weeks.

Data fixed, thanks