Wednesday, January 3, 2001

McQ's Favorite Albums Of 1978

Highest Recommends
1. This Year's Model (American Version) - Elvis Costello

Strong Recommends
2. The Cars
3. Darkness On The Edge Of Town - Bruce Springsteen
4. Excitable Boy - Warren Zevon

Solid Recommends
5. Outlandos D'Amour - The Police
6. Dire Straits
7. More Songs About Buildings And Food - Talking Heads
8. At Budokan - Cheap Trick
9. Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) - Captain Beefheart
10. Street Hassle - Lou Reed
11. Some Girls - The Rolling Stones
12. Blue Valentine - Tom Waits

Mild Recommends
13. The Last Waltz - The Band/Various Artists
14. Third/Sister Lovers - Big Star
15. Best Dressed Chicken In Town - Dr. Alimantado

1978 Albums Of Critical Note I've Yet To Process In Full
52nd Street - Billy Joel
Adventure - Television
All Mod Cons - The Jam
Ambient 1:Music For Airports - Brian Eno
Another Music In A Different Kitchen - The Buzzcocks
Babylon By Bus - Bob Marley And The Wailers
Black And White - The Stranglers
C'est Chic - Chic
Chairs Missing - The Wire
City To City - Gerry Rafferty
Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts
Die Mensch Maschine - Kraftwerk
Dub Housing - Pere Ubu
Easter - Patti Smith
Eternally Yours - The Saints
Germ-Free Adolescents - X-Ray Spex
Give 'Em Enough Rope - The Clash
Handsworth Revolution - Steel Pulse
Heaven Tonight - Cheap Trick
Here, My Dear - Marvin Gaye
Honky Tonk Masquerade - Joe Ely
Ice Pickin' - Albert Collins
If You Want Blood You've Got It - AC/DC
Jesus Of Cool/Pure Pop For Now People - Nick Lowe
Kaya - Bob Marley And The Wailers
Live And Dangerous - Thin Lizzy
Love Bites - Buzzcocks
Marcus' Children/Social Living - Burning Spear
Music For 18 Musicians - Steve Reich
Nina Hagen Band
No New York - Various Artists
One Nation Under Groove - Funkedelic
Parallel Lines - Blondie
Pat Metheny Group
Powerage - AC/DC
Public Image - First Issue - Public Image
Real Life - Magazine
Road To Ruin - The Ramones
Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread - Lee Perry
Shpritsz - Herman Brood & His Wild Romance
Siembra - Willie Colon & Ruben Blades
Stardust - Willie Nelson
Stranger In Town - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
The Kick Inside - Kate Bush
The Modern Dance - Pere Ubu
The Only Ones
The Scream - Siouxsie And The Banshees
Van Halen
Waiting For Columbus - Little Feat
?, Are We Not Men - Devo

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