#17 in the #XPNGreatestYear in music countdown: 1978

The year 1978 comes in at #17 in the XPN Greatest Year in Music countdown.

What a year 1978 was. How about this (partial) list of amazing records that came out in 1978:

This Year’s Model – Elvis Costello
Darkness On The Edge of Town – Bruce Springsteen
Van Halen – Van Halen
The Cars – The Cars
Some Girls – The Rolling Stones
3rd – Big Star
More Songs About Buildings and Food – Talking Heads
Dire Straits – Dire Straits
Outlandos D’Amour – The Police
Excitable Boy – Warren Zevon
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! – Devo
Give Em’ Enough Rope – The Clash
The Last Waltz – The Band
Kaya – Bob marley & The Wailers
One Nation Under A Groove – Funkadelic
Waiting For Columbus – Little Feat

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Category: 70s


Article by: Bruce Warren