The Greatest Albums of the '80s Albums

The Greatest Albums of the '80s

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The greatest albums of the 1980s are being counted down on this list of classic albums. In a decade filled with synth beats, new wave, and neon colors, we chart the most impactful albums of the decade. This is an open list for true '80s fans to expand on.
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    Whitney Houston

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    Whitney Houston

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    Janet Jackson

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    The Smiths

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    Paul Simon Paul Simon

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    Album is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of the '80s

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    Album Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

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    The Clash

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    Def Leppard

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    Whitesnake

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    Duran Duran

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    #6 on the original list & added by Uber
    Black Sabbath

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    Tracy Chapman

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    Peter Gabriel

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    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

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    Bruce Springsteen

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    Sonic Youth

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    The Very Best of Stan Freberg

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    Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Stevie Ray Vaughan

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    Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

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    Dire Straits

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    Billy Joel Billy Joel

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    Toto

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    George Harrison

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    Dire Straits Dire Straits

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    R.E.M.

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    Talking Heads

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    Prince

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    Aerosmith

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    Michael Jackson

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    Raw Like Sushi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Albums of the '80s

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    Raw Like Sushi Neneh Cherry

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    Billy Idol

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    Aerosmith

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