20 Favorite Albums - 1980

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  1. Get Happy!! - Elvis Costello
  2. Back In Black - AC/DC
  3. The River - Bruce Springsteen
  4. Zenyatta Mondatta - The Police
  5. Sandinista! - The Clash
  6. The Pretenders - The Pretenders
  7. Black Sea - XTC
  8. Remain In Light - Talking Heads
  9. Los Angeles - X
  10. Argybargy - Squeeze
  11. Underwater Moonlight - The Soft Boys
  12. Closer - Joy Division
  13. Bad Luck Streak In Dancing School - Warren Zevon
  14. Seconds Of Pleasure - Rockpile
  15. Sound Affects - The Jam
  16. Beat Crazy - Joe Jackson Band
  17. Double Fantasy - John Lennon
  18. American Music - The Blasters
  19. Empty Glass - Pete Townshend
  20. True Colours - Split Enz
Author Comments: 

Likely Top Ten Albums In Any Other Year:
Where Are All The Nice Girls? - Any Trouble
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) - David Bowie
Minimum Wage Rock & Roll - The Bus Boys
Making Movies - Dire Straits
I Just Can't Stop It - The (English) Beat
Glass Houses - Billy Joel
The Correct Use Of Soap - Magazine
Blizzard Of Ozz - Ozzy Osbourne
Dirty Mind - Prince
End Of The Century - The Ramones
Crashes - The Records
More Specials - The Specials
Gaucho - Steely Dan
Heart Attack & Vine - Tom Waits

Good list: I like a lot of the albums here. I think Underwater Moonlight might be my personal favorite, but I'm thrilled just to see it here; too few people have heard it...

Johnny Waco (Who Wants to Destroy You ;)