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Fun fact about 1979:  A ton of amazing albums came out that year! With 2019 upon us, these 17 albums will be celebrating their 40th anniversary.  Honestly, they sound just as fantastic as did when they were released.


Supertramp – ‘Breakfast in America’ (March 29)

Supertramp - The Logical Song [Official Music Video]

"The Logical Song" is a 1979 song performed by the English rock group Supertramp. The song was released as the lead single from their sixth studio album, Breakfast in America (1979), in March 1979 by A&M Records. "The Logical Song" is Supertramp's biggest chart hit in both the United States and their native United Kingdom.

David Bowie – ‘Lodger’ (May 18)

KISS – ‘Dynasty’ (May 23)

ELO – ‘Discovery’ (May 31)

The Cars – ‘Candy-O’ (June 13)

Neil Young & Crazy Horse – ‘Rust Never Sleeps’ (June 22)

The B-52’s – ‘The B-52’s’ (July 6)

AC/DC – ‘Highway to Hell’ (July 27)

Led Zeppelin – ‘In Through The Out Door’ (August 15)

Foreigner – ‘Head Games’ (September 10)

The Eagles – ‘The Long Run’ (September 24)

The Police – ‘Reggatta de Blanc’ (October 2)

Fleetwood Mac – ‘Tusk’ (October 12)

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – ‘Damn The Torpedoes’ (October 19)

Pink Floyd – ‘The Wall’ (November 30)

Van Halen – ‘Van Halen II’ (December 11)

The Clash – ‘London Calling’ (December 14)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights