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100 Best Selling Albums of the 80's by Chris Barrett
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bookshelves: teenage-lament
Read in March, 2012 — I own a copy, read count: Numerous Times

** spoiler alert ** *Not Complete*

#100: Ozzy Osbourne; Blizzard of Oz
#99: The Rolling Stones; Tattoo You
#98: AC/DC; For Those About To Rock We Salute You
*I remember reading this as someone's 8th grade quote; smart person.
#97: Asia; Asia
#96: Prince; 1999
#95: Original TV Soundtrack; Miami Vice
#94: Van Halen; 5150
#93: Boston; Third Stage
#92: Tiffany; Tiffany
#91: Poison; Open Up and Say...Ahh
#90: Lionel Richie; Lionel Richie
#89: Sade; Promise
#88: Lionel Richie; Dancing On The Ceiling
#87: Culture Club; Colour By Numbers
#86: Tina Turner; Private Dancer
#85: Bryan Adams; Reckless
* I own this record
#84: Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band; Against The Wind
#83: Barbra Streisand; Memories
#82: Alabama; Mountain Music
#81: John Mellencamp; American Fool
#80: John Cougar Mellencamp; Scarecrow
* I own this record
#79: AC/DC; Who Made Who
#78: Bonnie Raitt; Nick Of Time
#77: Bruce Springsteen; The River
#76: Original Soundtrack; Flashdance
#75: Heart; Heart
#74: Fleetwood Mac; Tango In The Night
#73: Aerosmith; Permanent Vacation
#72: Guns N' Roses; G N' Lies
#71: Milli Vanilli; Girl You Know It's True
#70: Tom Petty; Full Moon Fever
#69: Don Henley; The End of the Innocence
#68: Wham!; Make It Big
#67: Sade; Diamond Life
#66: Enya; Watermark
#65: Madonna; Like A Prayer
#64: Christopher Cross; Christopher Cross
#63: Neil Young; The Jazz Singer
#62: Men At Work; Business At Usual
#61: Madonna; Madonna
#60: ZZ Top; Afterburner
#59: Janet Jackson; Control
#58: Anita Baker; Rapture
#57: Tears For Fears; Songs From The Big Chair
#56: Peter Gabriel; So
#55: Original Soundtrack; The Big Chill
#54: Journey; Frontiers
#53: Quiet Riot; Metal Health
#52: Foreigner; 4
#51: Cyndi Lauper; She's so Unusual
#50: Chicago; Chicago 17
* I actually own a Chicago IX: Greatest Hits record
#49: Metallica; Master Of Puppets
#48: U2; Rattle and Hum
#47: Whitesnake; Whitesnake
#46: Janet Jackson; Rhythm Nation 1814
#45: Phil Collins; But Seriously
#44: Phil Collins; Face Value
#43: Paul Simon; Graceland
#42: INXS; Kick
*I specifically burned the song "New Sensations" for my father on a compilation CD.
#41: Billy Joel; Glass Houses
*One of my favorite Billy Joel Albums
#40: Huey Lewis & The News; Sports
* I saw Huey Lewis & The News in the Summer of 2011 (definately not as good as saying; 'I saw him in 76' or 68'). I have Sports on record and cassette tape. I also picked up a signed copy of his 2010 Soulsville.
#39: Metallica; ...And Justice For All
#38: Aerosmith; Pump
#37: Eagles; Eagles live
#36: Genesis; Invisible Touch
#35: Tracy Chapman; Tracy Chapman
#34: Paula Abdul; Forever Your Girl
#33: Bobby Brown; Don't Be Cruel
#32: Bon Jovi; New Jersey
#31: Billy Joel; An Innocent Man
#30: New Kids On The Block; Hangin' Touch
#29: The Police; Synchronicity
#28: ZZ Top; Eliminator
#27: Journey; Escape
#26: Beastie Boys; Licensed To III
#25: Garth Brooks; Garth Brooks
#24: REO Speedwagon; Hi Infidelity
#23: Def Leppard; Pyromania
#22: Original Soundtrack; Footloose
#21: Madonna; True Blue
#20: Original Soundtrack; Top Gun
#19: Van Halen; 1984
#18: Whitney Houston; Whitney
#17: Lionel Richie; Can't Slow Down
#16: Madonna; Like A Virgin
#15: George Michael; Faith
#14: U2; The Joshua Tree
#13: Michael Jackson; Bad
#12: Bon Jovi; Slippery When Wet
#11: Original Soundtrack; Dirty Dancing
#10: Def Leppard; Hysteria
#9: Dire Straits; Brothers In Arms
#8: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band; Live/1975-85
*This has to be one of the best records I have ever bought. 5 different records all in one case, got it at these little dive downtown.
#7: Prince & The Revolution; Purple Rain
#6: Phil Collins; No Jack Required
#5: Whitney Houston; Whitney Houston
#4: Guns N' Roses; Appetite For Destruction
#3: Bruce Springsteen; Born In The U.S.A.
#2: AC/DC; Back In Black
#1: Michael Jackson; Thriller
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message 1: by B0nnie (new)

B0nnie [[polite handshake]]


Amanda That's more like it.
(I love some of these albums so much)


message 3: by Forrest (new)

Forrest Like reading the obituary of my high school years . . . but in a good way! :)


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