There are some pretty incredible albums that turn 45 in 2023. A number of rock’s greatest acts released hit albums in 1978. Among them are The Rolling Stones, Blondie, Van Halen, The Police, Styx, The Who, Foreigner, Bob Seger, Cheap Trick and more.

Scroll below to see which albums turn 45 in 2023!

  • Blondie - ‘Parallel Lines’

    Released in September 1978.

  • Van Halen - ‘Van Halen’

    Released on February 10, 1978.

  • The Rolling Stones - ‘Some Girls’

    Released on June 9, 1978.

  • Elvis Costello - ‘This Year’s Model’

    Released on March 17, 1978.

  • The Police - ‘Outlandos d’Amour’

    Released on November 2, 1978.

  • Devo - ‘Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!’

    Released on August 28, 1978.

  • Ramones - ‘Road to Ruin’

    Released on September 22, 1978.

  • The Clash - ‘Give ‘Em Enough Rope’

    Released on November 10, 1978.

  • Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band - ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’

    Released on June 2, 1978.

  • Kraftwerk - ‘The Man-Machine’

  • Talking Heads - ‘More Songs About Buildings and Food’

    Released on July 14, 1978.

  • Neil Young - ‘Comes a Time’

    Released on October 21, 1978.

  • Patti Smith Group - ‘Easter’

    Released on March 3, 1978.

  • The Who - ‘Who Are You’

    Released on August 18, 1978.

  • Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band - ‘Stranger in Town’

    Released on May 5, 1978.

  • Billy Joel - ‘52nd Street’

    Released on October 11, 1978.

  • Rush - ‘Hemispheres’

    Released on October 29, 1978.

  • The Cars - ‘The Cars’

    Released on June 6, 1978.

  • Cheap Trick - ‘Heaven Tonight’

    Released on April 24, 1978.

  • Styx - ‘Pieces of Eight’

    Released on September 1, 1978.

  • Funkadelic - ‘One Nation Under a Groove’

    Released on September 22, 1978.

  • Boston - ‘Don’t Look Back’

    Released on August 15, 1978.

  • Foreigner - ‘Double Vision’

    Released on June 20, 1978.

  • AC/DC - ‘Powerage’

    Released on May 25, 1978.

  • Rod Stewart - ‘Blondes Have More Fun’

    Released on November 24, 1978.

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