Classic Rock Archives

Recorded live, ‘Rust Never Sleeps’ was overdubbed in a studio and remains one of Young’s most beloved albums in his catalog.

Think you’re an expert on rock albums from 1979? Find out! 
A look at rock’s best albums from 1979. 
Our new video series “Rock Chronicles” take a look at some of the best albums in rock history. Here’s our countdown of albums from 1979!


10. Rust Never Sleeps – Neil Young

9.  Damn The Torpedoes – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

8. London Calling – The Clash

7. Highway to Hell – AC/DC

6. Rumours – Fleetwood Mac

5. Reggatta De Blanc – The Police

4. Van Halen II – Van Halen

3. The Long Run – Eagles

The Interim

The Interim From Your favorite album

2. In Through The Out Door – Led Zeppelin

1. The Wall – Pink Floyd