The Greatest Albums of the 1980s Archive

6 Aug 2020

Full Moon Fever – Tom Petty

Tom Petty was an American icon before he released his monster-selling Full Moon Fever in 1989. He had laid down the roots (no pun intended) of Americana and given good ol’ rock ‘n’ roll the kick in
12 Jul 2020

‘Making Movies,’ Dire Straits

Making Movies is Dire Straits’ third album and features one of the most boring LP covers of the decade (see right). For the group, the third time seemed to be a charm. Their first album, 1978’s self-titled
20 Jun 2020

The Mona Lisa’s Sister – Graham Parker (1988)

Graham Parker could be described as the poor man’s Elvis Costello. While Costello boasts five Top 20 albums in the United States and 11 Top 10 albums in the U.K., Parker managed only two albums that grazed