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1980s Albums Quiz

Name the musical acts who recorded these albums from the 1980s.
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First submittedDecember 22, 2012
Last updatedAugust 25, 2015
Times taken15,562
Rating4.26
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Year
Album
Artist or Group
1982
Thriller
Michael Jackson
1980
Back in Black
AC/DC
1984
Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen
1987
Appetite for Destruction
Guns N' Roses
1984
Purple Rain
Prince
1986
Slippery When Wet
Bon Jovi
1985
No Jacket Required
Phil Collins
1984
Like a Virgin
Madonna
1987
The Joshua Tree
U2
1987
Document
R.E.M.
Year
Album
Artist or Group
1988
Daydream Nation
Sonic Youth
1989
Paul's Boutique 
Beastie Boys
1988
Straight Outta Compton
N.W.A.
1983
Synchronicity
The Police
1984
Stop Making Sense
Talking Heads
1986
Master of Puppets
Metallica
1986
Graceland
Paul Simon
1983
She's So Unusual
Cyndi Lauper
1982
Rio
Duran Duran
1983
Texas Flood
Stevie Ray Vaughan
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level 51
Feb 12, 2013
17/20. Nice variety of artists.
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level 69
Nov 7, 2013
I agree, good fun quiz. I have all but 5 of these albums.
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level 69
Jun 8, 2015
No.
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level 49
Jul 28, 2015
thanks for including sonic youth. fantastic!
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level 71
Feb 19, 2016
Now if it would only make more people *listen* to Sonic Youth...
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level 80
Dec 10, 2015
The 80s rule.
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level 79
Dec 11, 2015
If you like 80's music, try my quizzes on 80's music (and other music quizzes) here
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level 44
Dec 15, 2015
how is it that only 29% of the population that took this quiz knew paul's boutique? tsk tsk
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level 48
Nov 15, 2017
agreed, it should be considered among the top records of all time, regardless that it is hip hop/rap...pure gold. (i want to do a quiz asking for all the references of famous people on that album)
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level 60
May 8, 2018
when it said "albums", I (and a large percentage evidently) thought of "music". therefore.....
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level 43
Jan 19, 2017
Sonic youth are probably the best band on there (or one of) and yet they got the lowest score. If you've got any angsty teenage kids, play them Daydream Nation.
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level 56
Apr 5, 2017
"takes a teenage riot to get me outta bed right noooow..."
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level 56
Apr 5, 2017
The best bands on here are the ones that the lowest scores!