Episode 1099: 1978 Debut Albums – Police, Dire Straits, Nick Lowe, Cars, Van Halen




April 23, 2021


All music released in 1978.

  • Van Halen “Runnin’ with the Devil” Van Halen (Warner Bros.)
  • Van Halen “Eruption” Van Halen (Warner Bros.)
  • The Cars “My Best Friend’s Girl” The Cars (Elektra Records)
  • The Cars “Good Times Roll” The Cars (Elektra Records)
  • Dire Straits “Down to the Waterline” Dire Straits (Warner Bros.)
  • The Police “Born In The 50’s” Outlandos d’Amour (A&M)
  • The Police “Can’t Stand Losing You” Outlandos d’Amour (A&M)
  • Nick Lowe “So It Goes” Jesus of Cool (Radar)
  • Nick Lowe “Rollers Show” Jesus of Cool (Radar)
  • Public Image Ltd. “Public Image” Public Image: First Issue (Virgin)


Patron of the pod Bill Mulligan returns for another episode topic of his choosing: 1978 debut albums. We discuss Van Halen, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Police and Nick Lowe.

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