List of number-one albums in Australia during the 1970s

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The following lists the number one albums on the Australian Albums Chart during the 1970s. The source for this decade is the Kent Music Report.

1970[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
5 January The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
12 January The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
19 January The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
26 January The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
2 February The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
9 February The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
16 February The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
23 February The Beatles Abbey Road 18 weeks
2 March Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 5 weeks
9 March Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 5 weeks
16 March Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 5 weeks
23 March Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 5 weeks
30 March Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 5 weeks
6 April Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
13 April Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
20 April Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
27 April Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
4 May Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
9 May Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
18 May The Beatles Hey Jude 2 weeks
25 May The Beatles Hey Jude 2 weeks
1 June Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
8 June Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
15 June The Beatles Let It Be 4 weeks
22 June The Beatles Let It Be 4 weeks
29 June The Beatles Let It Be 4 weeks
6 July The Beatles Let It Be 4 weeks
13 July Crosby Stills Nash & Young Déjà Vu 2 weeks
20 July Crosby Stills Nash & Young Déjà Vu 2 weeks
27 July Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
3 August Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
10 August Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
17 August Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
24 August Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
31 August Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
7 September Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 15 weeks
14 September Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
21 September Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
28 September Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
5 October Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
12 October Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
19 October Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
26 October Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
2 November Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
9 November Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
16 November Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
23 November Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
30 November Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
7 December Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
14 December Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
21 December Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
28 December Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks

1971[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
4 January Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
11 January Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
18 January Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 19 weeks
25 January Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III 4 weeks
1 February Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III 4 weeks
8 February Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III 4 weeks
15 February Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III 4 weeks
22 February Santana Abraxas 1 week
1 March Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum 3 weeks
8 March Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum 3 weeks
15 March Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum 3 weeks
22 March George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
29 March George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
5 April George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
12 April George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
19 April George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
26 April George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
3 May George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
10 May George Harrison All Things Must Pass 8 weeks
17 May Janis Joplin Pearl 5 weeks
24 May Janis Joplin Pearl 5 weeks
31 May Janis Joplin Pearl 5 weeks
7 June Janis Joplin Pearl 5 weeks
14 June Janis Joplin Pearl 5 weeks
21 June Deep Purple Deep Purple in Rock 2 weeks
28 June Deep Purple Deep Purple in Rock 2 weeks
5 July Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
12 July Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
19 July Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
26 July The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers 2 weeks
2 August The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers 2 weeks
9 August Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
16 August Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
23 August Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
30 August Daddy Cool Daddy Who? ... Daddy Cool 7 weeks
6 September Daddy Cool Daddy Who? ... Daddy Cool 7 weeks
13 September Daddy Cool Daddy Who? ... Daddy Cool 7 weekss
20 September Daddy Cool Daddy Who? ... Daddy Cool 7 weeks
27 September Daddy Cool Daddy Who? ... Daddy Cool 7 weeks
4 October Daddy Cool Daddy Who? ... Daddy Cool 7 weeks
11 October Daddy Cool Daddy Who? ... Daddy Cool 7 weeks
18 October Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
25 October Joe Cocker Cocker Happy 8 weeks
1 November Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 5 weeks
8 November Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 5 weeks
15 November Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 5 weeks
22 November Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 5 weeks
29 November Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 5 weeks
6 December Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
13 December Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
20 December Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
27 December Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks

1972[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
3 January Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
10 January John Lennon Imagine 2 weeks
17 January John Lennon Imagine 2 weeks
24 January Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
31 January Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
7 February Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
14 February Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
21 February Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
28 February Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
6 March Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
13 March Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
19 March Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
27 March Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 15 weeks
3 April Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
10 April Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
17 April Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
24 April Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
1 May Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
8 May Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
15 May Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
22 May Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
29 May Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
5 June Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
12 June Don McLean American Pie 11 weeks
19 June Neil Young Harvest 1 week
26 June Deep Purple Machine Head 2 weeks
3 July Deep Purple Machine Head 2 weeks
10 July Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
17 July Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
24 July Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
31 July Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
7 August Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
14 August Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
21 August Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
28 August Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
4 September Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
11 September Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
18 September Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick 11 weeks
25 September Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
2 October Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
9 October Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
16 October Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
23 October Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
30 October Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
6 November Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
13 November Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
20 November Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
27 November Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
4 December Cat Stevens Catch Bull at Four 7 weeks
11 December Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
18 December Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
25 December Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks

1973[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
1 January Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
8 January Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
15 January Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
22 January Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
29 January Slade Slade Alive! 12 weeks
5 February Slade Slayed? 6 weeks
12 February Slade Slayed? 6 weeks
19 February Slade Slayed? 6 weeks
26 February Slade Slayed? 6 weeks
5 March Slade Slayed? 6 weeks
12 March Slade Slayed? 6 weeks
19 March Carly Simon No Secrets 6 weeks
26 March Carly Simon No Secrets 6 weeks
2 April Carly Simon No Secrets 6 weeks
9 April Carly Simon No Secrets 6 weeks
16 April Carly Simon No Secrets 6 weeks
23 April Carly Simon No Secrets 6 weeks
30 April Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player 3 weeks
7 May Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player 3 weeks
14 May Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player 3 weeks
21 May Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
28 May Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
4 June Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy 3 weeks
11 June Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy 3 weeks
18 June Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy 3 weeks
25 June Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
2 July Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
9 July Paul McCartney & Wings Red Rose Speedway 3 weeks
16 July Paul McCartney & Wings Red Rose Speedway 3 weeks
23 July Paul McCartney & Wings Red Rose Speedway 3 weeks
30 July Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
6 August Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
13 August Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
20 August Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
27 August Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
3 September Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
10 September Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
17 September Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
24 September Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
1 October Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
8 October Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
15 October Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
22 October Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
29 October Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
5 November Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
12 November Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
19 November Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
26 November The Rolling Stones Goat's Head Soup 4 weeks
3 December The Rolling Stones Goat's Head Soup 4 weeks
10 December The Rolling Stones Goat's Head Soup 4 weeks
17 December The Rolling Stones Goat's Head Soup 4 weeks
24 December Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
31 December Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks

1974[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
7 January Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
14 January Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
21 January Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
28 January Soundtrack / Neil Diamond Jonathan Livingston Seagull 4 weeks
4 February Soundtrack / Neil Diamond Jonathan Livingston Seagull 4 weeks
11 February Soundtrack / Neil Diamond Jonathan Livingston Seagull 4 weeks
18 February Soundtrack / Neil Diamond Jonathan Livingston Seagull 4 weeks
25 February Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
4 March Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
11 March Neil Diamond Hot August Night 29 weeks
18 March Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 3 weeks
25 March Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 3 weeks
1 April Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 3 weeks
8 April Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
15 April Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
22 April Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
29 April Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
6 May Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
13 May Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
20 May Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 4 weeks
27 May Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 4 weeks
3 June Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 4 weeks
10 June Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 4 weeks
17 June Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
24 June Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
1 July Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
8 July Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
15 July Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
22 July Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
29 July Paul McCartney & Wings Band on the Run 7 weeks
5 August Motion Picture Soundtrack The Sting 7 weeks
12 August Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
19 August Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
26 August Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
2 September Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
9 September Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
16 September Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
23 September Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
30 September Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
7 October Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
14 October Elton John Caribou 10 weeks
21 October Suzi Quatro Quatro 6 weeks
28 October Suzi Quatro Quatro 6 weeks
4 November Suzi Quatro Quatro 6 weeks
11 November Suzi Quatro Quatro 6 weeks
18 November Suzi Quatro Quatro 6 weeks
25 November Suzi Quatro Quatro 6 weeks
2 December Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
9 December Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
16 December Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
23 December Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
30 December Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks

1975[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
6 January Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
13 January Neil Diamond Serenade 7 weeks
20 January Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
27 January Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
3 February Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
10 February Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
17 February Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
24 February Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
3 March Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
10 March Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
17 March Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
24 March Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
31 March Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
7 April Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
14 April Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
21 April Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
28 April Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
5 May Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
12 May Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
19 May Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
26 May Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
2 June Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
9 June Skyhooks Living in the Seventies 16 weeks
16 June Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy 5 weeks
23 June Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy 5 weeks
30 June Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy 5 weeks
7 July Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy 5 weeks
14 July Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy 5 weeks
21 July Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
28 July Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
4 August Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
11 August Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
18 August Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
25 August Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
1 September Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
8 September Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
15 September Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
22 September Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
29 September Skyhooks Ego Is Not a Dirty Word 11 weeks
6 October Sherbet Sherbet's Greatest Hits 1 week
13 October Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 4 weeks
20 October Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 4 weeks
27 October Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 4 weeks
3 November Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 4 weeks
10 November John Denver Windsong 2 weeks
17 November John Denver Windsong 2 weeks
24 November Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing 2 weeks
1 December Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing 2 weeks
8 December ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
15 December ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
22 December ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
29 December ABBA ABBA 11 weeks

1976[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
5 January ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
12 January ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
19 January ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
26 January ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
2 February ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
9 February ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
16 February ABBA ABBA 11 weeks
23 February Bob Dylan Desire 3 weeks
1 March Bob Dylan Desire 3 weeks
8 March Bob Dylan Desire 3 weeks
15 March Queen A Night at the Opera 2 weeks
22 March Queen A Night at the Opera 2 weeks
29 March ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
5 April ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
12 April ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
19 April ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
26 April ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
3 May ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
10 May ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
17 May ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
24 May ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
31 May ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
7 June ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
14 June ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
21 June ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
28 June ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
5 July ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
12 July ABBA The Best of ABBA 16 weeks
19 July Sherbet Howzat 2 weeks
26 July Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise 4 weeks
2 August Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise 4 weeks
9 August Sherbet Howzat 2 weeks
16 August Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise 4 weeks
23 August Neil Diamond Beautiful Noise 4 weeks
30 August Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
6 September Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
13 September Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
20 September Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
27 September Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
4 October Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
11 October Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
18 October Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
25 October Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
1 November Rod Stewart A Night on the Town 10 weeks
8 November Bryan Ferry Let's Stick Together 2 weeks
15 November Bryan Ferry Let's Stick Together 2 weeks
22 November ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
29 November ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
6 December ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
13 December ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
20 December ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
27 December ABBA Arrival 8 weeks

1977[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
3 January ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
10 January ABBA Arrival 8 weeks
17 January The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
23 January The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
31 January The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
7 February The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
14 February The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
21 February The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
28 February The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
7 March The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
14 March The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
21 March The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
28 March The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
4 April The Eagles Hotel California 12 weeks
11 April Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
18 April Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
25 April Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
2 May Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
9 May Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
16 May Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
23 May Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
30 May Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
6 June Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
13 June Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 9 weeks
20 June Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
27 June Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
4 July Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
11 July Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
18 July Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
25 July Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
1 August Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
8 August Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
15 August Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
22 August Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
29 August Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
5 September Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
12 September Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
19 September Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
26 September Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
3 October Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
10 October Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
17 October Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 18 weeks
24 October Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
31 October Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
7 November Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
14 November Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
21 November Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
28 November Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
5 December Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
12 December Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
19 December Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
26 December Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks

1978[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
2 January Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
9 January Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
16 January Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
23 January Rod Stewart Foot Loose & Fancy Free 9 weeks
30 January Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
6 February Fleetwood Mac Rumours 8 weeks
13 February Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams 5 weeks
20 February Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams 5 weeks
27 February Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams 5 weeks
6 March Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams 5 weeks
13 March Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams 5 weeks
20 March Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
27 March Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
3 April Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
10 April Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
17 April Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
24 April Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
1 May Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
8 May Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
15 May Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
22 May Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
29 May Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
5 June Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
12 June Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
19 June Bee Gees/Various Saturday Night Fever 14 weeks
26 June Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 7 weeks
3 July Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 7 weeks
10 July Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 7 weeks
17 July Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 7 weeks
24 July Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 7 weeks
31 July Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 7 weeks
7 August Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 7 weeks
14 August Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
21 August Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
28 August Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
4 September Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
11 September Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
18 September Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
25 September Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
2 October Jeff Wayne & various artists War of the Worlds 7 weeks
9 October Jeff Wayne & various artists War of the Worlds 7 weeks
16 October Jeff Wayne & various artists War of the Worlds 7 weeks
23 October Jeff Wayne & various artists War of the Worlds 7 weeks
30 October Jeff Wayne & various artists War of the Worlds 7 weeks
6 November Jeff Wayne & various artists War of the Worlds 7 weeks
13 November Jeff Wayne & various artists War of the Worlds 7 weeks
20 November Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
27 November Motion Picture Soundtrack Grease 13 weeks1
4 December Dire Straits Dire Straits 3 weeks
11 December Dire Straits Dire Straits 3 weeks
18 December Dire Straits Dire Straits 3 weeks
25 December Billy Joel 52nd Street 5 weeks

1979[edit]

Date Artist Album Weeks at number one
1 January Billy Joel 52nd Street 5 weeks
8 January Billy Joel 52nd Street 5 weeks
15 January Billy Joel 52nd Street 5 weeks
22 January Billy Joel 52nd Street 5 weeks
29 January Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 6 weeks
5 February Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 6 weeks
12 February Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 6 weeks
19 February Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 6 weeks
26 February Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 6 weeks
5 March Rod Stewart Blondes Have More Fun 6 weeks
12 March Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown 5 weeks
19 March Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown 5 weeks
26 March Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown 5 weeks
2 April Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown 5 weeks
9 April Bee Gees Spirits Having Flown 5 weeks
16 April Supertramp Breakfast in America 6 weeks
23 April Supertramp Breakfast in America 6 weeks
30 April Supertramp Breakfast in America 6 weeks
7 May Supertramp Breakfast in America 6 weeks
14 May Supertramp Breakfast in America 6 weeks
21 May Supertramp Breakfast in America 6 weeks
28 May Bob Seger The Bob Seger Collection 2 weeks
4 June Bob Seger The Bob Seger Collection 2 weeks
11 June Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 6 weeks
18 June Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 6 weeks
25 June Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 6 weeks
2 July Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 6 weeks
9 July Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 6 weeks
16 July Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 6 weeks
23 July Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
30 July Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
6 August Leo Sayer The Very Best of Leo Sayer 1 week
13 August Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
20 August Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
27 August Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
3 September The Knack Get The Knack 4 weeks
10 September The Knack Get The Knack 4 weeks
17 September Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 6 weeks
24 September The Knack Get The Knack 4 weeks
1 October The Knack Get The Knack 4 weeks
8 October Bob Dylan Slow Train Coming 2 weeks
15 October Bob Dylan Slow Train Coming 2 weeks
22 October The Eagles The Long Run 3 weeks
29 October The Eagles The Long Run 3 weeks
5 November The Eagles The Long Run 3 weeks
12 November Rod Stewart Rod Stewart's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
19 November Rod Stewart Rod Stewart's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
26 November Rod Stewart Rod Stewart's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
3 December Rod Stewart Rod Stewart's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
10 December Rod Stewart Rod Stewart's Greatest Hits 5 weeks
17 December Bee Gees Bee Gees Greatest 3 weeks
24 December Bee Gees Bee Gees Greatest 3 weeks
31 December Bee Gees Bee Gees Greatest 3 weeks

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