Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #562 - 11/30/11

Billboard 200 Number One Albums, 1980-84

1. This Pink Floyd concept album, dealing with the barriers people put between each other, was Number One for all of February, March, and April 1980.
2. They were runnin' Against the Wind at the top of the album charts for all of May 1980.
3. What Rolling Stones album went to Number One for seven weeks in the summer of 1980?
4. Barbra Streisand's Guilty was Number One for three non-consecutive weeks in 1980. Who was pictured on the cover with her?
5. This John Lennon/Yoko Ono album was Number One for eight consecutive weeks in the winter of 1980-81...sadly, he didn't live to see it hit the top.
6. REO Speedwagon's breakthrough album spent fifteen weeks at the top in the spring and early summer of 1981. What was it?
7. Long Distance Voyager was a surprise three-week Number One hit for this band in 1981.
8. Featuring songs like "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Who's Crying Now," this Journey album held the top spot for a single week in September 1981.
9. This Rolling Stones album, which spent nine weeks at Number One, was actually a collection of older unreleased recordings.
10. Freeze-Frame spent all of February 1982 at Number One for what group?
11. This album by the Go-Go's featured the band getting facials and pedicures on the cover, and spent six weeks at Number One in 1982.
12. What self-titled supergroup album was Number One for seven weeks in the summer of 1982?
13. So just how many weeks did Thriller spend at Number One?
14. This Police album, titled after a psychological concept, spent seventeen weeks at Number One in 1983.
15. The album that finally got Thriller out of the top spot for good was a soundtrack that included songs by Kenny Loggins, Deniece Williams, Shalamar, and Sammy Hagar. What was it?
16. Appropriately enough, this Bruce Springsteen album was Number One for four weeks in July 1984.
17. What soundtrack album was Number One for five solid months at the end of 1984?

Bonus: In 1984, five albums hit the Number One spot, but one of those albums spent only one week at the top. What was it?

Good Luck!!!

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