Radio Caroline Countdown of Album Sound
16th, 23rd April 1979.


After nearly six months of silence, Radio Caroline returned to the air on 15th April 1979. The Caroline Countdown album chart show was broadcast, as before, every Monday evening. The chart was updated fortnightly.
 
This Top 30 is kindly provided by the Felixstowe & Offshore Radio Facebook page.


 

Caroline Countdown of Album Sound  Top 30   16th, 23rd April 1979
 
Presented by Tom Hardy







1

Breakfast in America
Supertramp
2

Cool For Cats
Squeeze
3

George Harrison
George Harrison
4

Armed Forces
Elvis Costello & the Attractions
5

52nd Street
Billy Joel
6

Greatest Hits
Wings
7

Dire Straits
Dire Straits
8

Stateless
Lene Lovich
9

Look Sharp!
Joe Jackson
10

Back to the Bars
Todd Rundgren
11

Time Passages
Al Stewart
12

Fool Around
Rachel Sweet
13

If You Can't Stand the Heat
Status Quo
14

Parallel Lines
Blondie
15

Toto
Toto
16

Strange Man, Changed Man
Bram Tchaikovsky
17

The Cars
The Cars
18

Fate For Breakfast
Art Garfunkel
19

At Budokan
Cheap Trick
20

Squeezing Out Sparks
Graham Parker & the Rumour
21

Briefcase Full of Blues
Blues Brothers
22

Desolation Angels
Bad Company
23

Give 'Em Enough Rope
The Clash
24

Deltics
Chris Rea
25

The Incredible Shrinking Dickies
The Dickies
26

No Wave
Various Artists
27

L.A. (Light Album)
Beach Boys
28

Van Halen II
Van Halen
29

Thriller
Eddie and the Hot Rods
30

Remote Control
The Tubes





Our thanks to Brian Nichols.
 
The links from the songs on this page lead to the Amazon MP3 Store where you can hear short audio clips of the tracks and customers in the UK can buy downloads. Please see this note.
 
There are a number of other offshore charts listed on The Pirate Radio Hall of Fame. Full details here.
 
The previous chart we have is from 2nd/9th October 1978. The next Top 30 is over the page.


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