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40 albums turing 40

40 Albums Turning 40 This Years

As we enter a new year, a lot of milestone birthdays are happening, including a host of great albums turning the Big 4-0 in 2024.

1984 was a GREAT year for music, and this list proves it:

1.  “1984”,  Van Halen


2.  “Learning to Crawl”,  The Pretenders


3.  “Bon Jovi”,  Bon Jovi


4.  “Out of the Cellar”,  Ratt


5.  “Love at First Sting”,  Scorpions


6.  “Heartbeat City”,  The Cars


7.  “Reckoning”,  R.E.M.


8.  “Grace Under Pressure”,  Rush


9.  “Private Dancer”,  Tina Turner


10.  “Born in the USA”,  Bruce Springsteen


11.  “Purple Rain”,  Prince


12.  “The Last In Line”,  Dio


13.  “Ride the Lightning”,  Metallica


14.  “Powerslave”,  Iron Maiden


15.  “The Unforgettable Fire”,  U2


16.  “Perfect Strangers”,  Deep Purple


17.  “Reckless”,  Bryan Adams


18.  “Building the Perfect Beast”,  Don Henley


19.  “Agent Provocateur”,  Foreigner


20.  “Wheels Are Turnin'”,  REO Speedwagon


Check out the full list of albums turning 40 in 2024 at https://ultimateclassicrock.com/rock-albums-released-1984/


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