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    Music Playlist: Alternative 1978

    There are many years that can qualify as the greatest years in music ever. I like 1978 for a lot of reasons. It was 2 years from the official start of punk and many of the original UK and West Coast bands were on their second studio albums. Punk was no longer exclusive to the streets, it was becoming polished. Saturday Night Fever was in theaters announcing the mainstream acceptance of disco. Studio 54 was in the middle of its 70s bacchanalian heydey. In 1978, David Bowie was on his Isolar II World Tour and was no longer The Thin White Duke. TV shows like Dallas, The Incredible Hulk, Battlestar…