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Astral Weeks


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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Bill Shapiro (USA) - The Top 100 Rock Compact Discs (1991) No Order
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 21
David Keenan, Sunday Herald (USA) - The 103 Best Albums Ever, Honest (2001) No Order
Edna Gundersen, USA Today (USA) - Top 40 Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 500 Best Albums Since 1965 3
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 49
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Albums (1979) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: Contributors and Their Albums (1979) No Order
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
Infoplease.com (USA) - Must-Have Recordings (1998) No Order
Jimmy Guterman (USA) - The Best Rock and Roll Records (online version) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 91
Paste (USA) - The 60 Best Albums of the 1960s (2012) 16
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 4
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 9
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 38
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Robert Santelli - Sixties Rock: The 25 Best Albums of the 60s (1985) 25
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 19
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 7
The Recording Academy Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) Winner
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 17
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 40
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Rock Albums Ever (2006) 66
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 10
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 7
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 9
Hot Press (Ireland) - Top 100 Irish Albums (2004) 1
John Tobler (UK) - 100 Great Albums of the Sixties (1994) No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 18
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 2
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 68
New Musical Express (UK) - 20 Near-as-Damn-It Perfect Initial Efforts (1992) 7
New Musical Express (UK) - 40 Records That Captured the Moment 1952-91 (1992) No Order
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1974) 63
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 2
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 15
New Musical Express (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 83
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 6
Q (UK) - The 50 (+50) Best British Albums Ever (2004) 11
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 84
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 4
The Rough Guide - Rock: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 3
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 12
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 44
Vox (UK) - 100 Records that Shook the World (1991) No Order
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 11
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 32
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - Nominated Albums to the Best Music of the Century (1999) No Order
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 41
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 19
Schlager (Sweden) - The 30 Best Albums of All Time (1984) 26
Slitz (Sweden) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1990) 10
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 49
Aloha (Netherlands) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1999) 6
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 26
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 4
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 85
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 4
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 18
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 26
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 52
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 4
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1960s (2009) 14
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 12
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 3
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 584
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 17
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Rock&Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock&Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Telerama (France) - 50 LPs in the History of Rock (2004) 9
Discoplay (Spain) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 41
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 18
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 40
Courier-Mail (Australia) - 50 Defining Rock Albums (2005) 1
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) No Order
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 86
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Buscadero (Italy) - The Best Albums from the 1950s to the 1980s (1990) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The 200 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1998) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 1-20
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Velvet (Italy) - The 20 Best Albums of the 60s (1990) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 42
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 10
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 5 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 5 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1993-1997) GOLD
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 9


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