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All Music Guide Info and Review

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Allan Kozinn, AVGuide (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Albums of the Century (2000) No Order
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 7
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
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 14
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 2
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 12
Edna Gundersen, USA Today (USA) - Top 40 Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 18
Gary Pig Gold (Canada) - The 40 Most Influental Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 5
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
Joe S. Harrington, Blastitude (USA) - The All-Time Top 100 Albums (2001) 84
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 8
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 12
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 8
Paul Williams (USA) - The 20th Century's Greatest Hits (1998) 11
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 60's (2003) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 4
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2012) No Order
Robert Santelli - Sixties Rock: The 25 Best Albums of the 60s (1985) 22
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 2
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
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) 2
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) 3
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Vibe (USA) - 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
GQ (UK) - The 100 Coolest Albums in the World Right Now! (2005) 36
Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 6
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 10
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 17
John Tobler (UK) - 100 Great Albums of the Sixties (1994) No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 11
Mojo (UK) - All Back to My Place: The Stars' All-Time 10 Favourite Albums (2003) 2
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 1
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 21
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME UK - The 60 Most Important Albums of NME's Lifetime (2012) No Order
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) 3
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 20
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 1
New Musical Express (UK) - NME Rock Years, Albums of the Year 1963-99 (2000) No Order
New Musical Express (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 3
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1954-1969 (2004) 4
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Sean O'Hagan, The Observer (UK) - Fifty Years of Pop (2004) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 38
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Anarchist (UK) - The 33 Best Albums Ever (1997) 6
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 10
The Rough Guide - Rock: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 1
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 11
Times Online (UK) - The 20 Most Influential Albums (2008) 5
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 17
Uncut (UK) - The 20 Best Albums of 1966 (2006) 2
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 2
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 5
Dagbladet (Norway) - The Best Albums of the Century (1999) No Order
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 16
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) 11
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 13
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 14
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 52
Aloha (Netherlands) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1999) 27
Aloha/Hitweek (Netherlands) - Top 12 Albums from 1966-1969 (1970) 12
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 1
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 41
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 56
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 8
Pophandboek (Netherlands) - Errit Petersma's Top 20 Albums from the 60s (1970) 3
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) 2
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 10
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 58
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 8
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 2
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1960s (2009) 7
Spex (Germany) - The 100 Albums of the Century (1999) 1
Uwe Schutte (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Rock und Pop (2004) No Order
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 3
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 8
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 53
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
MUZIQ (France) - 200 Records for a Dream Collection (2007) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - Rock'n'Roll: La Discotèque Idéale (2005) No Order
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) 6
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Discoplay (Spain) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 2
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 3
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 4
Courier-Mail (Australia) - 50 Defining Rock Albums (2005) 7
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 66
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 5
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Buscadero (Italy) - The Best Albums from the 1950s to the 1980s (1990) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) 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
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 21
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
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) 4 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
Slant (USA) - The 50 Most Essential Pop Albums (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) 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7


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