James Brown
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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 6
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
CDNOW (USA) - The 10 Essential Live Albums of All Time (2002) No Order
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 2
Flavorwire (USA) - The 50 Albums Everyone Needs to Own 1963-2013 No Order
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Albums (1979) No Order
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
Jim DeRogatis (USA) - The Great Albums No Order
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, the Album of the Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
Paste (USA) - The 60 Best Albums of the 1960s (2012) 9
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 45
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 16
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017) 7
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) 9
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 40 Most Groundbreaking Albums of All Time (2014) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 50 Greatest Live Albums of All Time (2015) 1
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 25
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 138
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 40
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (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
Guitarist (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Guitar Albums of All Time (1994) 47
John Tobler (UK) - 100 Great Albums of the Sixties (1994) No Order
Mojo (UK) - All Back to My Place: The Stars' All-Time 10 Favourite Albums (2003) 5
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 32
Mojo (UK) - The Best Live Albums of All Time (1998) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 19
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 30
NME (UK) - Classic Albums No Order
NME (UK) - Ten Great Live Albums (2003) 4
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 125
NME (UK) - The 60 Most Important Albums of NME's Lifetime (2012) No Order
Q (UK) - The 20 Greatest Live Albums (2006) 5
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1954-1969 (2004) 11
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 48
Sean O'Hagan, The Observer (UK) - Fifty Years of Pop (2004) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 74
The New Nation (UK) - Top 100 Albums by Black Artists 51
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 25
The Rough Guide - Soul: 100 Essential CDs (2000) No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 46
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 63
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 73
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 68
Vox (UK) - The Greatest Live Albums Ever (1992) No Order
Adresseavisen (Norway) - 10 Essential Live Albums (1995) No Order
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 41
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Ny Musik (Sweden) - 100 Classic Live Albums (2000) 1
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 11
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 33
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 39
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Live Albums (2013) 1
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 106
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 37
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 57
Crossroads (France) - 100 Essential Albums from 1960-68 (2009) No Order
FNAC (France) - The Ideal Discography: 823 Indispensables Albums (2015) Key album
Florent Mazzolenni (France) - Introduction to an Ideal Rock Discography (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Rolling Stone (France) - The 100 Best Live Albums (2012) 1
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Joan Rimbau (Spain?) - The Ultimate Jazz Collection (1995) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 19
Rolling Stone (Spain) - The 30 Greatest Live Albums of All Time (2013) 6
Courier-Mail (Australia) - 50 Defining Rock Albums (2005) 41
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 52
Juice (Australia) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 41
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 90
Buscadero (Italy) - The Best Albums from the 1950s to the 1980s (1990) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 21-50
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 29
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
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 9
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" (1991-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars