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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
David Keenan, Sunday Herald (USA) - The 103 Best Albums Ever, Honest (2001) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 71
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 465
Paste (USA) - The 60 Best Albums of the 1960s (2012) 18
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017) 27
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 258
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 152
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - Best of the '60s Project (2004) No Order
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1960s (2015) No Order
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
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 99
John Tobler (UK) - 100 Great Albums of the Sixties (1994) No Order
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 91
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 25
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 270
Q (UK) - The 50 (+50) Best British Albums Ever (2004) 21
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) 57
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 37
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 77
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 66
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1960s (2009) 49
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 5
Crossroads (France) - 100 Essential Albums from 1960-68 (2009) 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
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) 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
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Telerama (France) - 50 LPs in the History of Rock (2004) 17
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 46
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 85
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 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) 4.5 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 8
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
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7