Charles Mingus
Blues and Roots









Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Ben Ratliff (USA) - The 100 (+ Another 100) Most Important Jazz Recordings (2002) 1-100
Exposure (Canada) - 50 Greatest Albums not to make the Greatest Albums lists (2005) 12
Jazz for Dummies (USA) - 300 to Round Out the Collection (1998) No Order
Joe S. Harrington, Blastitude (USA) - The All-Time Top 100 Albums (2001) 42
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
The Rough Guide - Jazz: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
Jazzguide (Germany) - Recommended Records No Order
TÚlÚrama (France) - 100 Essential Jazz Albums (1994) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (6th Ed., 2002), Ratings 1-4 Stars, or a Crown 3.5 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" (1991-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars