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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 35
Frank Moriarty (USA) - Seventies Rock: Top Albums of the Seventies (2003) No Order
Joe S. Harrington, Blastitude (USA) - The All-Time Top 100 Albums (2001) 65
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2015) No Order
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Rock Albums Ever (2006) 26
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 18
Eagle Rock (UK/USA) - Classic Albums TV Series (1997-2002) No Order
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time (1989) 35
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 79
Mojo (UK) - 70 of the Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 17
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 17
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Guitar (Germany) - Top 50 Guitar Albums (1996) No Order
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 5
Crossroads (France) - 108 Essential Albums from 1969-72 (2009) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 352
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
MUZIQ (France) - 200 Records for a Dream Collection (2007) No Order
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) 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 Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 45
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 78
Jaclyn Bond (Australia) - The 100 Best Heavy Metal Albums in the World (2009) No Order
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 1
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Epoca (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1988) 38
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Jerzy Skarzynski (Poland) - Unforgettable Albums in Rock History (2004) No Order
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 22
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 91
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
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B
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) 4 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 9
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) 4 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
End of Year Lists
Creem (USA) - Albums of the Year 16