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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) 21
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 72
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 5
GQ (UK) - The 100 Coolest Albums in the World Right Now! (2005) 28
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 36
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 175
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 27
The Guardian (UK) - 100 Albums that Don't Appear in All Other Top 100 Album Lists (1999) 43
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 88
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 15
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 60
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 3.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 2.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 3 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 6
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 6
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) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 4
End of Year Lists
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 7
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 40