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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 26
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 704
Frank Moriarty (USA) - Seventies Rock: Top Albums of the Seventies (2003) No Order
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
Liza Lentini (USA) - The 100 Greatest Vinyl Records of All Time (2015) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 73
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 10
Revolver (USA) - The 69 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2002) 28
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 27
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 415
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Next stop
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 Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 13
Classic Rock (UK) - The 150 Greatest Debut Albums Ever (2010) No Order
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 2
Guitarist (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Guitar Albums of All Time (1994) 2
Kerrang (UK) - 100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1998) 77
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time (1989) 2
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 17
Mojo (UK) - 70 of the Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 43
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 64
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of 1971-1991 (1991) 10
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 56
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 73
Guitar (Germany) - Top 50 Guitar Albums (1996) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 69
Crossroads (France) - 109 Essential Albums from 1976-78 (2009) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 300
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
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) 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
Jaclyn Bond (Australia) - The 100 Best Heavy Metal Albums in the World (2009) No Order
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 86
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) 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
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 34
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 C
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) 3.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 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) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) GOLD
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7