Dire Straits
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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) 31
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 98
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Classic Rock & Metal Hammer (UK) - The 200 Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 11
Guitarist (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Guitar Albums of All Time (1994) 13
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 1
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 30
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 376
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 15
Crossroads (France) - 109 Essential Albums from 1976-78 (2009) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 79
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 Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 99
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Viceversa (Italy) - 100 Rock Albums (1996) No Order
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
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 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) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 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) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 2 Stars
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) 6.5
End of Year Lists
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 2