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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 9
Barnes & Noble.com (USA) - The Best Music of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 3
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 3
Edna Gundersen, USA Today (USA) - Top 40 Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 5
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 67
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 29
Flavorwire (USA) - The 50 Albums Everyone Needs to Own 1963-2013 No Order
Frank Moriarty (USA) - Seventies Rock: Top Albums of the Seventies (2003) No Order
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 18
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) 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
Infoplease.com (USA) - Must-Have Recordings (1998) No Order
Jim Farber, NY Daily News (USA) - The 10 Best Albums of the 1980s (2014) 1
Jimmy Guterman (USA) - The Best Rock and Roll Records (online version) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 26
LA Times (USA) - The Top 10 Albums of the 1980s (1989) 1
Liza Lentini (USA) - The 100 Greatest Vinyl Records of All Time (2015) No Order
Neil Strauss (USA) - The 100 Most Influential Alternative Albums (1993) No Order
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 5
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 40
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 80's (2003) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 2
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 4
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 7
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 1
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 8
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 14
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 4
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 9
The Sun (Canada) - The Best Albums from 1971 to 2000 (2001) No Order
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 1
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2015) No Order
Utne (USA) - The Loose Canon - 150 Great Works (1999) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 25
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Vibe (USA) - 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (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) 46
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
GQ (UK) - The 100 Coolest Albums in the World Right Now! (2005) 19
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 11
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 15
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 7
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 19
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 28
Mojo (UK) - 70 of the Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 23
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 24
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 7
NME (UK) - Some of the Greatest Double LPs Ever Issued (1991) 4
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 8
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 39
NME (UK) - The 60 Most Important Albums of NME's Lifetime (2012) No Order
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 12
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 4
Q (UK) - The 50 (+50) Best British Albums Ever (2004) 5
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 1
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1970-1979 (2004) 2
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 51
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 54
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Anarchist (UK) - The 33 Best Albums Ever (1997) 2
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 6
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 17
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 18
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 3
The Rough Guide - Rock: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 45
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 4
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 23
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 5
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 13
Dagbladet (Norway) - The Best Albums of the Century (1999) No Order
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 45
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 1
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 4
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 3
Schlager (Sweden) - The 30 Best Albums of All Time (1984) 6
Slitz (Sweden) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1990) 1
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 2
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 11
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 38
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 50
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 10
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 14
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 40
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 3
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 20 Best Albums of All Time (2011) 9
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 29
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 16
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1970s (2009) 9
ZEIT (Germany) - 100 Modern Classics (2007) No Order
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 13
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 1
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1979-86 (2010) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 7
FNAC (France) - The Ideal Discography: 823 Indispensables Albums (2015) Key album
Florent Mazzolenni (France) - Introduction to an Ideal Rock Discography (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 14
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 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Telerama (France) - 50 LPs in the History of Rock (2004) 1
Telerama (France) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Discoplay (Spain) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) No Order
Juan Vitoria (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (1993) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 22
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 14
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 32
Courier-Mail (Australia) - 50 Defining Rock Albums (2005) 10
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 3
Juice (Australia) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 46
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 1
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 14
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 85
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 16
Buscadero (Italy) - The Best Albums from the 1950s to the 1980s (1990) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The 200 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1998) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 1-20
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Velvet (Italy) - The 20 Best Albums of the 70s (1990) No Order
Viceversa (Italy) - 100 Rock Albums (1996) 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) 47
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 8
Showbizz (Brazil) - 100 CDs of All Time (1999) 39
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) 4.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 7
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) 5 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) 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 10
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 8
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 15
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 2