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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 99
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 17
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 28
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 86
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 51
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 31
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 38
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 94
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 8
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
FACT (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (2014) 96
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - 70 of the Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 68
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 171
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 49
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 66
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 100 Albums that Don't Appear in All Other Top 100 Album Lists (1999) 33
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 44
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 92
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 188
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 66
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 16
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 30
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 50
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 94
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 496
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 4
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) 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
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 36
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 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) 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) 4.5 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 9
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 4 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 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
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7.5
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 4
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 2
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 3