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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 26
Neil Strauss (USA) - The 100 Most Influential Alternative Albums (1993) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 19
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Steve Pond's 50 (+27) Essential Albums of the 70s (1990) 51
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 76
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 461
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 34
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 114
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 9
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 96
NME (UK) - Classic Albums No Order
NME (UK) - Some of the Greatest Double LPs Ever Issued (1991) 14
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 229
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 50 (+50) Best British Albums Ever (2004) 51
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 87
The Guardian (UK) - 100 Albums that Don't Appear in All Other Top 100 Album Lists (1999) 53
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 10
The Rough Guide - Rock: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
The Wire (UK) - The 100 Most Important Records Ever Made (1992) No Order
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 76
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 74
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 330
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 10
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1979-86 (2010) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) 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 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 85
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 76
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 5
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 21-50
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 88
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 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) 4 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 10
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 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 9
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 5