Neil Young
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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Bill Shapiro (USA) - The Top 100 Rock Compact Discs (1991) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 145
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 85
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2015) No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
Slitz (Sweden) - 3 National and 3 Foreign Albums by Year 1980-94 (1995) No Order
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 15
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 41
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 244
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 101
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 49
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 187
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 85
Buscadero (Italy) - The 120 Best Albums of the 1980s (1989) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 51-100
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 3.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
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
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 7
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) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
LA Times (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 2
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 2
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 5
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 19
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 32
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Albums of the Year 1
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 6
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 2
Musikexpress/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 4