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1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles


2. Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys


3. Revolver, The Beatles


4. Highway 61 Revisited, Bob Dylan


5. Rubber Soul, The Beatles


6. What's Going On, Marvin Gaye


7. Exile on Main Street, The Rolling Stones


8. London Calling, The Clash


9. Blonde on Blonde, Bob Dylan


10. The Beatles ("The White Album"), The Beatles


11. The Sun Sessions, Elvis Presley


12. Kind of Blue, Miles Davis


13. Velvet Underground and Nico, The Velvet Underground


14. Abbey Road, The Beatles


15. Are You Experienced?, The Jimi Hendrix Experience


16. Blood on the Tracks, Bob Dylan


17. Nevermind, Nirvana


18. Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen


19. Astral Weeks, Van Morrison


20. Thriller, Michael Jackson


21. The Great Twenty-Eight, Chuck Berry


22. Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon


23. Innervisions, Stevie Wonder


24. Live at the Apollo (1963), James Brown


25. Rumours, Fleetwood Mac


26. The Joshua Tree, U2


27. King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. 1, Robert Johnson


28. Who's Next, The Who


29. Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin


30. Blue, Joni Mitchell


31. Bringing It All Back Home, Bob Dylan


32. Let It Bleed, The Rolling Stones


33. Ramones, Ramones


34. Music From Big Pink, The Band


35. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, David Bowie


36. Tapestry, Carole King


37. Hotel California, The Eagles


38. The Anthology, 1947 - 1972, Muddy Waters


39. Please Please Me, The Beatles


40. Forever Changes, Love


41. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, The Sex Pistols


42. The Doors, The Doors


43. The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd


44. Horses, Patti Smith


45. The Band, The Band


46. Legend, Bob Marley and the Wailers


47. A Love Supreme, John Coltrane


48. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, Public Enemy


49. At Fillmore East, The Allman Brothers Band


50. Here's Little Richard, Little Richard



51. Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Simon and Garfunkel


52. Greatest Hits, Al Green


53. The Birth of Soul: The Complete Atlantic Rhythm and Blues Recordings, 1952 - 1959, Ray Charles


54. Electric Ladyland, The Jimi Hendrix Experience


55. Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley


56. Songs in the Key of Life, Stevie Wonder


57. Beggars Banquet, The Rolling Stones


58. Trout Mask Replica, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band


59. Meet the Beatles, The Beatles


60. Greatest Hits, Sly and the Family Stone


61. Appetite for Destruction, Guns n' Roses


62. Achtung Baby, U2


63. Sticky Fingers, The Rolling Stones


64. Phil Spector, Back to Mono (1958 - 1969), Various Artists


65. Moondance, Van Morrison


66. Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin


67. The Stranger, Billy Joel


68. Off the Wall, Michael Jackson


69. Superfly, Curtis Mayfield


70. Physical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin


71. After the Gold Rush, Neil Young


72. Purple Rain, Prince


73. Back in Black, AC/DC


74. Otis Blue, Otis Redding


75. Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin


76. Imagine, John Lennon


77. The Clash, The Clash


78. Harvest, Neil Young


79. Star Time, James Brown


80. Odessey and Oracle, The Zombies


81. Graceland, Paul Simon


82. Axis: Bold as Love, The Jimi Hendrix Experience


83. I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, Aretha Franklin


84. Lady Soul, Aretha Franklin


85. Born in the U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen


86. Let It Be, The Beatles


87. The Wall, Pink Floyd


88. At Folsom Prison, Johnny Cash


89. Dusty in Memphis, Dusty Springfield


90. Talking Book, Stevie Wonder


91. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John


92. 20 Golden Greats, Buddy Holly


93. Sign 'o' the Times, Prince


94. Bitches Brew, Miles Davis


95. Green River, Creedence Clearwater Revival


96. Tommy, The Who


97. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan


98. This Year's Model, Elvis Costello


99. There's a Riot Goin' On, Sly and the Family Stone


100. In the Wee Small Hours, Frank Sinatra


101. Fresh Cream, Cream

102. Giant Steps, John Coltrane


103. Sweet Baby James, James Taylor


104. Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Ray Charles


105. Rocket to Russia, Ramones


106. Portrait of a Legend 1951 - 1964, Sam Cooke


107. Hunky Dory, David Bowie


108. Aftermath, The Rolling Stones


109. Loaded, The Velvet Underground


110. The Bends, Radiohead


111. Court and Spark, Joni Mitchell


112. Disraeli Gears, Cream


113. The Who Sell Out, The Who


114. Out of Our Heads, The Rolling Stones


115. Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, Derek and the Dominos


116. At Last, Etta James


117. Sweetheart of the Rodeo, The Byrds


118. Stand!, Sly and the Family Stone


119. The Harder They Come Original Soundtrack, Various Artists


120. Raising Hell, Run-DMC


121. Moby Grape, Moby Grape


122. Pearl, Janis Joplin


123. Catch a Fire, Bob Marley and the Wailers


124. Younger Than Yesterday, The Byrds


125. Raw Power, The Stooges


126. Remain in Light, Talking Heads


127. If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears, The Mamas and the Papas


128. Marquee Moon, Television


129. 40 Greatest Hits, Hank Williams


130. Paranoid, Black Sabbath


131. Saturday Night Fever Original Soundtrack, Various Artists


132. The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle, Bruce Springsteen


133. Ready to Die, The Notorious B.I.G.


134. Slanted and Enchanted, Pavement


135. Greatest Hits, Elton John


136. Tim, The Replacements


137. The Chronic, Dr. Dre


138. Rejuvenation, The Meters


139. All That You Can't Leave Behind, U2


140. Parallel Lines, Blondie


141. Live at the Regal, B.B. King


142. Phil Spector, A Christmas Gift for You, Various Artists


143. Gris-Gris, Dr. John


144. Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A


145. Aja, Steely Dan


146. Surrealistic Pillow, Jefferson Airplane


147. Dreams to Remember: The Otis Redding Anthology, Otis Redding


148. Deja Vu, Crosby Stills Nash and Young


149. Houses of the Holy, Led Zeppelin


150. Santana, Santana


151. Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen


152. The B-52's, The B-52's


153. Moanin' in the Moonlight, Howlin' Wolf


154. The Low End Theory, A Tribe Called Quest


155. Pretenders, The Pretenders


156. Paul's Boutique, Beastie Boys


157. Closer, Joy Division


158. Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, Elton John


159. Alive, Kiss


160. Electric Warrior, T. Rex


161. The Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding


162. OK Computer, Radiohead


163. 1999, Prince


164. Heart Like a Wheel, Linda Ronstadt


165. Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye


166. Imperial Bedroom, Elvis Costello


167. Master of Puppets, Metallica


168. My Aim Is True, Elvis Costello


169. Exodus, Bob Marley


170. Live at Leeds, The Who


171. The Notorious Byrd Brothers, The Byrds


172. Every Picture Tells a Story, Rod Stewart


173. Something/Anything?, Todd Rundgren


174. Desire, Bob Dylan


175. Close to You, The Carpenters


176. Rocks, Aerosmith


177. One Nation Under a Groove, Parliament/Funkadelic


178. Greatest Hits, The Byrds


179. The Anthology 1961 - 1977, Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions


180. The Definitive Collection, Abba


181. The Rolling Stones, Now!, The Rolling Stones


182. Natty Dread, Bob Marley and the Wailers


183. Fleetwood Mac, Fleetwood Mac


184. Red Headed Stranger, Willie Nelson


185. The Stooges, The Stooges


186. Fresh, Sly and the Family Stone


187. So, Peter Gabriel


188. Buffalo Springfield Again, Buffalo Springfield


189. Happy Trails, Quicksilver Messenger Service


190. From Elvis in Memphis, Elvis Presley


191. Funhouse, The Stooges


192. The Gilded Palace of Sin, The Flying Burrito Brothers


193. Dookie, Green Day


194. Transformer, Lou Reed


195. Bluesbreakers, John Mayall With Eric Clapton


196. Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965 - 1968, Various Artists


197. Murmur, R.E.M.


198. The Best of, Little Walter


199. Highway to Hell, AC/DC


200. The Downward Spiral, Nine Inch Nails


201. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, Simon and Garfunkel

202. Bad, Michael Jackson


203. Wheels of Fire, Cream


204. Dirty Mind, Prince


205. Abraxas, Santana


206. Tea for the Tillerman, Cat Stevens


207. Ten, Pearl Jam


208. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, Neil Young With Crazy Horse


209. Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd


210. Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain, Pavement


211. Tattoo You, The Rolling Stones


212. Proud Mary: The Best of Ike and Tina Turner, Ike and Tina Turner


213. New York Dolls, New York Dolls


214. Bo Diddley/Go Bo Diddley, Bo Diddley


215. Two Steps From the Blues, Bobby Bland


216. The Queen Is Dead, The Smiths


217. Licensed to Ill, Beastie Boys


218. Look-Ka Py Py, The Meters


219. Loveless, My Bloody Valentine


220. New Orleans Piano, Professor Longhair


221. War, U2


222. The Neil Diamond Collection, Neil Diamond


223. Howlin' Wolf, Howlin' Wolf


224. Nebraska, Bruce Springsteen


225. The Complete Hank Williams, Hank Williams


226. Doolittle, Pixies


227. Paid in Full, Eric B. and Rakim


228. Toys in the Attic, Aerosmith


229. Nick of Time, Bonnie Raitt


230. A Night at the Opera, Queen


231. The Kink Kronikles, The Kinks


232. Mr. Tambourine Man, The Byrds


233. Bookends, Simon and Garfunkel


234. The Ultimate Collection, Patsy Cline


235. Mr. Excitement!, Jackie Wilson


236. The Who Sings My Generation, The Who


237. Like a Prayer, Madonna


238. Can't Buy a Thrill, Steely Dan


239. Let It Be, The Replacements


240. Run-DMC, Run-DMC


241. Black Sabbath, Black Sabbath


242. The Jerry Lee Lewis Anthology: All Killer No Filler!, Jerry Lee Lewis


243. Freak Out!, The Mothers of Invention


244. Live Dead, Grateful Dead


245. Bryter Layter, Nick Drake


246. The Shape of Jazz to Come, Ornette Coleman


247. Automatic for the People, R.E.M.


248. Reasonable Doubt, Jay-Z


249. Low, David Bowie


250. The River, Bruce Springsteen


251. The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul, Otis Redding


252. Metallica, Metallica


253. Trans-Europe Express, Kraftwerk


254. Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston


255. The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society, The Kinks


256. The Velvet Rope, Janet Jackson


257. Stardust, Willie Nelson


258. American Beauty, Grateful Dead


259. Crosby Stills and Nash, Crosby Stills and Nash


260. Buena Vista Social Club , Buena Vista Social Club


261. Tracy Chapman, Tracy Chapman


262. Workingman's Dead, Grateful Dead


263. The Genius of Ray Charles, Ray Charles


264. Child Is Father to the Man, Blood, Sweat and Tears


265. Cosmo's Factory, Creedence Clearwater Revival


266. Quadrophenia, The Who


267. There Goes Rhymin' Simon, Paul Simon


268. Psycho Candy, The Jesus and Mary Chain


269. Some Girls, The Rolling Stones


270. The Beach Boys Today!, The Beach Boys


271. Going to a Go-Go, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles


272. Nightbirds, Labelle


273. The Slim Shady LP, Eminem


274. Mothership Connection, Parliament


275. Rhythm Nation 1814, Janet Jackson


276. Anthology of American Folk Music, Harry Smith, ed.


277. Aladdin Sane, David Bowie


278. The Immaculate Collection, Madonna


279. My Life, Mary J. Blige


280. Folk Singer, Muddy Waters


281. Can't Get Enough, Barry White


282. The Cars, The Cars


283. Five Leaves Left, Nick Drake


284. Music of My Mind, Stevie Wonder


285. I'm Still in Love With You, Al Green


286. Los Angeles, X


287. Anthem of the Sun, Grateful Dead


288. Something Else by the Kinks, The Kinks


289. Call Me, Al Green


290. Talking Heads: 77, Talking Heads


291. The Basement Tapes, Bob Dylan and the Band


292. White Light / White Heat, The Velvet Underground


293. Greatest Hits, Simon and Garfunkel


294. Kick Out the Jams, MC5


295. Meat Is Murder, The Smiths


296. We're Only In It For the Money, The Mothers of Invention


297. Weezer (Blue Album), Weezer


298. Master of Reality, Black Sabbath


299. Coat of Many Colors, Dolly Parton


300. Fear of a Black Planet, Public Enemy


301. John Wesley Harding, Bob Dylan

302. The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem


303. Grace, Jeff Buckley


304. Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, Lucinda Williams


305. Odelay, Beck


306. Songs for Swingin' Lovers, Frank Sinatra


307. Avalon, Roxy Music


308. The Sun Records Collection, Various Artists


309. Nothing's Shocking, Jane's Addiction


310. BloodSugarSexMagik, Red Hot Chili Peppers


311. MTV Unplugged in New York, Nirvana


312. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill


313. Damn the Torpedoes, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers


314. The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground


315. Surfer Rosa, Pixies


316. Rock Steady, No Doubt


317. The Eminem Show, Eminem


318. Back Stabbers, The O'Jays


319. Burnin', Bob Marley and the Wailers


320. Pink Moon, Nick Drake


321. Sail Away, Randy Newman


322. Ghost in the Machine, The Police


323. Station to Station, David Bowie


324. The Very Best of Linda Ronstadt, Linda Ronstadt


325. Slowhand, Eric Clapton


326. Disintegration, The Cure


327. Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette


328. Exile in Guyville, Liz Phair


329. Daydream Nation, Sonic Youth


330. In the Jungle Groove, James Brown


331. Tonight's the Night, Neil Young


332. Help!, The Beatles


333. Shoot Out the Lights, Richard and Linda Thompson


334. Wild Gift, X


335. Squeezing Out Sparks, Graham Parker


336. Superunknown, Soundgarden


337. Aqualung, Jethro Tull


338. Cheap Thrills, Big Brother and the Holding Company


339. The Heart of Saturday Night, Tom Waits


340. Damaged, Black Flag


341. Play, Moby


342. Violator, Depeche Mode


343. Bat Out of Hell, Meat Loaf


344. Berlin, Lou Reed


345. Stop Making Sense, Talking Heads


346. 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul


347. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, Pink Floyd


348. At Newport 1960, Muddy Waters


349. Roger the Engineer (a.k.a. Over Under Sideways Down), The Yardbirds


350. Rust Never Sleeps, Neil Young and Crazy Horse


351. Brothers in Arms, Dire Straits


352. 52nd Street, Billy Joel


353. Having a Rave Up With the Yardbirds, The Yardbirds


354. 12 Songs, Randy Newman


355. Between the Buttons, The Rolling Stones


356. Sketches of Spain, Miles Davis


357. Honky Chateau, Elton John


358. Singles Going Steady, Buzzcocks


359. Stankonia, Outkast


360. Siamese Dream, The Smashing Pumpkins


361. Substance, New Order


362. L.A. Woman, The Doors


363. Ray of Light, Madonna


364. American Recordings, Johnny Cash


365. Louder Than Bombs, The Smiths


366. Mott, Mott the Hoople


367. Is This It, The Strokes


368. Rage Against the Machine, Rage Against the Machine


369. Reggatta de Blanc, The Police


370. Volunteers, Jefferson Airplane


371. Siren, Roxy Music


372. Late for the Sky, Jackson Browne


373. Post, Bjork


374. The Eagles, The Eagles


375. The Ultimate Collection (1948 - 1990), John Lee Hooker


376. (What's the Story) Morning Glory?, Oasis


377. CrazySexyCool, TLC


378. Funky Kingston, Toots and the Maytals


379. Greetings from Asbury Park, Bruce Springsteen


380. Sunflower, The Beach Boys


381. Modern Lovers, Modern Lovers


382. More Songs About Buildings and Food, Talking Heads


383. A Quick One (Happy Jack), The Who


384. Pyromania, Def Leppard


385. Pretzel Logic, Steely Dan


386. Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, Wu-Tang Clan


387. Country Life, Roxy Music


388. A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles


389. The End of the Innocence, Don Henley


390. Elephant, The White Stripes


391. The Pretender, Jackson Browne


392. Willy and the Poor Boys, Creedence Clearwater Revival


393. Good Old Boys, Randy Newman


394. For Your Pleasure, Roxy Music


395. Blue Lines, Massive Attack


396. Eliminator, ZZ Top


397. Rain Dogs, Tom Waits


398. Anthology, The Temptations


399. Californication, Red Hot Chili Peppers


400. Illmatic, Nas


401. (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd), Lynyrd Skynyrd

402. Dr. John's Gumbo, Dr. John


403. Radio City, Big Star


404. Sandinista!, The Clash


405. Rid of Me, PJ Harvey


406. I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got, Sinead O' Connor


407. Strange Days, The Doors


408. Time Out of Mind, Bob Dylan


409. 461 Ocean Boulevard, Eric Clapton


410. Pink Flag, Wire


411. Double Nickels on the Dime, Minutemen


412. Mezzanine, Massive Attack


413. Beauty and the Beat, Go-Go's


414. Greatest Hits, James Brown


415. Van Halen , Van Halen


416. Mule Variations, Tom Waits


417. Boy, U2


418. Band on the Run, Wings


419. Dummy, Portishead


420. With the Beatles, The Beatles


421. The "Chirping" Crickets, Buddy Holly and the Crickets


422. The Best of the Girl Groups, Volumes 1 and 2 , Various Artists


423. Greatest Hits, The Mamas and the Papas


424. King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. 2, Robert Johnson


425. Changesone, David Bowie


426. The Battle of Los Angeles, Rage Against the Machine


427. Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica, The Ronettes


428. Kid A, Radiohead


429. Grievous Angel, Gram Parsons


430. At Budokan, Cheap Trick


431. Anthology, Diana Ross and the Supremes


432. Sleepless, Peter Wolf


433. Another Green World, Brian Eno


434. Outlandos D'Amour, The Police


435. To Bring You My Love, PJ Harvey


436. Here Come the Warm Jets, Brian Eno


437. All Things Must Pass, George Harrison


438. #1 Record, Big Star


439. In Utero, Nirvana


440. Sea Change, Beck


441. Tragic Kingdom, No Doubt


442. Boys Don't Cry, The Cure


443. Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963, Sam Cooke


444. Criminal Minded, Boogie Down Productions


445. Rum Sodomy and the Lash, The Pogues


446. Suicide, Suicide


447. Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!, Devo


448. In Color, Cheap Trick


449. The World Is a Ghetto, War


450. Fly Like an Eagle, Steve Miller Band


451. Back in the USA, MC5


452. Music, Madonna


453. Ritual de lo Habitual, Jane's Addiction


454. Getz/Gilberto, Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto Featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim


455. Synchronicity, The Police


456. Third/Sister Lovers, Big Star


457. For Everyman, Jackson Browne


458. John Prine, John Prine


459. Strictly Business, EPMD


460. Love It to Death, Alice Cooper


461. How Will the Wolf Survive?, Los Lobos


462. Here, My Dear, Marvin Gaye


463. Tumbleweed Connection, Elton John


464. The Blueprint, Jay-Z


465. Golden Hits, The Drifters


466. Live Through This, Hole


467. Love and Theft, Bob Dylan


468. Elton John, Elton John


469. Metal Box, Public Image Ltd.


470. Document, R.E.M.


471. Heaven Up Here, Echo and the Bunnymen


472. Hysteria, Def Leppard


473. A Rush of Blood to the Head, Coldplay


474. Live in Europe, Otis Redding


475. Tunnel of Love, Bruce Springsteen


476. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band


477. The Score, Fugees


478. Radio, LL Cool J


479. I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Richard and Linda Thompson


480. Faith, George Michael


481. The Smiths, The Smiths


482. Armed Forces, Elvis Costello and the Attractions


483. Life After Death, The Notorious B.I.G.


484. Branded Man, Merle Haggard


485. All Time Greatest Hits, Loretta Lynn


486. Maggot Brain, Funkadelic


487. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, The Smashing Pumpkins


488. Voodoo, D'Angelo


489. Guitar Town, Steve Earle


490. Entertainment!, Gang of Four


491. All the Young Dudes, Mott the Hoople


492. Vitalogy, Pearl Jam


493. That's the Way of the World, Earth, Wind and Fire


494. She's So Unusual, Cyndi Lauper


495. New Day Rising, Husker Du


496. Destroyer, Kiss


497. Yo! Bum Rush the Show, Public Enemy


498. Tres Hombres, ZZ Top


499. Born Under a Bad Sign, Albert King


500. Touch, Eurythmics




I actually thought that was a pretty damn good list. I was also pretty psyched to see Tim (by the Replacements) on the list.

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No Violent Femmes self titled album, that's a shame.


Innervisions beat out Songs in the Key of Life, that's a surprise.


No Tool, not even Aenima?


No Alice In Chains! That's fucking criminal! This list needs Dirt!


Both Zappa album are with his first band, the Mothers Of Invention. Would have liked to see Apostrophe or Sheik Yebouti, but no big deal.


No Rush, not even Moving Pictures, or Deep Purple, not even Machine Head.


White Zombie's Astro Creep oughta be here, that album defined the direction metal took in the ninities, like Paranoid did for the sevenities.


I could go on, but why bother, I could find flaws in any list. The Violent Femmes thing does get me though.

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First, I must assume that this is in no particular order? It doesn't make any sense, and at NO time could I say "Oh yeah, that one was WAY better than this one!" If anything, the further down the list I went, the more good shit I found.


Secondly, why didn't they just make more space by saying 1. Everything the Beatles EVER did. and 2.) Everything Bob Dylan ever did.


Granted, I love both, and they put out a lot of kick ass albums, but Rolling Stone has seriously listed almost everything they have ever done, and it if they ARE going in order of greatness--well an album isn't "good" simply because it's by The Beatles. Get what I'm saying?



Next issue, KRAFTWERK was never good. DIFFERENT, yes, but NEVER good. I'm glad it opened the doors to techno and electronic music, that's very cool, but it doesn't make their album cool. Kraftwerk sounds like toy robots, and that's about it.


Madonna--her Music album sucked. And Ray of Light was mediocre. I think I liked the title track because a bunch of us used to do bad things and cruise around NYC listening to it at top volume--good times--bad hangover, and the rest of the album always made us wish we'd just bought the single.


Eminem--his second 2 albums were phenomenal. The first one...not. And it shouldn't be on this list. The first one had one pop hit, and the rest of the album was just stuff that makes people laugh. The second album has a lot of great sounds, a lot of heart, and a lot of angst--a good combo for music. The third album, well he just goes above and beyond lyrically. It kicked ass. The first one kicked no ass--just good for marketing.


NO VIOLENT FEMMES?!?!?! I'm with all the rest of you on this one! Shit man, it's pretty distressing when their greatest hits can't get any love...


Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash--2track, you'll probably be the only one who knows what I'm talking about here, but I think they only knew one Pogues album title. Honestly, "If I Should Fall From Grace..." was a WAY better album. I mean yeah, RS and L has "Sick Bed..." "Old Main..." "Sally Mclennane" "Dirty Old Town" "Waltzing Matilda" and "Man you Don't Meet..."


I don't think it compare with "If I Should Fall..." I mean that has it's title track, "Bottle of Smoke" "Turkish Song..." lets not forget "Fairlytale..." "Thousands..." "Fiesta" "Birmingham Six" "Broad MAjestic..."

In essence EVERY SONG on Grace, is good, Rum, Sodomy, well there's a few that I skip sometimes y'know?

Also, Poguetry in Motion should have been there, and maybe Peace and Love too. But there should have been three out of those 4 on the list. My original theory holds: They only knew the name of one album. :D


Pleasntly surprised to see The Smiths--but I think Louder Than Bombs is way better than Meat is Murder.


Fuck Coldplay.


Fuck U2 "All that you Can't leave behind" That album has been nothing but annoying since it came out.


Anyway, I could pick it apart forever--such is the nature of stuff like this--but those are my major grievances, so I giess I'll shut up now :D

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I always assume lists like this are basically kidding. Miles' "Kind of Blue" so high up is good. Nas' "Illmatic" at 400 = retarded, its gettin the pity vote like a lot of groundbreaking hip-hop is getting on this list, with "The Stripes" or mediocre R&B placed much higher above...this list was by a white guy who went "shit, im at 480, name some famous black people!"

Violent Femmes are fun but i didnt think it was revolutionary - compared to what i scanned through here, i dont see how its the biggest travesty of the list. Neither is a lack of more pogs.

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Yeah, "If I Should Fall From Grace with God" is definitly the best Pogues record. The title track alone could turn a piece of piss record into a classic - but thankfully it's great from start to finish.


I have a beef with the fact the only Ramones' L.P.s on it are the self-titled first one and "Rocket to Russia". Yeah, they kinda topped the suck-o-meter on later releases, but "Leave Home" and "End of The Century" shoulda gotten some respect. Then again, "End of The Century" has gotten mocked for years for some reason that I'll never understand. Phil Spector forever!

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