Acclaimed Music - Hotel California
The Eagles
Hotel California


All Music Guide Info and Review

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 91
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 22
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 82
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 157
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 48
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Robert Dimery (General Editor) - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2005) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) 37
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 38
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) 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 Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 14
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 11
Guitarist (UK) - The Top 50 Most Influential Guitar Albums of All Time (1994) 37
Mojo (UK) - 70 of the Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, Third Edition (2003) No Order
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 81
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 1
Slitz (Sweden) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1990) 21
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 142
Guitar (Germany) - Top 50 Guitar Albums (1996) No Order
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 45
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 257
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 91
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Discoplay (Spain) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 42
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 66
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 6
List by Japanese Critics - 200 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Epoca (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1988) 34
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Pure Pop (Mexico) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) 13
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
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 B
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) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 3 Stars
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) 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Album of the Year Nominee
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 10
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 24


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