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All Music Guide Info and Review

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 500 Best Albums Since 1965 16
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 9
Robert Dimery (General Editor) - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2005) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Steve Pond's 50 (+27) Essential Albums of the 70s (1990) 44
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 50 Coolest Records of All Time (2002) 24
Spin (USA) - 15 Most Influental Albums Not By Beatles, Stones, Dylan or Elvis (2003) No Order
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) 2
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
GQ (UK) - The 100 Coolest Albums in the World Right Now! (2005) 5
Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 42
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
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 44
New Musical Express (UK) - 20 Near-as-Damn-It Perfect Initial Efforts (1992) 2
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 10
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 43
New Musical Express (UK) - NME Rock Years, Albums of the Year 1963-99 (2000) No Order
New Musical Express (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 41
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 19
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 4
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1970-1979 (2004) 9
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 7
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 30
The Rough Guide - Rock: 100 Essential CDs (1999) No Order
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 20
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 8
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 21
Dagbladet (Norway) - The Best Albums of the Century (1999) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 3
Schlager (Sweden) - The 30 Best Albums of All Time (1984) 12
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 46
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 83
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 6
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of 1971-1991 (1991) 8
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 18
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) 434
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 36
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 16
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 4
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Epoca (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1988) 72
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 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 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 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 10
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 5 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7.5
End of Year Lists
New Musical Express (UK) - Albums of the Year 3
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 9
Rockerilla (Italy) - Albums of the Year 4


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