The Who
Tommy

Genres: Rock Opera

Parent genres: Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Allan Kozinn, AVGuide (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Albums of the Century (2000) No Order
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 84
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 5
Gary Pig Gold (Canada) - The 40 Most Influental Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 78
Paste (USA) - The 60 Best Albums of the 1960s (2012) 23
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 32
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 60's (2003) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 55
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Robert Santelli - Sixties Rock: The 25 Best Albums of the 60s (1985) 8
Rod Underhill (USA) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (2003) 54
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 96
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
The Recording Academy Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) Winner
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 86
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 90
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
John Tobler (UK) - 100 Great Albums of the Sixties (1994) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1974) 16
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1954-1969 (2004) 9
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
Zig Zag (UK) - Gillett & Frith's 100 Essential Rock Albums (1975) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 142
Pophandboek (Netherlands) - Errit Petersma's Top 20 Albums from the 60s (1970) 1
Pophandboek (Netherlands) - Henk Bergsma's Top 20 Albums from the 60s (1970) 2
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 40
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 69
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 234
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 148
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1960s (2009) 39
Crossroads (France) - 108 Essential Albums from 1969-72 (2009) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 310
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 10
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
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 38
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 71
Buscadero (Italy) - The Best Albums from the 1950s to the 1980s (1990) No Order
Ciao2001 (Italy) - Top Albums of All Time (1972) No Order
Epoca (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1988) 59
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 4 Stars
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 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8


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