Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin IV

Genres: Hard Rock

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
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 2
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 13
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 6
David Keenan, Sunday Herald (USA) - The 103 Best Albums Ever, Honest (2001) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 79
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 276
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 41
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Albums (1979) No Order
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 16
MaverickTimes (Canada) - Great Albums of the 20th Century No Order
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 6
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 29
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 70's (2003) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 7
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 1
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rod Underhill (USA) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (2003) 33
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 69
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 47
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 174
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) 19
The Sun (Canada) - The Best Albums from 1971 to 2000 (2001) No Order
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 9
Trouser (USA) - The Best Albums from 1970-79 (1980) No Order
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
WOEBOT (Matthew Ingram, USA) - The 100 Greatest Records Ever (2005) 23
Wave Magazine (USA) - 20 Most Important Albums of All Time (2004) 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 British Rock Albums Ever (2006) 1
Classic Rock (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time (2001) 1
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Geoff Brown et al (UK) - 25 Albums That Rocked the World (2008) No Order
Guitarist (UK) - 101 Essential Guitar Albums (2000) 11
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 38
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 87
Kerrang (UK) - 100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1998) 4
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time (1989) 3
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 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 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 99
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 20
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - 101 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2014) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1974) 35
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 56
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 97
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 106
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 45
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 26
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 13
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1970-1979 (2004) 4
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 1
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 89
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 48
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 18
Zig Zag (UK) - Gillett & Frith's 100 Essential Rock Albums (1975) No Order
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 44
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Expressen (Sweden) - The 100 Best Records Ever (1999) 61
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 3
Slitz (Sweden) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1990) 29
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 24
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 55
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 70s (1979) 28
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
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 46
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Max Magazine (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 23
Rock Hard (Germany) - Top 300 Albums (2001) 68
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 357
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 66
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1970s (2009) 14
Uwe Schutte (Germany) - Basis-Diskothek Rock und Pop (2004 and 2011) No Order
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 10
Crossroads (France) - 108 Essential Albums from 1969-72 (2009) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 14
Florent Mazzolenni (France) - Introduction to an Ideal Rock Discography (2005) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 31
MUZIQ (France) - 200 Records for a Dream Collection (2007) No Order
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - Rock'n'Roll: La Discotèque Idéale (2005) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Juan Vitoria (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (1993) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 59
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 132
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 16
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 15
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 9
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The 200 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1998) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 1-20
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Jerzy Skarzynski (Poland) - Unforgettable Albums in Rock History (2004) No Order
Tylko Rock (Poland) - 100 Albums that Shook Polish Rock (1999) 13
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
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 A
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 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
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) GOLD
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) 7


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