The Clash
The Clash

Genres: Punk 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
Bill Shapiro (USA) - The Top 100 Rock Compact Discs (1991) No Order
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) 91
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (Updated 2015) 100
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Albums (1979) No Order
Joe S. Harrington, Blastitude (USA) - The All-Time Top 100 Albums (2001) 28
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 105
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 22
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 24
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 31
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 44
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 72
Robert Christgau (USA) - Personal 40 Best Albums from the '70s (1979) 1
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Steve Pond's 50 (+27) Essential Albums of the 70s (1990) 13
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 12
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 81
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 27
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 26
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 147
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 27
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 1
Trouser (USA) - The Best Albums from 1970-79 (1980) 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) 19
Classic Rock (UK) - The 150 Greatest Debut Albums Ever (2010) 1
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Geoff Brown et al (UK) - 25 Albums That Rocked the World (2008) No Order
Kerrang (UK) - The 100 Greatest Rock Albums (2006) 95
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 77
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 58
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) - 20 Near-as-Damn-It Perfect Initial Efforts (1992) 9
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1985) 4
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 13
NME (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006) 59
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 61
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 79
No Ripcord (UK) - Top 100 Debut Albums (2011) 5
Q (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2000) 48
Q (UK) - The 50 (+50) Best British Albums Ever (2004) 51
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 39
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1986) 1
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Anarchist (UK) - The 33 Best Albums Ever (1997) 14
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 34
The Observer (UK) - The 100 Greatest British Albums (2004) 13
The Wire (UK) - The 100 Most Important Records Ever Made (1992) No Order
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 9
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 24
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 6
Vox (UK) - 100 Records that Shook the World (1991) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 10
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 43
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 26
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 14
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 40
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums 1969-2009 (2009) 96
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Debut Albums (2006) 1
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 34
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 39
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 6
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - Rock'n'Roll: La Discotèque Idéale (2005) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Telerama (France) - 50 LPs in the History of Rock (2004) 43
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 44
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 8
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 83
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 38
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 51-100
Viceversa (Italy) - 100 Rock Albums (1996) 30
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4 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) 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) 10
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) 4 Stars
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) 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 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 8
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 3
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 7
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 20


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