Billy Joel
The Stranger


Parent genres: Pop, Pop Rock, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 55
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 30
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 70
The Recording Academy Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) Winner
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 332
Nicolas Dupuy (France) - The 100 Best Rock Albums (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 77
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 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
Slant (USA) - The 50 Most Essential Pop Albums (2004) 4 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
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) 2 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
End of Year Lists
Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the Year 8


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Iron Butterfly
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The Original Soundtrack
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