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Parent genres: Pop, Rock



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 7
College Music Journal (USA) - Top 25 College Radio Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 5
Frank Moriarty (USA) - Seventies Rock: Top Albums of the Seventies (2003) No Order
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 40
Out (USA) - The 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums (2008) 37
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 69
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2004) 76
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 49
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - 50 Essential Female Albums (2002) 6
Rolling Stone (USA) - Steve Pond's 50 (+27) Essential Albums of the 70s (1990) 35
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 50 Coolest Records of All Time (2002) 6
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 140
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Women Who Rock: 50 Greatest Albums (2012) 8
SheWired (USA) - The 100 Greatest Lesbian Albums of All Time (2011) 83
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 20
Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields) - The Best Recordings from 1900 to 1999 No Order
Stylus (USA) - Top 101-200 Albums of All time (2004) 163
The Sun (Canada) - The Best Albums from 1971 to 2000 (2001) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 4
Trouser (USA) - The Best Albums from 1970-79 (1980) 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
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 88
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 67
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 52
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 45
NME (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 18
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 16
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 64
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 60
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 101
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 2
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 95
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 70s (1979) 29
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
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 100 Masterpieces (1993) 95
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 192
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 10
Crossroads (France) - 109 Essential Albums from 1976-78 (2009) No Order
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 276
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
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 47
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 62
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) 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 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) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4.5 Stars
Slant (USA) - The 50 Most Essential Pop Albums (2004) 4.5 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 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) 3 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) 6.5
End of Year Lists
Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the Year 4
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 7
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 14


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