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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 71
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 (1999) 2
Exposure (Canada) - 50 Greatest Albums not to make the Greatest Albums lists (2005) 34
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 69
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 470
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 84
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 102
The Source (USA) - The 100 Best Rap Albums of All Time (1998) No Order
XXL (USA) - 40 Years of Hip-Hop: Top 5 Albums by Year (2014) No Order
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 49
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 75
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 11
Dance de Lux (Spain) - The 25 Best Hip-Hop Records (2001) 14
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 36
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 301
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 69
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade B+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 4 Stars
Spin's Book of Alternative Albums, Ratings 1-10 (USA, 1995) 9
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 7
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 3 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
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 37
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 14
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 34
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 7


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