Paul Simon
Graceland


Parent genres: Pop, 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
Barnes & Noble.com (USA) - The Best Music of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2011) 24
Bill Shapiro (USA) - The Top 100 Rock Compact Discs (1991) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 60
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 80
Edna Gundersen, USA Today (USA) - Top 40 Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 18
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 8
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Greatest CDs of All Time (1993) 4
Jim Farber, NY Daily News (USA) - The 10 Best Albums of the 1980s (2014) 9
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 38
LA Times (USA) - The Top 10 Albums of the 1980s (1989) 3
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, the Album of the Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 7
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 80's (2003) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 85
Popblerd/bLISTerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s (2012) 23
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 17
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 5
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 71
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the Last 20 Years (1987) 56
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 19
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 107
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) 71
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 80s, by Year (2006) 4
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 84
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) 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 80s (2006) No Order
Eagle Rock (UK/USA) - Classic Albums TV Series (1997-2002) No Order
Geoff Brown et al (UK) - 25 Albums That Rocked the World (2008) No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 14
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 124
NME UK) - Nominations For the Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) No Order
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 39
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) 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 Guardian (UK) - My Favourite Album Series (2011) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 69
The Rough Guide - World: 100 Essential CDs (2000) No Order
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 38
Vox (UK) - 100 Records that Shook the World (1991) No Order
Eggen & Kartvedt (Norway) - The Guide to the 100 Important Rock Albums (1999) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Soundi (Finland) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1995) 58
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 32
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 19
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums from the 80s (2003) 20
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 119
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 46
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 36
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Albums of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 39
Best (France) - Top 50 Albums of the 80s (1990) 15
Crossroads (France) - 120 Essential Albums from 1979-86 (2010) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 18
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) 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) - The Best Albums of All Time (1993) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 57
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of 1980-86 (1987) 35
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 34
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 35
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 35
Rolling Stone (Australia) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80s (1990) 5
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Buscadero (Italy) - The 120 Best Albums of the 1980s (1989) No Order
Epoca (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1988) 86
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 21-50
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Rockstar (Italy) - The 100 Albums of the 80s (1989) 48
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 73
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 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 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 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 5 Stars
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) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 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
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Album of the Year Winner
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 2
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 6
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
fRoots (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 2
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 1
Tip (Germany) - Albums of the Year 2
Best (France) - Albums of the Year 9


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