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All Music Guide Info and Review

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) 82
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 (1999) 1
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 22
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 500 Best Albums Since 1965 357
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 46
Jim DeRogatis (USA) - The Great Albums No Order
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 39
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 193
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 100 Favorite Records of the 1980s (2002) 18
Rickey Vincent (USA) - Five Star Albums from "FUNK: The MUSIC, the PEOPLE, and the RHYTHM No Order
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2012) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 346
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Spin (USA) - 100 Alternative Albums (1995) 37
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 17
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 7
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 58
The Source (USA) - The 100 Best Rap Albums of All Time (1998) 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) 5
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
Mixmag (UK) - The 100 Best Dance Albums of All Time (1996) 35
Mojo (UK) - The 80 Greatest Albums from the 80s (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
Muzik (UK) - The 50 Most Influental Records of All Time (2003) No Order
New Musical Express (UK) - 20 Near-as-Damn-It Perfect Initial Efforts (1992) 8
New Musical Express (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums + Top 50 by Decade (1993) 19
New Musical Express (UK) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2003) 84
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - In Our Lifetime: Q's 100 Best Albums 1986-94 (1995) No Order
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 20
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1980-2004 (2004) 20
Record Collector (UK) - 10 Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century (2000) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 51
The New Nation (UK) - Top 100 Albums by Black Artists 32
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 49
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 27
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Debut Albums (2006) 53
Vox (UK) - 100 Records that Shook the World (1991) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 64
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 75
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 61
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 80s (1989) 58
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums from the 80s (2003) 45
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 94
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 36
Spex (Germany) - The 100 Albums of the Century (1999) 5
Tempo (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums from the 80's (1989) 20
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 103
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - The 100 Best Albums 1986-1996 (1996) 18
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Rock&Folk (France) - The 250 Best Albums from 1966-1991 (1991) No Order
Rock&Folk (France) - The 300 Best Albums from 1965-1995 (1995) No Order
Technikart (France) - 50 Albums from the Last 10 Years (1997) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Dance de Lux (Spain) - The 25 Best Hip-Hop Records (2001) 2
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (1990) 15
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 200 Best Albums of All Time (2002) 118
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 21
Blow Up (Italy) - 600 Essential Albums (2005) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 100 Best Albums by Decade (2002) 1-20
Velvet (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 80s (1990) No Order
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
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) 4 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 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 9
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) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1993-1997) GOLD
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7.5
End of Year Lists
LA Times (USA) - Albums of the Year 6
Rolling Stone (USA) - Albums of the Year 5
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
Face (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Melody Maker (UK) - Albums of the Year 10
New Musical Express (UK) - Albums of the Year 1
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 4
HUMO (Belgium) - Albums of the Year 12
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 8
Musik Express/Sounds (Germany) - Albums of the Year 21
Spex (Germany) - Albums of the Year 1
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 2


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1992
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1998
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1999
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1988
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1989
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1986
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