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All Music Guide Info and Review

Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
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) 13
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - The 100 Greatest American Albums of All time (2002) 37
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 100 Albums Ever (2010) 89
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 25 Greatest Albums by Year 1980-98 (1999) 2
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums (2013) 72
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The 100 Best Albums from 1983 to 2008 (2008) 43
Fast 'n' Bulbous (USA) - The 500 Best Albums Since 1965 88
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 39
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
KCPR DJs (USA) - Top 100 Records from the 80s (2002) 92
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 98
Paste (USA) - The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 13
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) 3
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 50 Coolest Records of All Time (2002) 5
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 156
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1980s (2012) 5
Spin (USA) - The 125 Best Albums of the Past 25 Years (2010) 14
Spin (USA) - Top 100 (+5) Albums of the Last 20 Years (2005) 12
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 78
The Source (USA) - The 100 Best Rap Albums of All Time (1998) No Order
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) 74
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Wave Magazine (USA) - 20 Most Important Albums of All Time (2004) 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
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
Melody Maker (UK) - All Time Top 100 Albums (2000) 29
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) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 32
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Tor Milde (Norway) - The 100 Best Pop and Rock Albums of All Time (2004) 42
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 71
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1980s (2009) 26
FNAC (France) - The 1000 Best Albums of All Time (2008) 435
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
MUZIQ (France) - 200 Records for a Dream Collection (2007) No Order
Dance de Lux (Spain) - The 25 Best Hip-Hop Records (2001) 9
Cameron Adams (Australia) - 100 Must Have Albums (2013) No Order
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) No Order
BigO (Singapore) - The 100 Best Albums from 1975 to 1995 (1995) 61
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Screenagers (Poland) - Top 100 Albums of the 80s (2006) 50
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 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) 10
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 7
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) 2 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 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 12
New Musical Express (UK) - Albums of the Year 11
Record Mirror (UK) - Albums of the Year 9


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