Ray Charles
Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music









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) 16
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Exposure (Canada) - 50 Greatest Albums not to make the Greatest Albums lists (2005) 10
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Albums (1979) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017) 84
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 40 Most Groundbreaking Albums of All Time (2014) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 105
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 88
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 97
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Elvis Costello - 500 Albums You Need (2000) No Order
John Tobler (UK) - 100 Great Albums of the Sixties (1994) No Order
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 34
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) 5 Bones
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 5 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) 5 Stars
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Album of the Year Nominee