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'Top 100' rock'n'roll albums
Rock 'n' roll's top 100 albums, as judged by journalists and musicians including Carole King, Britney Spears, Elvis Costello and Roberta Flack, compiled by cable music channel VH1.

1. The Beatles, Revolver (1966)
2. Nirvana, Nevermind (1991)
3. The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds (1966)
4. Marvin Gaye, What's Going On (1971)
5. Jimi Hendrix Experience, Are You Experienced? (1967)
6. The Beatles, Rubber Soul (1965)
7. Stevie Wonder, Songs in the Key of Life (1974)
8. The Beatles, Abbey Road (1969)
9. Bob Dylan, Blonde on Blonde (1966)
10. The Beatles, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

11. The Beatles, The Beatles (1968)
12. The Rolling Stones, Exile on Main Street (1972)
13. The Who, Who's Next (1971)
14. Joni Mitchell, Blue (1971)
15. U2, The Joshua Tree (1987)
16. Fleetwood Mac, Rumours (1977)
17. Sex Pistols, Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols (1977)
18. Prince and the Revolution, Purple Rain (1984)
19. The Velvet Underground, Velvet Underground and Nico (1967)
20. Public Enemy, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988)

21. Elvis Presley, Sun Sessions (1976)
22. Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
23. Michael Jackson, Thriller (1982)
24. The Rolling Stones, Let it Bleed (1969)
25. The Clash, London Calling (1980)
26. Bob Marley and the Wailers, Exodus (1977)
27. Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run (1975)
28. Patti Smith, Horses (1975)
29. Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks (1975)
30. Aretha Franklin, I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) (1967)

31. Stevie Wonder, Innervisions (1973)
32. Van Morrison, Moondance (1970)
33. Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)
34. James Brown, Sex Machine (1970)
35. Prince, Sign o' the Times (1987)
36. Michael Jackson, Off the Wall (1979)
37. Lauryn Hill, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
38. Eagles, Hotel California (1976)
39. Carole King, Tapestry (1971)
40. Van Morrison, Astral Weeks (1968)

41. Aretha Franklin, Lady Soul (1968)
42. Guns N' Roses, Appetite For Destruction (1987)
43. Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin (1969)
44. Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II (1969)
45. Sly and the Family Stone, Stand! (1969)
46. The Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers (1971)
47. David Bowie, Hunky Dory (1972)
48. David Bowie, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)
49. Prince, 1999 (1983)
50. Police, Synchronicity (1983)

51. Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
52. Pretenders, Pretenders (1980)
53. Bob Dylan, Bringing it All Back Home (1965)
54. Ramones, Ramones (1976)
55. Parliament, Mothership Connection (1976) 56. Kraftwerk, Trans-Europe Express (1977)
57. Bee Gees, Saturday Night Fever (1976)
58. Dusty Springfield, Dusty in Memphis (1969)
59. Allman Brothers Band, Live at the Fillmore East (1971)
60. The Doors, The Doors (1967)

61. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Deja Vu (1970)
62. NWA, Straight Outta Compton (1988)
63. Curtis Mayfield, Superfly (1972)
64. Miles Davis, Bitches Brew (1969)
65. U2, Achtung Baby (1991)
66. Miles Davis, Kind of Blue (1959)
67. The Rolling Stones, Beggar's Banquet (1968)
68. Bruce Springsteen, Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978)
69. The Stooges, Raw Power (1973)
70. Al Green, Call Me (1973)

71. Led Zeppelin, Physical Graffiti (1975)
72. Jimi Hendrix Experience, Electric Ladyland (1968)
73. Jeff Buckley, Grace (1994)
74. Beastie Boys, Paul's Boutique (1989)
75. The Replacements, Let It Be (1984)
76. Aretha Franklin, Young, Gifted and Black (1971)
77. James Taylor, Sweet Baby James (1970)
78. Jimi Hendrix Experience, Axis: Bold as Love (1967)
79. Pearl Jam, Ten (1991)
80. Elvis Costello, My Aim is True (1977)

81. Otis Redding, Otis Blue (1966)
82. AC/DC, Back in Black (1980)
83. Television, Marquee Moon (1977)
84. Paul Simon, Graceland (1986)
85. Santana, Abraxas (1970)
86. The Who, Quadrophenia (1973)
87. Cream, Disraeli Gears (1967)
88. Talking Heads, Remain in Light (1980)
89. Derek and the Dominos, Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (1970)
90. The Who, Tommy (1969)

91. Peter Gabriel, So (1986)
92. REM, Murmur (1983)
93. Simon and Garfunkel, Bookends (1968)
94. Radiohead, OK Computer (1997)
95. Tina Turner, Private Dancer (1984)
96. Liz Phair, Exile in Guyville (1993)
97. Ray Charles, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1961)
98. Jackson Five, ABC (1970)
99. The B-52s, The B-52s (1979)
100. Madonna, Like a Prayer (1989)

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