Rolling Stone releases 500 greatest albums of ALL TIME

music news 27/09/2020

Rolling Stone has decided to refresh their list of 500 greatest albums of all time and they managed to put it together with the help of more than 300 artists, producers, critics, and music-industry figures (from radio programmers to label heads like Atlantic Records CEO Craig Kallman).

The electorate includes Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Billie Eilish; rising artists like H.E.R., Tierra Whack, and Lindsey Jordan of Snail Mail; as well as veteran musicians, such as Adam Clayton and the Edge of U2, Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan, Gene Simmons, and Stevie Nicks.

Rolling Stone's Greatest Albums of All Time:
 

1 Marvin Gaye, 'What's Going On'

2 The Beach Boys, 'Pet Sounds'

3 Joni Mitchell, 'Blue'

4 Stevie Wonder, 'Songs in the Key of Life'

5 The Beatles, 'Abbey Road'

7 Fleetwood Mac, 'Rumours'

8 Prince and the Revolution, 'Purple Rain'

9 Bob Dylan, 'Blood on the Tracks'

11 The Beatles, 'Revolver'

14 The Rolling Stones, 'Exile on Main Street'

16 The Clash, 'London Calling'

17 Bob Dylan, 'Highway 61 Revisited'

21 Bruce Springsteen, 'Born to Run'

23 The Velvet Underground, 'The Velvet Underground and Nico'

24 The Beatles, 'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band'

25 Carole King, 'Tapestry'

26 Patti Smith, 'Horses'

29 The Beatles, 'White Album'

30 Jimi Hendrix, 'Are You Experienced'

35 The Beatles, 'Rubber Soul'

38 Bob Dylan, 'Blonde on Blonde'

39 Talking Heads, 'Remain in Light'

40 David Bowie, 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars'

41 The Rolling Stones, 'Let It Bleed'

45 Prince, 'Sign O' the Times'

46 Paul Simon, 'Graceland'

47 Ramones, 'Ramones'

48 Bob Marley and the Wailers, 'Legend'

49 OutKast, 'Aquemini'

50 Jay-Z, 'The Blueprint'

Check out the full list here.