# Album Artist(s)
2 PET SOUNDS The Beach Boys
3 REVOLVER  The Beatles
5 RUBBER SOUL The Beatles
6 WHAT'S GOING ON Marvin Gaye
7 EXILE ON MAIN ST. Rolling Stones
10 THE BEATLES The Beatles
11 The Sun Sessions Elvis Presley 
12 Kind of Blue Miles Davis 
13 The Velvet Underground & Nico The Velvet Underground
14 Abbey Road The Beatles
15 Are You Experienced? The Jimi Hendrix Experience
16 Blood on the Tracks Bob Dylan
17 Nevermind Nirvana
18 Born to Run Bruce Springsteen
19 Astral Weeks Van Morrison
20 Thriller Michael Jackson
21 The Great Twenty-Eight Chuck Berry
22 Plastic Ono Band John Lennon
23 Innervisions Stevie Wonder
24 Live at the Apollo (1963) James Brown
25 Rumours Fleetwood Mac
26 The Joshua Tree U2
27 King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. 1 Robert Johnson
28 Who's Next The Who
29 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
30 Blue Joni Mitchell
31 Bringing It All Back Home Bob Dylan
32 Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones
33 Ramones Ramones
34 Music from Big Pink The Band
35 The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust David Bowie
36 Tapestry Carole King
37 Hotel California The Eagles
38 The Anthology, 1947- 1972 Muddy Waters
39 Please Please Me The Beatles
40 Forever Changes Love
41 Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols The Sex Pistols
42 The Doors The Doors
43 Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd
44 Horses Patti Smith
45 The Band The Band
46 Legend Bob Marley and the Wailers
47 A Love Supreme John Coltrane
48 It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back Public Enemy
49 At Fillmore East The Allman Brothers Band
50 Here's Little Richard Little Richard
51 Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel
52 Greatest Hits Al Green
53 The Birth of Soul: The Complete Atlantic R&B Recordings, 1952-1959  Ray Charles
54 Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience
55 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley
56 Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
57 Beggar's Banquet The Rolling Stones
58 Trout Mask Replica Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
59 Meet the Beatles The Beatles
60 Greatest Hits Sly and the Family Stone
61 Appetite for Destruction Guns N Roses
62 Achtung Baby U2
63 Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones
64 Back to Mono (1958 - 1969) Phil Spector
65 Moondance Van Morrison
66 Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin
67 The Stranger Billy Joel
68 Off the Wall Michael Jackson
69 Superfly Curtis Mayfield
70 Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin
71 After the Gold Rush Neil Young
72 Purple Rain Prince
73 Back in Black AC/DC
74 Otis Blue Otis Redding
75 Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin
76 Imagine John Lennon
77 The Clash The Clash
78 Harvest Neil Young
79 Star Time James Brown
80 Odessey & Oracle The Zombies
81 Graceland Paul Simon
82 Axis: Bold as Love The Jimi Hendrix Experience
83 I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Aretha Franklin
84 Lady Soul Aretha Franklin
85 Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen
86 Let It Be The Beatles
87 The Wall Pink Floyd
88 Live at Folsom Prison Johnny Cash
89 Dusty in Memphis Dusty Springfield
90 Talking Book Stevie Wonder
91 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Elton John
92 20 Golden Greats Buddy Holly
93 Sign 'o' the Times Prince
94 Bitches Brew Miles Davis
95 Green River Creedence Clearwater Revival
96 Tommy  The Who
97 The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan Bob Dylan
98 This Year's Model Elvis Costello
99 There's a Riot Going On Sly and the Family Stone
100 In the Wee Small Hours Frank Sinatra
101 Fresh Cream Cream
102 Giant Steps John Coltrane
103 Sweet Baby James James Taylor
104 Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music Ray Charles
105 Rocket to Russia Ramones
106 Portrait of a Legend Sam Cooke
107 Hunky Dory David Bowie
108 Aftermath The Rolling Stones
109 Loaded The Velvet Underground
110 The Bends Radiohead
111 Court and Spark Joni Mitchell
112 Disraeli Gears Cream
113 The Who Sell Out The Who
114 Out of Our Heads The Rolling Stones
115 Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs Derek and the Dominos
116 At Last Etta James
117 Sweetheart of the Rodeo The Byrds
118 Stand! Sly and the Family Stone
119 The Harder They Come Soundtrack Various Artists
120 Raising Hell Run-DMC 
121 Moby Grape Moby Grape
122 Pearl Janis Joplin
123 Catch a Fire Bob Marley and the Wailers
124 Younger Than Yesterday The Byrds
125 Raw Power The Stooges
126 Remain in Light Talking Heads
127 If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears The Mamas and the Papas
128 Marquee Moon Television
129 40 Greatest Hits Hank Williams
130 Paranoid Black Sabbath
131 Saturday Night Fever Original Soundtrack
132 The Wild, The Innocent and the E Street Shuffle Bruce Springsteen
133 Ready to Die The Notorious B.I.G.
134 Slanted and Enchanted Pavement
135 Greatest Hits Elton John
136 Tim The Replacements
137 The Chronic Dr. Dre
138 Rejuvenation The Meters
139 All That You Can't Leave Behind U2
140 Parallel Lines Blondie
141 Live at the Regal B.B. King
142 A Christmas Gift For You Phil Spector
143 Gris-Gris Dr. John
144 Straight Outta Compton NWA
145 Aja Steely Dan
146 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane
147 Dreams to Remember: The Otis Redding Anthology Otis Redding
148 Dj Vu Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
149 Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin
150 Santana Santana
151 Darkness on the Edge of Town Bruce Springsteen
152 The B-52's The B-52's
153 Moanin' in the Moonlight Howlin' Wolf
154 The Low End Theory A Tribe Called Quest
155 Pretenders The Pretenders
156 Paul's Boutique Beastie Boys
157 Closer Joy Division
158 Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy Elton John
159 Alive Kiss
160 Electric Warrior T. Rex
161 The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding
162 OK Computer Radiohead
163 1999 Prince
164 Heart Like a Wheel Linda Ronstadt
165 Let's Get it On Marvin Gaye
166 Imperial Bedroom Elvis Costello
167 Master of Puppets Metallica
168 My Aim Is True Elvis Costello
169 Exodus Bob Marley
170 Live at Leeds The Who
171 The Notorious Byrd Brothers The Byrds
172 Every Picture Tells a Story Rod Stewart
173 Something/Anything? Todd Rundgren 
174 Desire Bob Dylan
175 Close to You The Carpenters
176 Rocks Aerosmith
177 One Nation Under A Groove Funkadelic
178 The Byrds' Greatest Hits The Byrds
179 The Anthology 1961 1977 Curtis Mayfield
180 The Definitive Collection Abba
181 The Rolling Stones Now! The Rolling Stones
182 Natty Dread Bob Marley and the Wailers
183 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac
184 Red Headed Stranger Willie Nelson
185 The Stooges The Stooges
186 Fresh Sly and the Family Stone
187 So Peter Gabriel
188 Buffalo Springfield Again Buffalo Springfield
189 Happy Trails Quicksilver Messenger Service
190 From Elvis In Memphis Elvis Presley
191 Funhouse The Stooges
192 The Gilded Palace of Sin The Flying Burrito Brothers
193 Dookie Green Day
194 Transformer Lou Reed
195 Bluesbreakers - John Mayall with Eric Clapton John Mayall
196 Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965 1968 Various Artists
197 Murmur R.E.M.
198 The Best Little Walter
199 Highway to Hell AC/DC
200 The Downward Spiral Nine Inch Nails
201 Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme  Simon and Garfunkel
202 Bad Michael Jackson
203 Wheels of Fire Cream
204 Dirty Mind Prince
205 Abraxas Santana
206 Tea for the Tillerman Cat Stevens
207 Ten Pearl Jam
208 Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Neil Young with Crazy Horse
209 Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd
210 Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain Pavement
211 Tattoo You The Rolling Stones
212 Proud Mary: The Best of Ike and Tina Turner Ike and Tina Turner
213 New York Dolls New York Dolls
214 Bo Diddley/Go Bo Diddley Bo Diddley
215 Two Steps from the Blues Bobby Bland
216 The Queen Is Dead The Smiths
217 Licensed to Ill Beastie Boys
218 Look-Ka Py Py The Meters
219 Loveless My Bloody Valentine
220 New Orleans Piano Professor Longhair
221 War U2
222 The Neil Diamond Collection Neil Diamond
223 Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf
224 Nebraska Bruce Springsteen
225 The Complete Hank Williams Hank Williams
226 Doolittle Pixies
227 Paid in Full Eric B. & Rakim
228 Toys in the Attic Aerosmith
229 Nick of Time Bonnie Raitt
230 A Night at the Opera Queen
231 The Kink Kronikles The Kinks
232 Mr. Tambourine Man The Byrds
233 Bookends Simon and Garfunkel
234 The Ultimate Collection  Patsy Cline
235 Mr. Excitement! Jackie Wilson
236 The Who Sings My Generation The Who
237 Like a Prayer Madonna
238 Can't Buy a Thrill Steely Dan
239 Let It Be The Replacements
240 Run-DMC Run-DMC
241 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
242 All Killer No Filler: The Jerry Lee Lewis Anthology Jerry Lee Lewis
243 Freak Out! Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention
244 Live/Dead Grateful Dead
245 Bryter Layter Nick Drake
246 The Shape of Jazz to Come Ornette Coleman
247 Automatic for the People R.E.M.
248 Reasonable Doubt Jay-Z
249 Low David Bowie
250 The River Bruce Springsteen
251 The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul Otis Redding
252 Metallica Metallica
253 Trans-Europe Express Kraftwerk
254 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston
255 Village Green Preservation Society The Kinks
256 The Velvet Rope Janet Jackson
257 Stardust Willie Nelson
258 American Beauty Grateful Dead
259 Crosby, Stills & Nash Crosby, Stills & Nash
260 Buena Vista Social Club Soundtrack Various Artists
261 Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman
262 Workingman's Dead Grateful Dead
263 The Genius of Ray Charles Ray Charles
264 Child Is Father to the Man Blood, Sweat & Tears
265 Cosmo's Factory Creedence Clearwater Revival
266 Quadrophenia The Who
267 There Goes Rhymin' Simon Paul Simon
268 Psychocandy The Jesus and Mary Chain
269 Some Girls The Rolling Stones
270 The Beach Boys Today! The Beach Boys
271 Going to a Go-Go Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
272 Nightbirds Labelle
273 The Slim Shady LP Eminem
274 Mothership Connection Parliament
275 Rhythm Nation 1814 Janet Jackson
276 Anthology of American Folk Music Various Artists
277 Aladdin Sane David Bowie
278 The Immaculate Collection Madonna
279 My Life Mary J. Blige
280 Folk Singer Muddy Waters
281 Can't Get Enough Barry White
282 The Cars The Cars
283 Five Leaves Left Nick Drake
284 Music of My Mind Stevie Wonder
285 I'm Still in Love With You Al Green
286 Los Angeles X
287 Anthem of the Sun Grateful Dead
288 Something Else by the Kinks The Kinks
289 Call Me Al Green
290 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads
291 The Basement Tapes Bob Dylan and The Band
292 White Light/White Heat The Velvet Underground
293 Greatest Hits Simon and Garfunkel
294 Kick Out the Jams MC5
295 Meat Is Murder The Smiths
296 We're Only In It For the Money Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention
297 Weezer (Blue Album) Weezer
298 Master of Reality Black Sabbath
299 Coat of Many Colors Dolly Parton
300 Fear of a Black Planet Public Enemy
301 John Wesley Harding Bob Dylan
302 The Marshall Mathers LP Eminem
303 Grace Jeff Buckley
304 Car Wheels on a Gravel Road Lucinda Williams
305 Odelay Beck
306 Songs for Swingin' Lovers Frank Sinatra
307 Avalon Roxy Music
308 The Sun Records Collection Various Artists
309 Nothing's Shocking Jane's Addiction
310 Blood Sugar Sex Magik Red Hot Chili Peppers
311 Unplugged in New York Nirvana
312 The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Lauryn Hill
313 Damn the Torpedoes Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
314 The Velvet Underground  The Velvet Underground
315 Surfer Rosa The Pixies
316 Rock Steady No Doubt
317 The Eminem Show Eminem
318 Back Stabbers The O'Jays
319 Burnin' Bob Marley and the Wailers
320 Pink Moon Nick Drake
321 Sail Away Randy Newman
322 Ghost in the Machine The Police
323 Station to Station David Bowie
324 The Very Best of Linda Ronstadt Linda Ronstadt
325 Slowhand Eric Clapton
326 Disintegration The Cure
327 Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morissette
328 Exile in Guyville Liz Phair
329 Daydream Nation Sonic Youth
330 In the Jungle Groove James Brown
331 Tonight's the Night Neil Young
332 Help! The Beatles
333 Shoot Out the Lights Richard & Linda Thompson
334 Wild Gift X
335 Squeezing Out Sparks Graham Parker
336 Superunknown Soundgarden
337 Aqualung Jethro Tull
338 Cheap Thrills Big Brother & the Holding Company
339 The Heart of Saturday Night Tom Waits
340 Damaged Black Flag
341 Play Moby
342 Violator Depeche Mode
343 Bat Out of Hell Meat Loaf
344 Berlin Lou Reed
345 Stop Making Sense Talking Heads
346 3 Feet High and Rising De La Soul
347 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn Pink Floyd
348 At Newport 1960 Muddy Waters
349 Roger the Engineer (aka Over Under Sideways Down) The Yardbirds
350 Rust Never Sleeps Neil Young
351 Brothers in Arms Dire Straits
352 52nd Street Billy Joel
353 Having a Rave-Up w/ the Yardbirds The Yardbirds
354 12 Songs Randy Newman
355 Between the Buttons The Rolling Stones
356 Sketches of Spain Miles Davis
357 Honky Chateau Elton John
358 Singles Going Steady Buzzcocks
359 Stankonia Outkast
360 Siamese Dream The Smashing Pumpkins
361 Substance New Order
362 L.A. Woman The Doors
363 Ray of Light Madonna
364 American Recordings Johnny Cash
365 Louder Than Bombs The Smiths
366 Mott Mott the Hoople
367 Is This It The Strokes
368 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
369 Regatta de Blanc The Police
370 Volunteers Jefferson Airplane
371 Siren Roxy Music
372 Late for the Sky Jackson Browne
373 Post Bjrk
374 The Eagles The Eagles
375 The Ultimate Collection (1948 - 1990) John Lee Hooker
376 (What's the Story) Morning Glory? Oasis
377 CrazySexyCool TLC
378 Funky Kingston Toots and the Maytals
379 Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ Bruce Springsteen
380 Sunflower The Beach Boys
381 Modern Lovers Modern Lovers
382 More Songs About Buildings and Food Talking Heads
383 A Quick One (Happy Jack) The Who
384 Pyromania Def Leppard
385 Pretzel Logic Steely Dan
386 Enter the Wu (36 Chambers) Wu-Tang Clan
387 Country Life Roxy Music
388 A Hard Day's Night The Beatles
389 The End of the Innocence Don Henley
390 Elephant The White Stripes
391 The Pretender Jackson Browne
392 Willy and the Poor Boys Creedence Clearwater Revival
393 Good Old Boys Randy Newman
394 For Your Pleasure Roxy Music
395 Blue Lines Massive Attack
396 Eliminator ZZ Top
397 Raindogs Tom Waits
398 The Best of The Tempatations The Temptations
399 Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers
400 Illmatic Nas
401 Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd Lynyrd Skynyrd
402 Gumbo Dr. John
403 Radio City Big Star
404 Sandinista! The Clash
405 Rid of Me PJ Harvey
406 I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got Sinead O' Connor
407 Strange Days The Doors
408 Time Out of Mind Bob Dylan
409 461 Ocean Boulevard Eric Clapton
410 Pink Flag Wire
411 Double Nickels on the Dime Minutemen
412 Mezzanine Massive Attack
413 Beauty and the Beat Go-Go's
414 Greatest Hits James Brown
415 Van Halen I Van Halen
416 The Mule Variations Tom Waits
417 Boy U2
418 Band on the Run Wings
419 Dummy Portishead
420 With the Beatles The Beatles
421 The Chirpin' Crickets Buddy Holly & the Crickets
422 The Best of the Girl Groups, Vols. I & II Various Artists
423 Greatest Hits The Mamas and the Papas
424 King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. 2 Robert Johnson
425 ChangesOne David Bowie
426 The Battle of Los Angeles Rage Against the Machine
427 Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes The Ronettes
428 Kid A Radiohead
429 Grievous Angel Gram Parsons
430 Live at Budokan Cheap Trick
431 Anthology The Supremes
432 Sleepless Peter Wolf
433 Another Green World Brian Eno
434 Outlandos D'Amour The Police
435 To Bring You My Love PJ Harvey
436 Here Come the Warm Jets Brian Eno
437 All Things Must Pass George Harrison
438 1 Record Big Star
439 In Utero Nirvana
440 Sea Change Beck
441 Tragic Kingdom No Doubt
442 Boys Don't Cry The Cure
443 Live at the Harlem Square Club Sam Cooke
444 Criminal Minded Boogie Down Productions
445 Rum, Sodomy & the Lash The Pogues
446 Suicide Suicide
447 Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo Devo
448 In Color Cheap Trick
449 The World Is a Ghetto WAR
450 Fly Like an Eagle Steve Miller
451 Back in the USA MC5
452 Music Madonna
453 Ritual de lo Habitual Jane's Addiction
454 Getz/Gilberto Stan Getz Joo Gilberto
455 Synchronicity The Police
456 Sister Lovers/Third Big Star
457 For Everyman Jackson Browne
458 John Prine John Prine
459 Strictly Business EPMD
460 Love It to Death Alice Cooper
461 How Will the Wolf Survive? Los Lobos
462 Here, My Dear Marvin Gaye
463 Tumbleweed Connection Elton John
464 The Blueprint Jay-Z
465 Golden Hits The Drifters
466 Live Through This Hole
467 Love and Theft Bob Dylan
468 Elton John Elton John
469 Metal Box Public Image Ltd.
470 Document R.E.M.
471 Heaven Up Here Echo & the Bunnymen
472 Hysteria Def Leppard
473 A Rush of Blood to the Head Coldplay
474 Live in Europe Otis Redding
475 Tunnel of Love Bruce Springsteen
476 Paul Butterfield Blues Band Paul Butterfield Blues Band
477 The Score Fugees
478 Radio LL Cool J
479 I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight Richard and Linda Thompson
480 Faith George Michael
481 The Smiths The Smiths
482 Armed Forces Elvis Costello
483 Life After Death The Notorious B.I.G.
484 Branded Man Merle Haggard
485 All Time Greatest Hits Loretta Lynn
486 Maggot Brain Funkadelic
487 Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness The Smashing Pumpkins
488 Voodoo D'Angelo
489 Guitar Town Steve Earle
490 Entertainment! Gang of Four
491 All the Young Dudes Mott the Hoople
492 Vitalogy Pearl Jam
493 That's the Way of the World Earth, Wind & Fire
494 She's So Unusual Cyndi Lauper
495 New Day Rising Hsker D
496 Destroyer Kiss
497 Yo! Bum Rush the Show Public Enemy
498 Tres Hombres ZZ Top
499 Born Under a Bad Sign Albert King
500 Touch Eurythmics