Friday, April 4, 2008

Some of Time's All-Time Top Albums

by Artist, Label/Year Released

Elvis: 30 No. 1 Hits
Elvis Presley
BMG/Elvis, 2002

The Anthology, 1947 - 1972
Muddy Waters
Chess, 2001

Kid A
Radiohead
Capitol, 2000

Stankonia
Outkast
LaFace, 2000

1990s
Sunrise
Elvis Presley
BMG / Elvis, 1999

OK Computer
Radiohead
Capitol, 1997

Time Out of Mind
Bob Dylan
Sony, 1997

(What's the Story) Morning Glory
Oasis
Sony, 1995

My Life
Mary J. Blige
MCA, 1994

The Chronic
Dr. Dre
Death Row/Interscope, 1992

Achtung Baby
U2
Island, 1991

Nevermind
Nirvana
DGC Records, 1991

Out of Time
R.E.M.
Warner Brothers, 1991

Star Time
James Brown
Polydor, 1991

1980s
Like a Prayer
Madonna
Sire/London/Rhino, 1989

Document
R.E.M.
I.R.S. Records, 1987

Sign O' The Times
Prince
Paisley Park, 1987

The Joshua Tree
U2
Island, 1987

Master of Puppets
Metallica
Elektra/Wea, 1986

Legend
Bob Marley and the Wailers
Island/Tuff Gong, 1984

Purple Rain
Prince
Warner Brothers, 1984

Stop Making Sense
Talking Heads
Warner Brothers/Wea, 1984

The Great Twenty-Eight
Chuck Berry
MCA, 1982

Thriller
Michael Jackson
Sony, 1982

Back in Black
AC/DC
Atlantic, 1980

1970s
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
The Sex Pistols
Warner Brothers/Wea, 1977

Hotel California
The Eagles
Elektra/Wea, 1976

Songs in the Key of Life
Stevie Wonder
Motown, 1976

Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen
Sony, 1975

Call Me
Al Green
The Right Stuff, 1973

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Elton John
MCA, 1973

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust
David Bowie
RCA, 1972

Exile on Main Street
The Rolling Stones
Virgin, 1972

Talking Book
Stevie Wonder
UMG Recordings, 1972

Blue
Joni Mitchell
Warner Brothers/Wea, 1971

Hunky Dory
David Bowie
RCA, 1971

Led Zeppelin IV (a.k.a. Zoso)
Led Zeppelin
Wea International, 1971

Paranoid
Black Sabbath
Warner Brothers, 1971

Sticky Fingers
The Rolling Stones
Virgin, 1971

Tapestry
Carole King
Ode/A&M, 1971

What's Going On
Marvin Gaye
Motown, 1971

Who's Next
The Who
Mobile Fidelity, 1971

Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon and Garfunkel
Columbia, 1970

John Lennon
Plastic Ono Band
Apple/EMI, 1970

Moondance
Van Morrison
Warner Brothers/Wea, 1970

1960s
Abbey Road
The Beatles
Capitol, 1969

Bitches Brew
Miles Davis
Sony, 1969

Astral Weeks
Van Morrison
Warner Brothers/Wea, 1968

Lady Soul
Aretha Franklin
Atlantic, 1968

The Beatles ("The White Album")
The Beatles
Capitol, 1968

Are You Experienced
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Experience Hendrix, 1967

I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
Aretha Franklin
Atlantic, 1967

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles
Capitol, 1967

Blonde on Blonde
Bob Dylan
Columbia, 1966

Pet Sounds
The Beach Boys
DCC, 1966

Revolver
The Beatles
Capitol, 1966

Highway 61 Revisited
Bob Dylan
Columbia, 1965

Rubber Soul
The Beatles
Capitol, 1965

A Love Supreme
John Coltrane
Impulse, 1964

Live at the Apollo (1963)
James Brown
Polydor, 1963

Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music
Ray Charles
ABC/Paramount, 1962

1950s
Kind of Blue
Miles Davis
Sony, 1959

Songs for Swingin' Lovers
Frank Sinatra
Capitol, 1955

In the Wee Small Hours
Frank Sinatra
Capitol, 1954