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  VH1 List of 100 Best Rock Albums  
 
The top 100 albums in Rock and Roll history, determined by a panel of musicians, executives and journalists assembled by music network VH1:
 

Artist(s)

Song

   

Artist(s)

Song

1

The Beatles

Revolver (1966)

 

51

Pink Floyd

Dark Side of the Moon (1973)

2

Nirvana

Nevermind (1991)

 

52

Pretenders

Pretenders (1980)

3

The Beach Boys

Pet Sounds (1966)

 

53

Bob Dylan

Bringing it All Back Home (1965)

4

Marvin Gaye

What's Going On (1971)

 

54

Ramones

Ramones (1976)

5

Jimi Hendrix Experience

Are You Experienced? (1967)

 

55

Parliament

Mothership Connection (1976)

6

The Beatles

Rubber Soul (1965)

 

56

Kraftwerk

Trans-Europe Express (1977)

7

Stevie Wonder

Songs in the Key of Life (1974)

 

57

Bee Gees

Saturday Night Fever (1976)

8

The Beatles

Abbey Road (1969)

 

58

Dusty Springfield

Dusty in Memphis (1969)

9

Bob Dylan

Blonde on Blonde (1966)

 

59

Allman Brothers Band

Live at the Fillmore East (1971)

10

The Beatles

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

 

60

The Doors 

The Doors (1967)

11

The Beatles

The Beatles (1968)

 

61

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Deja Vu (1970)

12

The Rolling Stones

Exile on Main Street (1972)

 

62

NWA

Straight Outta Compton (1988)

13

The Who

Who's Next (1971)

 

63

Curtis Mayfield

Superfly (1972)

14

Joni Mitchell

Blue (1971)

 

64

Miles Davis

Bitches Brew (1969)

15

U2

The Joshua Tree (1987)

 

65

U2

Achtung Baby (1991)

16

Fleetwood Mac

Rumors (1977)

 

66

Miles Davis

Kind of Blue (1959)

17

Sex Pistols

Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols (1977)

 

67

The Rolling Stones

Beggar's Banquet (1968)

18

Prince & the Revolution

Purple Rain (1984)

 

68

Bruce Springsteen

Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978)

19

The Velvet Underground

Velvet Underground & Nico (1967)

 

69

The Stooges

Raw Power (1973)

20

Public Enemy

It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988)

 

70

Al Green

Call Me (1973)

21

Elvis Presley

Sun Sessions (1976)

 

71

Led Zeppelin

Physical Graffiti (1975)

22

Bob Dylan

Highway 61 Revisited (1965)

 

72

Jimi Hendrix Experience

Electric Ladyland (1968)

23

Michael Jackson

Thriller (1982)

 

73

Jeff Buckley

Grace (1994)

24

The Rolling Stones

Let it Bleed (1969)

 

74

Beastie Boys

Paul's Boutique (1989)

25

The Clash

London Calling (1980)

 

75

The Replacements

Let It Be (1984)

26

Bob Marley & the Wailers

Exodus (1977)

 

76

Aretha Franklin

Young, Gifted & Black (1971)

27

Bruce Springsteen

Born to Run (1975)

 

77

James Taylor

Sweet Baby James (1970)

28

Patti Smith

Horses (1975)

 

78

Jimi Hendrix Experience

Axis: Bold as Love (1967)

29

Bob Dylan

Blood on the Tracks (1975)

 

79

Pearl Jam

Ten (1991)

30

Aretha Franklin

I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) (1967)

 

80

Elvis Costello

My Aim is True (1977)

31

Stevie Wonder

Innervisions (1973)

 

81

Otis Redding

Otis Blue (1966)

32

Van Morrison

Moondance (1970)

 

82

AC/DC

Back in Black (1980)

33

Simon & Garfunkel

Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)

 

83

Television

Marquee Moon (1977)

34

James Brown

Sex Machine (1970)

 

84

Paul Simon

Graceland (1986)

35

Prince

Sign o' the Times (1987)

 

85

Santana

Abraxas (1970)

36

Michael Jackson

Off the Wall (1979)

 

86

The Who

Quadrophenia (1973)

37

Lauryn Hill

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)

 

87

Cream

Disraeli Gears (1967)

38

Eagles

Hotel California (1976)

 

88

Talking Heads

Remain in Light (1980)

39

Carole King

Tapestry (1971)

 

89

Derek & the Dominos

Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (1970)

40

Van Morrison

Astral Weeks (1968)

 

90

The Who

Tommy (1969)

41

Aretha Franklin

Lady Soul (1968)

 

91

Peter Gabriel

So (1986)

42

Guns N' Roses

Appetite For Destruction (1987)

 

92

R.E.M.

Murmur (1983)

43

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin (1969)

 

93

Simon & Garfunkel

Bookends (1968)

44

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin II (1969)

 

94

Radiohead

OK Computer (1997)

45

Sly & the Family Stone

Stand! (1969)

 

95

Tina Turner

Private Dancer (1984)

46

Rolling Stones

Sticky Fingers (1971)

 

96

Liz Phair

Exile in Guyville (1993)

47

David Bowie

Hunky Dory (1972)

 

97

Ray Charles

Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1961)

48

David Bowie

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)

 

98

Jackson Five

ABC (1970)

49

Prince

1999 (1983)

 

99

The B-52s

The B-52s (1979)

50

Police

Synchronicity (1983)

 

100

Madonna

Like a Prayer

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