Rolling Stone | 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time (2012):

  1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
  2. Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
  3. Revolver - The Beatles
  4. Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
  5. Rubber Soul - The Beatles
  6. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
  7. Exile On Main St. - The Rolling Stones
  8. London Calling - The Clash
  9. Blonde On Blonde - Bob Dylan
  10. The White Album - The Beatles
  11. The Sun Sessions - Elvis Presley
  12. Kind Of Blue - Miles Davis
  13. The Velvet Underground & Nico - Velvet Underground & Nico
  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. King Of The Delta Blues - Robert Johnson
  23. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - John Lennon
  24. Innervisions - Stevie Wonder
  25. Live At The Apollo - James Brown
  26. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
  27. The Joshua Tree - U2
  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 - The 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 - Sex Pistols
  42. The Doors - The Doors
  43. The Dark Side Of The Moon - Pink Floyd
  44. Horses - Patti Smith
  45. The Band - The Band
  46. Legend - Bob Marley & 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 & Garfunkel
  52. Greatest Hits - Al Green
  53. Meet The Beatles! - The Beatles
  54. The Birth Of Soul: The Complete Atlantic Recordings - Ray Charles
  55. Electric Ladyland - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  56. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley
  57. Songs In The Key Of Life - Stevie Wonder
  58. Beggars Banquet - The Rolling Stones
  59. Chronicle - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  60. Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  61. Greatest Hits - Sly & The Family Stone
  62. Appetite For Destruction - Guns N' Roses
  63. Achtung Baby - U2
  64. Sticky Fingers - The Rolling Stones
  65. Back To Mono - Phil Spector
  66. Moondance - Van Morrison
  67. Kid A - Radiohead
  68. Off The Wall - Michael Jackson
  69. Led Zeppelin IV - Led Zeppelin
  70. The Stranger - Billy Joel
  71. Graceland - Paul Simon
  72. Superfly - Curtis Mayfield
  73. Physical Graffiti - Led Zeppelin
  74. After The Gold Rush - Neil Young
  75. Star Time - James Brown
  76. Purple Rain - Prince & The Revolution
  77. Back In Black - AC/DC
  78. Otis Blue - Otis Redding
  79. Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
  80. Imagine - John Lennon
  81. The Clash - The Clash
  82. Harvest - Neil Young
  83. Axis: Bold As Love - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  84. I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You - Aretha Franklin
  85. Lady Soul - Aretha Franklin
  86. Born In The USA - Bruce Springsteen
  87. The Wall - Pink Floyd
  88. At Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash
  89. Dusty In Memphis - Dusty Springfield
  90. Talking Book - Stevie Wonder
  91. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
  92. Twenty Golden Greats - Buddy Holly & The Crickets
  93. Sign 'O' The Times - Prince
  94. Forty Greatest Hits - Hank Williams
  95. Bitches Brew - Miles Davis
  96. Tommy - The Who
  97. The Freewheelin' - Bob Dylan
  98. This Year's Model - Elvis Costello
  99. Theres A Riot Goin On - Sly & The Family Stone
  100. Odessey And Oracle - The Zombies
  101. In The Wee Small Hours - Frank Sinatra
  102. Fresh Cream - Cream
  103. Giant Steps - John Coltrane
  104. Sweet Baby James - James Taylor
  105. Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music - Ray Charles
  106. Rocket To Russia - Ramones
  107. Portrait Of A Legend - Sam Cooke
  108. Hunky Dory - David Bowie
  109. Aftermath - The Rolling Stones
  110. Loaded - Velvet Underground
  111. The Bends - Radiohead
  112. If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears - The Mamas & The Papas
  113. Court And Spark - Joni Mitchell
  114. Disraeli Gears - Cream
  115. The Who Sell Out - The Who
  116. Out Of Our Heads - The Rolling Stones
  117. Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs - Derek & The Dominos
  118. Late Registration - Kanye West
  119. At Last - Etta James
  120. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo - The Byrds
  121. Stand! - Sly & The Family Stone
  122. The Harder They Come - Jimmy Cliff
  123. Raising Hell - Run D.M.C.
  124. Moby Grape - Moby Grape
  125. Pearl - Janis Joplin
  126. Catch A Fire - Bob Marley & The Wailers
  127. Younger Than Yesterday - The Byrds
  128. Raw Power - The Stooges
  129. Remain In Light - Talking Heads
  130. Marquee Moon - Television
  131. Paranoid - Black Sabbath
  132. Saturday Night Fever - Various Artists
  133. The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle - Bruce Springsteen
  134. Ready To Die - The Notorious B.I.G.
  135. Slanted And Enchanted - Pavement
  136. Greatest Hits - Elton John
  137. Tim - The Replacements
  138. The Chronic - Dr. Dre
  139. Rejuvenation - The Meters
  140. Parallel Lines - Blondie
  141. Live At The Regal - B.B. King
  142. A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector - Phil Spector
  143. Gris Gris - Dr. John
  144. Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.
  145. Aja - Steely Dan
  146. Surrealistic Pillow - Jefferson Airplane
  147. Deja Vu - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  148. Houses Of The Holy - Led Zeppelin
  149. Santana (1969 Album) - Santana
  150. Darkness On The Edge Of Town - Bruce Springsteen
  151. Funeral - Arcade Fire
  152. The B-52s - The B-52s
  153. The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
  154. Moanin' In The Moonlight - Howlin' Wolf
  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 Music - Kiss
  160. Electric Warrior - T. Rex
  161. The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
  162. Ok Computer - Radiohead
  163. Nineteen Ninety Nine - Prince
  164. The Very Best Of Linda Ronstadt - 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 & The Wailers
  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 Anthology Curtis Mayfield - Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions
  179. The Definitive Collection - Abba
  180. The Rolling Stones No. 2 - The Rolling Stones
  181. Natty Dread - Bob Marley & The Wailers
  182. Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac
  183. Red Headed Stranger - Willie Nelson
  184. The Immaculate Collection - Madonna
  185. The Stooges - The Stooges
  186. Fresh - Sly & 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. Fun House - The Stooges
  192. The Gilded Palace Of Sin - The Flying Burrito Brothers
  193. Dookie - Green Day
  194. Transformer - Lou Reed
  195. Blues Breakers - John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers
  196. Nuggets: Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era (Various)
  197. Murmur - R.E.M.
  198. Boss Blues Harmonica - Little Walter
  199. Is This It - The Strokes
  200. Highway To Hell - AC/DC
  201. The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails
  202. Parsley Sage Rosemary And Thyme - Simon & Garfunkel
  203. Bad - Michael Jackson
  204. Modern Times - Bob Dylan
  205. Wheels Of Fire - Cream
  206. Dirty Mind - Prince
  207. Abraxas - Santana
  208. Tea For The Tillerman - Cat Stevens
  209. Ten - Pearl Jam
  210. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
  211. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  212. Crooked Rain Crooked Rain - Pavement
  213. Tattoo You - The Rolling Stones
  214. Proud Mary: The Best Of Ike And Tina Turner - Ike & Tina Turner
  215. New York Dolls - New York Dolls
  216. Go Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
  217. Two Steps From The Blues - Bobby Bland
  218. The Queen Is Dead - The Smiths
  219. Licensed To Ill - Beastie Boys
  220. Look Ka Py Py - The Meters
  221. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
  222. New Orleans Piano - Professor Longhair
  223. War - U2
  224. The Neil Diamond Collection - Neil Diamond
  225. American Idiot - Green Day
  226. Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen
  227. Doolittle - The Pixies
  228. Paid In Full - Eric B. & Rakim
  229. Toys In The Attic - Aerosmith
  230. Nick Of Time - Bonnie Raitt
  231. A Night At The Opera - Queen
  232. The Kink Kronikles - The Kinks
  233. Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds
  234. Bookends - Simon & Garfunkel
  235. The Ultimate Collection - Patsy Cline
  236. Mr. Excitement - Jackie Wilson
  237. My Generation - The Who
  238. Off The Record - Howlin' Wolf
  239. Like A Prayer - Madonna
  240. Can't Buy A Thrill - Steely Dan
  241. Let It Be - The Replacements
  242. Run D.M.C. - Run D.M.C.
  243. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
  244. The Marshall Mathers LP - Eminem
  245. All Killer No Filler: The Anthology - Jerry Lee Lewis
  246. Freak Out! - The Mothers Of Invention
  247. Live Dead - Grateful Dead
  248. The Shape Of Jazz To Come - Ornette Coleman
  249. Automatic For The People - R.E.M.
  250. Reasonable Doubt - Jay-Z
  251. Low - David Bowie
  252. The Blueprint - Jay-Z
  253. The River - Bruce Springsteen
  254. Complete And Unbelievable: Dictionary Of Soul - Otis Redding
  255. Metallica - Metallica
  256. Trans-Europe Express - Kraftwerk
  257. Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston
  258. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society - The Kinks
  259. The Velvet Rope - Janet Jackson
  260. Stardust - Willie Nelson
  261. American Beauty - Grateful Dead
  262. Crosby, Stills & Nash - Crosby, Stills & Nash
  263. Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
  264. Workingmans Dead - Grateful Dead
  265. The Genius Of Ray Charles - Ray Charles
  266. Child Is Father To The Man - Blood Sweat & Tears
  267. Quadrophenia - The Who
  268. Paul Simon - Paul Simon
  269. Psychocandy - The Jesus & Mary Chain
  270. Some Girls - The Rolling Stones
  271. The Beach Boys Today! - The Beach Boys
  272. Dig Me Out - Sleater-Kinney
  273. Going To A Go Go - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  274. Nightbirds - Labelle
  275. The Slim Shady LP - Eminem
  276. Mothership Connection - Parliament
  277. Rhythm Nation 1814 - Janet Jackson
  278. Anthology Of American Folk Music - Various Artists
  279. Aladdin Sane - David Bowie
  280. All That You Can't Leave Behind - U2
  281. My Life - Mary J. Blige
  282. Folk Singer - Muddy Waters
  283. Can't Get Enough - Barry White
  284. The Cars - The Cars
  285. Music Of My Mind - Stevie Wonder
  286. Im Still In Love With You - Al Green
  287. Los Angeles - X
  288. Anthem Of The Sun - Grateful Dead
  289. Something Else By The Kinks - The Kinks
  290. Call Me - Al Green
  291. Talking Heads: 77 - Talking Heads
  292. The Basement Tapes - Bob Dylan & The Band
  293. White Light/White Heat - Velvet Underground
  294. Kick Out The Jams - MC5
  295. Songs Of Love The Hate - Leonard Cohen
  296. Meat Is Murder - The Smiths
  297. We're Only In It For The Money - The Mothers Of Invention
  298. The College Dropout - Kanye West
  299. The Blue - Weezer
  300. Master Of Reality - Black Sabbath
  301. Coat Of Many Colors - Dolly Parton
  302. Fear Of A Black Planet - Public Enemy
  303. John Wesley Harding - Bob Dylan
  304. Grace - Jeff Buckley
  305. Car Wheels On A Gravel Road - Lucinda Williams
  306. Odelay - Beck
  307. A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
  308. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! - Frank Sinatra
  309. Willy And The Poor Boys - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  310. Blood Sugar Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  311. The Sun Records Collection - Various Artists
  312. Nothings Shocking - Jane's Addiction
  313. MTV Unplugged In New York - Nirvana
  314. The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill
  315. Damn The Torpedoes - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  316. The Velvet Underground 1969 - Velvet Underground
  317. Surfer Rosa - The Pixies
  318. Back Stabbers - The O Jays
  319. Burnin' - Bob Marley & The Wailers
  320. Amnesiac - Radiohead
  321. Pink Moon - Nick Drake
  322. Sail Away - Randy Newman
  323. Ghost In The Machine - The Police
  324. Station To Station - David Bowie
  325. Slowhand - Eric Clapton
  326. Disintegration - The Cure
  327. Exile In Guyville - Liz Phair
  328. Daydream Nation - Sonic Youth
  329. In The Jungle Groove - James Brown
  330. Tonight's The Night - Neil Young
  331. Help! - The Beatles
  332. Shoot Out The Lights - Richard & Linda Thompson
  333. Wild Gift - X
  334. Squeezing Out Sparks - Graham Parker
  335. Superunknown - Soundgarden
  336. In Rainbows - Radiohead
  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. Three Feet High And Rising - De La Soul
  347. The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn - Pink Floyd
  348. At Newport 1960 - Muddy Waters
  349. The Black - Jay-Z
  350. Roger The Engineer - The Yardbirds
  351. Rust Never Sleeps - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
  352. Brothers In Arms - Dire Straits
  353. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West
  354. Fifty Second Street - Billy Joel
  355. Having A Rave Up - The Yardbirds
  356. Twelve Songs - Randy Newman
  357. Between The Buttons - The Rolling Stones
  358. Sketches Of Spain - Miles Davis
  359. Honky Chateau - Elton John
  360. Singles Going Steady - Buzzcocks
  361. Stankonia - Outkast
  362. Siamese Dream - The Smashing Pumpkins
  363. Substance - New Order
  364. L.A. Woman - The Doors
  365. Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine
  366. American Recordings - Johnny Cash
  367. Ray Of Light - Madonna
  368. Eagles - The Eagles
  369. Louder Than Bombs - The Smiths
  370. Mott - Mott The Hoople
  371. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - Arctic Monkeys
  372. Reggatta De Blanc - The Police
  373. Volunteers - Jefferson Airplane
  374. Siren - Roxy Music
  375. Late For The Sky - Jackson Browne
  376. Post - Björk
  377. The Ultimate Collection - John Lee Hooker
  378. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? - Oasis
  379. CrazySexyCool - TLC
  380. Funky Kingston - Toots & The Maytals
  381. Smile - The Beach Boys
  382. The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers
  383. More Songs About Buildings And Food - Talking Heads
  384. A Quickone - The Who
  385. Love And Theft - Bob Dylan
  386. Pretzel Logic - Steely Dan
  387. Enter The Wu Tang 36 Chambers - Wu-Tang Clan
  388. The Indestructible Beat Of Soweto - Various Artists
  389. The End Of The Innocence - Don Henley
  390. Elephant - The White Stripes
  391. The Pretender - Jackson Browne
  392. Let It Be - The Beatles
  393. Kala - M.I.A.
  394. Good Old Boys - Randy Newman
  395. Sound Of Silver - LCD Soundsystem
  396. For Your Pleasure - Roxy Music
  397. Blue Lines - Massive Attack
  398. Eliminator - ZZ Top
  399. Rain Dogs - Tom Waits
  400. Anthology - The Temptations
  401. Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  402. Illmatic - Nas
  403. Pronounced Lehnerd Skinnerd - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  404. Dr. Johns Gumbo - Dr. John
  405. Radio City - Big Star
  406. Rid Of Me - PJ Harvey
  407. Stheinista! - The Clash
  408. I Do Not Want What I Havent Got - Sinéad O'Connor
  409. Strange Days - The Doors
  410. Time Out Of Mind - Bob Dylan
  411. 461 Ocean Boulevard - Eric Clapton
  412. Pink Flag - Wire
  413. Double Nickelson And Dime - Minutemen
  414. Beauty And The Beat - The Go-Go's
  415. Van Halen - Van Halen
  416. Mule Variations - Tom Waits
  417. Boy - U2
  418. Band On The Run - Wings
  419. Dummy - Portishead
  420. The Chirping Crickets - Buddy Holly & The Crickets
  421. The Best Of The Girl Groups - Various Artists
  422. Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica - The Ronettes
  423. Anthology Diana Ross - Diana Ross & The Supremes
  424. The Rising - Bruce Springsteen
  425. Grievous Angel - Gram Parsons
  426. At Budokan - Cheap Trick
  427. Sleepless - Peter Wolf
  428. Outlandos D'Amour - The Police
  429. Another Green World - Brian Eno
  430. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
  431. Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea - PJ Harvey
  432. Here Come The Warm Jets - Brian Eno
  433. All Things Must Pass - George Harrison
  434. One Record - Big Star
  435. In Utero - Nirvana
  436. Sea Change - Beck
  437. Tha Carter Iii - Lil Wayne
  438. Boys Don't Cry - The Cure
  439. Live At The Harlem Square Club 1963 - Sam Cooke
  440. Rum, Sodomy And The Lash - The Pogues
  441. Suicide - Suicide
  442. Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! - Devo
  443. In Color - Cheap Trick
  444. The World Is A Ghetto - War Band
  445. Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller Band
  446. Back In The USA - MC5
  447. Getz/Gilberto - Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto
  448. Synchronicity - The Police
  449. Third Sister Lovers - Big Star
  450. For Everyman - Jackson Browne
  451. Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
  452. John Prine - John Prine
  453. Strictly Business - Epmd
  454. Love It To Death - Alice Cooper
  455. How Will The Wolf Survive - Los Lobos
  456. Here My Dear - Marvin Gaye
  457. Z - My Morning Jacket
  458. Tumbleweed Connection - Elton John
  459. The Drifters Golden Hits - The Drifters
  460. Live Through This - Hole
  461. Metal Box - Public Image Ltd.
  462. Document - R.E.M.
  463. Heaven Up Here - Echo & The Bunnymen
  464. Hysteria - Def Leppard
  465. 69 Love Songs - The Magnetic Fields
  466. A Rush Of Blood To The Head - Coldplay
  467. Tunnel Of Love - Bruce Springsteen
  468. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
  469. The Score - The Fugees
  470. Radio - LL Cool J
  471. I Want To See The Bright Lights - Richard & Linda Thompson
  472. Faith - George Michael
  473. The Smiths - The Smiths
  474. Proxima Estacion Esperanza - Manu Chao
  475. Armed Forces - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  476. Life After Death - The Notorious B.I.G.
  477. Down Every Road - Merle Haggard
  478. All Time Greatest Hits - Loretta Lynn
  479. Maggot Brain - Funkadelic
  480. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx - Raekwon
  481. Voodoo - D Angelo
  482. Guitar Town - Steve Earle
  483. Entertainment - Gang Of Four
  484. All The Young Dudes - Mott The Hoople
  485. Vitalogy - Pearl Jam
  486. Thats The Way Of The World - Earth, Wind & Fire
  487. Shes So Unusual - Cyndi Lauper
  488. New Day Rising - Hüsker Dü
  489. Destroyer - Kiss
  490. Tres Hombres - ZZ Top
  491. Born Under A Bad Sign - Albert King
  492. Touch - Eurythmics
  493. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot - Wilco
  494. Oracular Spectacular - MGMT
  495. Give It Up - Bonnie Raitt
  496. Boz Scaggs - Boz Scaggs
  497. White Blood Cells - The White Stripes
  498. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
  499. Live In Cook County Jail - B.B. King
  500. Aquemini - Outkast
Albums From The 2003 Listing That Were Dropped in 2012:

Red = LP  |  Green = CD  |  Black = MP3  |  Olive = CompAlike