Rolling Stone is an American magazine devoted to music and popular culture. It was founded in San Francisco in 1967. In 2003, Rolling Stone published an article describing what it considered to be the top 500 music albums of all time.
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Too much 60s and 70s, too many 'safe' choices. However, most of what is on here are massive classics. Further, who gives a crap what is 'heard on the radio'. That doesn't define quality, and regardless, most of this would be heard on classic rock radio.
80% of the chart coming from the 60s and 70s come on.
the best albums ever should be judged by what an individual subjectively likes and there should be nothing objective whatsoever involved with that. there is no objectivity in music.
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too much beatles
predictable yes, but most of them still good
I Just bought Pet Sounds amazing album!
Very predictable. Almost a list of what you "should" like, rather than what you do like. Quite MOR, very safe and does not cover a whole host of interesting genres. I know it was 2003, but it might as well have been 1983. Poor and a bit sad.
Everyone needs to listen to album. That's how good it is.
It works only because gives you an idea of that albums that you must have. But, like any other chart is not perfect at all.
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