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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Misses albums past 2003 ofcourse, so not as great as their more uptodate list.
I like almost everything on the chart, but as usual, sore lack of variety.
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.
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