The 300 Greatest Albums of All Time (1-100) by Paste (2024) United States

Founded in 2002 and based in Atlanta, GA, USA, Paste (PasteMagazine.com) is an online culture magazine that covers music, movies, TV, comedy, games, books, comics, drinks and politics. These are their best albums of all time. (This is their first All-Time Greatest Albums list.)
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Year of Release:
1976
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15,827
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Year of Release:
1989
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27,803
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Year of Release:
1985
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19,172
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Year of Release:
1987
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9,450
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Year of Release:
1969
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64,531
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2000
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5,062
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Year of Release:
1996
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5,434
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Year of Release:
1966
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2,196
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Year of Release:
1972
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3,909
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Year of Release:
1966
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44,581
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Total albums: 100. Page 1 of 10

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The 300 Greatest Albums of All Time (1-100) composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 3 3%
1960s 20 20%
1970s 27 27%
1980s 15 15%
1990s 21 21%
2000s 6 6%
2010s 8 8%
2020s 0 0%
Country Albums %


United States 70 70%
United Kingdom 18 18%
Mixed Nationality 5 5%
Canada 3 3%
Brazil 2 2%
Iceland 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
Live? Albums %
No 97 97%
Yes 3 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 99 99%
Yes 1 1%
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Year charts

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The 50 Best Albums of 2023Paste2023 year chart2023United States
The 50 Best Albums of 2022Paste2022 year chart2022United States
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Decade charts

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Overall charts

TitleSourceTypePublishedCountry
The 300 Greatest Albums of All Time (1-100)Paste2024United States

[Paste was founded in 2002.]

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