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Friday, November 10

The Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Links:
* Complete List
* Wikipedia


Sedikit analisa:
* 6 album The Beatles masuk top 20. Bandingkan dengan The Rolling Stones yang punya 4 album di top 100.
* Top 3 jazz album: 12. Kind of Blue, Miles Davis; 47. A Love Supreme, John Coltrane; 94. Bitches Brew, Miles Davis
* Top 3 blues album: 27. King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol 1, Robert Johnson; 38. The Anthology, 1947-1972, Muddy Waters; 141. Live at the Regal, B.B. King
* Top female album: 30. Blue, Joni Mitchell
* Top live album: 24. Live at the Apollo (1963), James Brown
* Top 1990s album: 17. Nevermind, Nirvana


Top 20:

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 Street, The Rolling Stones
8. London Calling, The Clash
9. Blonde on Blonde, Bob Dylan
10. The Beatles ( “The White Album” ), The Beatles

11. The Sun Sessions, Elvis Presley
12. Kind of Blue, Miles Davis
13. Velvet Underground and Nico, The Velvet Underground
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


Artists with the most albums in the list:
* 1. The Beatles (11, with 4 in the top ten)
* 2. Bob Dylan (10, with 2 in the top ten)
* 2. The Rolling Stones (10, with 1 in the top ten)
* 4. Bruce Springsteen (8)
* 5. The Who (7)
* 6. David Bowie (6)
* 6. Elton John (6)
* 6. Led Zeppelin (6)
* 9. The Byrds (5)
* 9. Neil Young (5)
* 9. Otis Redding (5)
* 9. U2 (5)
* 9. Bob Marley (5 with 4 listed as Bob Marley and the Wailers)


Artists with the highest percentage of their catalogue in the list
(This list only contains artists who had at least 3 albums on the list and include the ones only at time of publication):
1. The Jimi Hendrix Experience (3/3), Nick Drake (3/3), The Stooges (3/3), Eminem (3/3) and Big Star (3/3)
2. The Beatles (11/13) - 85% (including the American release of Meet the Beatles)
3. The Police (4/5), The Velvet Underground (4/5) - 80%
4. The Who (with Keith Moon) (7/9) - 77.78%
5. Led Zeppelin (6/8) and Cream (3/4) - 75%
6. The Who (7/11) - 64%
7. Bruce Springsteen (8/13) - 62%
8. Nirvana (3/5) and Simon and Garfunkel (3/5, excluding their Greatest Hits album) - 60%
9. U2 (5/10), The Smiths 4/8, Talking Heads (4/8), Roxy Music (4/8), Radiohead (3/6), The Doors (3/6), and The Clash (3/6) - 50%
10. The Rolling Stones (10/23) - 47%
11. Creedence Clearwater Revival (3/7) and Michael Jackson (3/7) - 43%


Number of albums from each decade:
* 1950s or before - 29 albums (5.8%)
* 1960s - 126 (25.2%)
* 1970s - 183 (36.6%)
* 1980s - 88 (17.6%)
* 1990s - 61 (12.2%)
* 2000s - 13 (2.6%)

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