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Friday, January 10, 2014

Mojo Magazine’s 100 Greatest Albums

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Mojo is a British music magazine. Over the years, they’ve put out a number of best-of-all-time album lists. This DMDB exclusive list consolidates 19 of Mojo’s lists together (see resources for all the lists at the bottom of the page.

Also, check out Mojo’s annual picks for album of the year.

1. What's Going On...Marvin Gaye (1971)
2. Horses...Patti Smith (1975)
3. Ramones...Ramones (1976)
4. Marquee Moon...Television (1977)
5. Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band...The Beatles (1967)
6. London Calling...The Clash (1979)
7. Innervisions...Stevie Wonder (1973)
8. Pet Sounds...Beach Boys (1966)
9. Revolver...The Beatles (1966)
10. Exile on Main Street...The Rolling Stones (1972)

11. Trout Mask Replica...Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band (1969)
12. Live at the Apollo...James Brown (1962)
13. Led Zeppelin IV...Led Zeppelin (1971)
14. The Stone Roses...The Stone Roses (1989)
15. Sign ‘O’ the Times...Prince (1987)
16. The Bends...Radiohead (1995)
17. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols...Sex Pistols (1977)
18. Unknown Pleasures...Joy Division (1979)
19. Born to Run...Bruce Springsteen (1975)
20. Grace...Jeff Buckley (1994)

21. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars...David Bowie (1972)
22. The Doors...The Doors (1967)
23. Different Class...Pulp (1995)
24. Blood on the Tracks...Bob Dylan (1975)
25. Sticky Fingers...The Rolling Stones (1971)
26. Definitely Maybe...Oasis (1994)
27. New York Dolls...New York Dolls (1973)
28. Piper at the Gates of Dawn...Pink Floyd (1967)
29. Liege and Lief...Fairport Convention (1969)
30. Transformer...Lou Reed (1972)

31. Tapestry...Carole King (1971)
32. Otis Blue...Otis Redding (1965)
33. Talking Book...Stevie Wonder (1972)
34. There's a Riot Goin' On...Sly and the Family Stone (1971)
35. Raw Power...The Stooges (1973)
36. Blonde on Blonde...Bob Dylan (1966)
37. Velvet Underground & Nico...Velvet Underground & Nico (1967)
38. Are You Experienced?...The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)
39. Blue...Joni Mitchell (1971)
40. Rumours...Fleetwood Mac (1977)

41. Nevermind...Nirvana (1991)
42. Plastic Ono Band...John Lennon (1970)
43. Psychocandy...The Jesus and Mary Chain (1985)
44. For Your Pleasure...Roxy Music (1973)
45. The Clash...The Clash (1977)
46. Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978)
47. I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight...Richard & Linda Thompson (1974)
48. The Nightfly...Donald Fagen (1982)
49. Physical Graffiti...Led Zeppelin (1975)
50. Hounds of Love...Kate Bush (1985)

51. Time Out of Mind…Bob Dylan (1997)
52. OK Computer…Radiohead (1997)
53. Highway 61 Revisited...Bob Dylan (1965)
54. Forever Changes...Love (1967)
55. The Beatles (aka “The White Album”)...The Beatles (1968)
56. Abbey Road...The Beatles (1969)
57. Electric Ladyland...The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1968)
58. Is This It…The Strokes (2001)
59. The Band...The Band (1969)
60. Kind of Blue...Miles Davis (1959)

61. Up the Bracket…The Libertines (2002)
62. Third/Sister Lovers...Big Star (1975)
63. Kick Out the Jams...The MC5 (1968)
64. Closer...Joy Division (1980)
65. Black Monk Time...The Monks (1966)
66. Maxinquaye…Tricky (1995)
67. High Land, Hard Rain...Aztec Camera (1983)
68. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere...Neil Young (1969)
69. I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You...Aretha Franklin (1967)
70. Fire and Water...Free (1970)

71. Cut...The Slits (1979)
72. Grievous Angel...Gram Parsons (1974)
73. Can’t Buy a Thrill...Steely Dan (1972)
74. Clear Spot...Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band (1972)
75. Here Comes the Warm Jets...Brian Eno (1974)
76. Achtung Baby...U2 (1991)
77. Tonight’s the Night...Neil Young (1975)
78. Entertainment!...Gang of Four (1979)
79. Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables...The Dead Kennedys (1980)
80. Music from Big Pink...The Band (1968)

81. Songs in the Key of Life...Stevie Wonder (1976)
82. Hot Rats...Frank Zappa (1969)
83. Here, My Dear...Marvin Gaye (1978)
84. Screaming Target...Big Youth (1973)
85. Black Woman & Child...Sizzla (1997)
86. Astral Weeks...Van Morrison (1968)
87. The Soft Bulletin…Flaming Lips (1999)
88. Maggot Brain...Funkadelic (1971)
89. Endtroducing…DJ Shadow (1996)
90. Hunky Dory...David Bowie (1971)

91. Dummy…Portishead (1994)
92. Automatic for the People...R.E.M. (1992)
93. Fun House...The Stooges (1970)
94. Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space (1997)
95. Moon Safari (1998)
96. (What’s the Story) Morning Glory…Oasis (1995)
97. The Notorious Byrd Brothers...The Byrds (1968)
98. Live at the Star Club...Jerry Lee Lewis (1964)
99. Axis: Bold As Love...The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)
100. Live at Leeds...The Who (1970)


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