|First posted 12/27/2003; updated 8/15/2020.|
The Top 100 Albums
Through a variety of media outlets, including radio and publishing, Virgin Records has put out a variety of best-of album lists through the years. This exclusive DMDB list consolidates five Virgin lists (see sources at bottom of page) into one top 100.
Also, check out annual picks for album of the year.
1. Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
11. R.E.M. Automatic for the People (1992)
21. Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
31. Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973)
41. The Smiths The Queen Is Dead (1986)
51. Joni Mitchell Blue (1971)
61. U2 The Unforgettable Fire (1984)
71. Van Morrison Moondance (1970)
81. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Déjà Vu (1970)
91. Frank Zappa Hot Rats (1969)
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