Top Ten Classic Rock Albums of All Time
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How on earth did The Beatles have not one, but two albums ahead of this. I am a huge classic rock fan and this is at least top ten, deserves top five, and should probably be top three. And no hate towards Rush, Moving Pictures is amazing, but no way both Moving Pictures and 2112 are ahead of this.
Better then 99% of the albums on this list. Not a single bad song on the album. They all rock and still to this day this album owns its relevance even in the newest generation.
The Beatles above this? Not a chance. Even my 13 year old daughter agrees with this. When it comes to rock, no one exemplifies the total package more than early Guns N' Roses. Period. This is the greatest ever made.
Most definitely should be in top 10! Rock in its prime!V9 Comments
The most mind blowing, slit your wrists album off all time, mellow to mental institute.
Crap, should've voted for this! This is my all time favorite album!
Great album. Floyd at it's finest.
How is this not #1. The internet.V4 Comments
Great Later stuff by an ICONIC Band!
My introduction to Deep Purple. Still my favourite album.
Menacing, heavy, melodic, brooding, intelligent... Etc...
Why the heck isn't this top ten! This should be #1! But #95! What the hell! I was going to vote for Joshua Tree, thinking this would already be up there and Tree would need the vote a comment, but I see the Beatles best album and greatest of all time at 95. Shame. I don't like this list- mostly because of this albums poor placement.
Revolver is surprisingly underrated, "Taxman", "And Your Bird Can Sing", "Eleanor Rigby", and "Yellow Submarine" all come from this album, and are some of the greatest Beatles songs of all time, if not some of the greatest SONGS of all time. - Mousike
Best Beatles album, best rock album, best album ever. - TheFrodo
This album is the BOLLOCKS... End of!V2 Comments
How is this not in top 10? By far one of the most important and successful albums in music history let alone rock history!
Maybe because I'm from the younger generation of rock fans; but this should be in the top 10.
They are an amazing bad and, in my opinion, this is their best album.
Nevermind is one of the best albums ever. Period not just rock. Not a single bad song.V8 Comments
If I were on a desert island American Beauty would be with me every song is so nice I love box of rain but all the song are great started listening to when it came out... I play piano still get tingling feeling at end of box of rain other albums would be... exile on main street... whos next... aqualung...led4...a space in time ten years after
My favorite album of all time. The End is the greatest song ever. It takes you on a poetic trance. Lost in a Roman wilderness of pain. Weird scenes in the gold mine. You can almost go into a meditation on those lines. Take the highway to the end of the night. Along with the amazing sounds of the Doors. The west is the best, and the doors are the best.
The Doors contains their best songs including Light my fire, Break on through, the end, and many more!
Statement made by a Radiohead fan.
Love The Doors! Love the album!V4 Comments
The original bad boys at their songwriting best, with a few of the best rock songs of all time on the track list. Gimme Shelter and You Can't Always Get What You Want generally come to mind first, but the entire album is great.
One of the all time greatest. The songs on here have some of the best songwriting the Stones have ever done, as well as some of their most iconic songs. The key tracks on here include "Gimme Shelter", "Monkey Man" and "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Top 3 of all time-defined what rock and roll is and will forever be timeless music.V2 Comments
Amazing Album. Yorke's voice is at it's best here. This is like 'The Dark Side of the Moon' of the nineties. I do think that 'In Rainbows' is extremely underrated however and should be above this but OK Computer is brilliant.
This is surely better than dark side of the moon and any Beatles album I don't know why it's at no. 34
Great album from a great band. This actually won the Grammy and sits on No 32 on this list, 'am quite surprised that an album with iconic songs like Airbag, Paranoid Android, Karma police, Lucky is languishing in 32 on an all time best rock album list...V1 Comment
One of the most powerful live albums ever recorded, play this album loud and you will feel like your really there.
An album 95% finished when he died, that showed the new direction Jimi was heading. An excellent album.
Great prog rock album that should be higher on this list
Ass kickin american rock n roll! CCR is up there in the MT. Rushmore of Rock Icons! Is number 10 on my list!
7 hit singles on one album... This is definitely Leppard's equivalent to Michael Jacksons Thriller
It is so far a head for me as my favorite album that I can't actually think what would be second, Incredibly powerful and moving album-not for the faint hearted.
You may think this is the finest pearl.V2 Comments
Eric Clapton and Duane Allman, what else to say
One of my top ten albums of all time
Should be number 1. No questions about it
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