Top Ten Classic Rock Albums of All Time

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61Dressed to Kill - KissV1 Comment
62Tommy - The Who

First real rock concept album. should be much higher. Love Deep Purple but tommy better than all but maybe Machine head and definitely better than all of their later stuff.,

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63Live at Filmore East - The Allman Brothers

The very best live recording ever. most influential slide guitar work!

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64Van Halen - Van Halen

Greatest Van Halen Album. Eddie is a master. Anyone who picks up a guitar appreciates Eddie talent. The whole band is awesome. Raw sound.

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65The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars - David Bowie

Without this album Pink Floyd, Queen, the Clash, and most of rock after 1973 wouldn't have existed.

Pink Floyd would have existed without this album, but Queen probably wouldn't have.

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66Aqualung - Jethro Tull

Great album. should be higher

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67In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson

This is not only one of the best rock albums ever made, but one of the best albums in the history of music. It is credited as being the first progressive rock album. It will blow your mind.

Personally, I'd rank "Red" in this place.

Awesome album highly underrated.

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68Pyromania - Def Leppard

Should be higher

69Rock and Roll Over - Kiss
70Leftoverture - Kansas

Every song on this album is a masterpiece. Lyrically sublime, and masterfully written; instrumentally intricate and honestly perfect. I love this album.

Great sound. Dust in the wind moves you. Carry on my way ward son is legendary.

71KISS - Kiss
72Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin

Most powerful Zeppelin album. Page may have gotten better on 2, 3 and 4, but Plant was at his best here and the rhythm and blues can't be matched.

Way too low! Should be in the top twenty for sure.

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73The Stranger - Billy Joel

Seriously? Billy Joel is so underrated nowadays.

74Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
75Blonde On Blonde - Bob DylanV2 Comments
76Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys

I have every record on this list and hundreds more. Pet Sounds is in the TOP 20 albums for my tastes. Certainly would make the 'if I was on a deserted island list'

You Gotta Be Nuts! This Is One Of The Top 10 Albums Of All Time! Every Rock Group Praises This Album.

The fact that this album is so low basically invalidates this entire list. You people have no idea what good music is.

This is a top 3 album.

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77Who Do We Think We Are - Deep Purple
78Powerslave - Iron Maiden
79Operation Mindcrime - Queensryche

Should be much higher than this!

Absolute masterpiece, how does this album get no respect

80Exile on Main Street - Rolling Stones

In my humble opinion the best all round rock album of all time. The template for all serious bands..

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