Top Ten Classic Rock Albums of All Time

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61 Fireball - Deep Purple Fireball - Deep Purple

One of the very first albums I ever owned. Still in my album collection still played regularly.

62 Dressed to Kill - Kiss Dressed to Kill - Kiss V 1 Comment
63 Tommy - The Who Tommy - 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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64 The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars - David Bowie The 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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65 Live at Filmore East - The Allman Brothers Live at Filmore East - The Allman Brothers

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

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66 Van Halen - Van Halen Van 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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67 In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson In 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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68 Aqualung - Jethro Tull Aqualung - Jethro Tull V 2 Comments
69 Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
70 Pyromania - Def Leppard Pyromania - Def Leppard

Should be higher

71 Rock and Roll Over - Kiss Rock and Roll Over - Kiss
72 Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin Led 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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73 Leftoverture - Kansas Leftoverture - 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.

74 KISS - Kiss KISS - Kiss
75 The Stranger - Billy Joel The Stranger - Billy Joel

Seriously? Billy Joel is so underrated nowadays.

76 Operation Mindcrime - Queensryche Operation Mindcrime - Queensryche

Should be much higher than this!

Absolute masterpiece, how does this album get no respect

77 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
78 Blonde On Blonde - Bob Dylan Blonde On Blonde - Bob Dylan V 2 Comments
79 Who Do We Think We Are - Deep Purple Who Do We Think We Are - Deep Purple
80 Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys Pet 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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