Albums You Would Add to Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums of All Time

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101 Wasting Light - Foo Fighters
102 The Payback - James Brown
103 We're Only In It for the Money - Frank Zappa
104 Hot Rats - Frank Zappa
105 Blow by Blow - Jeff Beck
106 Wildflowers - Tom Petty
107 Band of Gypsys - Jimi Hendrix
108 Metamodern Sounds In Country Music - Sturgill Simpson
109 Smiley Smile - Beach Boys
110 Friends - Beach Boys
111 Icky Thump - The White Stripes
112 Songs of Leonard Cohen - Leonard Cohen
113 Avenged Sevenfold - Avenged Sevenfold
114 Fallen - Evanescence
115 No Fences - Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks is a hugely successful artist (even though I have to say, only in the USA) and "No Fences" is usually seen as his greatest album, plus with 17 times platinum it is his most successful studio album as well. It features 11 country crossover songs that heavily borrow elements from the genres rock, ane blues, and just feel so alive. That is due to Brooks' passionate performance, the perfectly embedded use of all kinds of guitars and other instrumentals and the unusually deep lyrics that offer a variety of moods and topics. The hit single "Friends in Low Places" has a brilliantly sarcastic tone while "The Thunder Rolls" is a masterpiece of metaphoric and symbolic storytelling. Songs like "This Ain't Tennessee" and "Victim of the Game" tell tales about the difficulty of love, but in a way we know it from Frank Sinatra classics, despite their fresh and modern use of instruments, vocals and sound. Then there are a few uptempo ...more - Martin_Canine

116 Debut - Bjork
117 Ropin' the Wind - Garth Brooks
118 Mother Earth - Within Temptation
119 Secret Dreams and Forbidden Fire - Bonnie Tyler
120 Blade Runner - Vangelis
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