Top Ten Classic Rock Albums of All Time

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41 Burn - Deep Purple
42 Physical Graffiti - Led Zeppelin

Only 42. No, no, no. One of the finest rock album produced ever. Should be among the first 20.

Led Zeppelin - The Doors - Janis Joplin - Love - Neil Young all on top. The first 6 Led Zeppelin albums should be in the top 30!

This is the greatest album in the Zep collection. It shows everything they could do at the very best. Songs like Kashmir, In My Time of Dying, Trampled Underfoot are just all-time hits

"The first 6 Led Zeppelin albums should be in the top 30! "
No: The first 6 Led Zeppelin albums should be in the top 5!

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43 L.A. Woman - The Doors

Pure Greatness should be higher.

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44 Beggars Banquet - The Rolling Stones

The start of a classic run of great albums, one of the best album ever from the Stones.

45 4 - Foreigner V 2 Comments
46 Fragile - Yes V 1 Comment
47 Highway To Hell - AC/DC

This is AC/DC at their finest. BIB is a close second however, HTH just rocks more

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48 1984 - Van Halen

Number 49? No disrespect to deep purple but swap made in Japan for this one!

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49 Destroyer - KISS

I am over 50 years old, and I think this may be one of the most under-rated rock albums ever, or at least, in my era. Yes, the cover and the band's 'shtick' have worn off over the years, but the songs on this album are really pure classic rock and roll. It's tough for a lot of people to acknowledge KISS actually put out good rock, but this is proof.

Iconic. After "Alive! " catapulted KISS to the top, "Destroyer" proved the accession wasn't a fluke. Bob Ezrin (the same producer for Pink Floyd's "The Wall," stretched KISS' song-writing and musicianship to new levels. The songs have stood the test of time, E.G. , "Detroit Rock City," "Beth," "Shout it Out Loud," "Do You Love Me," etc. An amazing musical experience!

50 Sticky Fingers - The Rolling Stones V 2 Comments
51 War - U2

Rock with soul. Intelligent rock sound without comparison.

52 Thick As a Brick - Jethro Tull

Best Jethro Tull album, as well as best album of 1972. - Caleb9000

53 The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle - Bruce Springsteen
54 Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow - Rainbow

My first experiance for rock! Best sounds like man of siver mountain, temple of the king and catch the rainbow etc...

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55 Whitesnake - Whitesnake
56 The Beatles (The White Album) - The Beatles
57 Blood On the Tracks - Bob Dylan V 1 Comment
58 Stormbringer - Deep Purple
59 Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen and the Street Band

What? This may be the best album in the last 40 years! Only the Who or the Stones put rock albums out as good as this.

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60 Fireball - Deep Purple

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

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