Top Ten Classic Rock Albums of All Time

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41 Highway To Hell - AC/DC

This is better then Back In Black and every other album on this list (Other than the Queen ones)

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

Bon Scott is the greatest - ACDC-

42 First Rays of the New Rising Sun - Jimi Hendrix

An album 95% finished when he died, that showed the new direction Jimi was heading. An excellent album.

43 Hysteria - Def Leppard

7 hit singles on one album... This is definitely Leppard's equivalent to Michael Jacksons Thriller

44 Dirt - Alice In Chains

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.

If you haven't listened to this LP...DO IT

Unique! A masterpiece

45 Cosmo's Factory - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Ass kickin american rock n roll! CCR is up there in the MT. Rushmore of Rock Icons! Is number 10 on my list!

My first Lp

46 Fun House - The Stooges
47 Pronounced Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd - Lynyrd Skynyrd

One of my top ten albums of all time

Should be top 10

Should be number 1. No questions about it

48 Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs - Derek & the Dominos

Eric Clapton and Duane Allman, what else to say

49 Burn - Deep Purple
50 Beggars Banquet - The Rolling Stones

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

51 4 - Foreigner

Why is this hear

This album rocks from beginning to end.

I agree. should be on this list and definitely not this high.

52 L.A. Woman - The Doors

Pure Greatness should be higher.

Doors overrated.

53 Fragile - Yes

One of the most original albums of all time. One of a kind!

This should in top 10

54 1984 - Van Halen

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

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55 War - U2

Rock with soul. Intelligent rock sound without comparison.

56 Thick As a Brick - Jethro Tull

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

57 The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle - Bruce Springsteen
58 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!

59 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...

Dio m/

60 Whitesnake - Whitesnake

Sucks very mediocre...really ahead of so many great albums

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