Top Ten Classic Rock Albums of All Time

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61 Live at Filmore East - The Allman Brothers

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

Greatest Live Rock album...

Best live album ever!

Best album ever

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62 Dressed to Kill - Kiss V 1 Comment
63 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 Aqualung - Jethro Tull V 2 Comments
65 Rock and Roll Over - Kiss
66 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 The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars - David Bowie

This should absolutely be way higher. This is ridiculous. Rolling Stone has your #1 (Pink Floyd 'Dark Side of the Moon') at #43 and this album at #35. So, there's that.

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.

Not a bad song on this album.

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68 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.

69 KISS - Kiss
70 Pyromania - Def Leppard

Should be higher

71 Operation Mindcrime - Queensryche

Should be much higher than this!

Absolute masterpiece, how does this album get no respect

72 The Stranger - Billy Joel

Seriously? Billy Joel is so underrated nowadays.

73 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.

The Beach Boys aren't entirely my cup of tea, but Pet Sounds is one of the best albums of all time, not just rock.

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74 London Calling - The Clash

One of the best albums ever recorded!

One of the best albums of the 70's

Amazing album. My favourite.

Insane album. a mix of everything that made the 70's great.

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75 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.

This Is The Main Album That Introduced Rock Music Fans To Progressive Rock Back In 1969.Outstanding Musicanship On A Album That Featured Greg Lake And Ian McDonald Who Would Leave This Band To Start Emerson,Lake And Palmer And Foreigner.

76 Quadrophenia - The Who

This album was revolutionary. Tommy was their first rock opera but this one built on Tommy and added new elements. Pete Townshend considers it his magnum opus and rightfully so.

The Who's greatest album

77 Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan

Should be higher since it inspired electric folk and helped the Beatles moved to their psychedelic and folk era

78 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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79 Who Do We Think We Are - Deep Purple
80 Innuendo - Queen V 1 Comment
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