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I embarked on this project during the year 2014.  I used Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums list as a guide (below; as updated in 2012).  Not long into the project, I learned of another list (see Acclaimed Music) that is perhaps more revered than this list.  Too stubborn to turn back, I decided to finish the RS list, and to double-back in 2015 filling in the albums I hadn't already covered.  You can continue to follow the project by using the 2015 list (here).

100: The Zombies - Odessey and Oracle (1968)

099: Sly & the Family Stone - There's a Riot Goin' On (1971)

098: Elvis Costello & the Attractions - This Year's Model (1978)

097: Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin` Bob Dylan (1963)

096: The Who - Tommy (1969)

095: Miles Davis - Bitches Brew (1970)

094: Hank Williams - 40 Greatest Hits

093: Prince - Sign 'o' the Times (1987)

092: Buddy Holly - Lives

091: Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973)

090: Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (1972)

089: Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis (1969)

088: Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison (1968)

087: Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)

086: Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A (1984)

085: Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul (1968)

084: Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (1967)

083: The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis - Bold as Love (1967)

082: Neil Young - Harvest (1972)

081: The Clash - The Clash (1977)

080: John Lennon - Imagine (1971)

079: Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II (1969)

078: Otis Redding - Otis Blue - Otis Redding Sings Soul (1965)

077: AC/DC - Back in Black (1980)

076: Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain (1984)

075: James Brown - Star Time (1991)

074: Neil Young - After the Gold Rush (1970)

073: Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti (1975)

072: Curtis Mayfield - Superfly (1972)

071: Paul Simon - Graceland (1985)

070: Billy Joel - The Stranger (1977)

069: Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV (1971)

068: Michael Jackson - Off the Wall (1979)

067: Radiohead - Kid A (2000)

066: Van Morrison - Moondance (1970)

065: Phil Spector - Back to Mono (1958-1969)

064: The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers (1971)

063: U2 - Achtung Baby (1991)

062: Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction (1987)

061: Sly & The Family Stone - Greatest Hits (1970)

060: Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica (1969)

059: Creedence Clearwater Revival - Chronicle: 20 Greatest Hits (1976)

058: The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet (1968)

057: Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life (1976)

056: Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956)

055: The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland (1968)

054: Ray Charles - The Birth of Soul (The Complete Atlantic Rhythm and Blues Recordings, 1952 - 1959)

053: The Beatles - Meet the Beatles! (1964)

052: Al Green - Greatest Hits (1975)

051: Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)

050: Little Richard - Here's Little Richard (1957)

049: The Allman Brothers Band - The Allman Brothers Band at Fillmore East (1971)

048: Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1988)

047: John Coltrane - A Love Supreme (1965)

046: Bob Marley and the Wailers - Legend (1984)

045: The Band - The Band (1969)

044: Patti Smith - Horses (1975)

043: Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)

042: The Doors - The Doors (1967)

041: The Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols (1977)

040: Love - Forever Changes (1967)

039: The Beatles - Please Please Me (1963)

038: Muddy Waters - The Anthology (1947-1972)

037: Eagles - Hotel California (1976)

036: Carole King - Tapestry (1971)

035: David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)

034: The Band - Music from Big Pink (1968)

033: Ramones - Ramones (1976)

032: The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed (1969)

031: Bob Dylan - Bringing It All Back Home (1965)

030: Joni Mitchell - Blue (1971)

029: Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin (1969)

028: The Who - Who's Next (1971)

027: U2 - The Joshua Tree (1987)

026: Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1977)

025: James Brown - Live at the Apollo (1963)

024: Stevie Wonder - Innervisions (1973)

023: John Lennon - Plastic Ono Band (1970)

022: Robert Johnson - The Complete Recordings

021: Chuck Berry - The Great Twenty-Eight

020: Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982)

019: Van Morrison - Astral Weeks (1968)

018: Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run (1975)

017: Nirvana - Nevermind (1991)

016: Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks (1974)

015: The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? (1967)

014: The Beatles - Abbey Road (1969)

013: The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967)

012: Miles Davis - Kind of Blue (1959)

011: Elvis Presley - The Sun Sessions

010: The Beatles - The Beatles (The White Album) (1968)

009: Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde (1966)

008: The Clash - London Calling (1979)

007: The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St (1972)

006: Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (1971)

005: The Beatles - Rubber Soul (1965)

004: Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited (1965)

003: The Beatles - Revolver (1966)

002: The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (1966)

001: The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

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