Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Albums of All Time (bolded = listened to in entirety)
Albums not attached to blogs were heard before I started this site.
Where’s Rush?

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band THE BEATLES – blog

Pet Sounds THE BEACH BOYS

Revolver THE BEATLES – blog

Highway 61 Revisited BOB DYLAN – blog

Rubber Soul THE BEATLES – blog

What’s Going On MARVIN GAYE – blog

Exile on Main Street THE ROLLING STONES – blog

London Calling THE CLASH – blog

Blonde on Blonde BOB DYLAN – blog

The White Album THE BEATLES – blog

Sunrise ELVIS PRESLEY – blog

Kind of Blue MILES DAVIS – blog

The Velvet Underground THE VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO – blog

Abbey Road THE BEATLES – blog

Are You Experienced? THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE

Blood On The Tracks BOB DYLAN – blog

Nevermind NIRVANA – blog

Born To Run BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – blog

Astral Weeks VAN MORRISON – blog

Thriller MICHAEL JACKSON

The Great Twenty-Eight CHUCK BERRY – blog

The Complete Recordings ROBERT JOHNSON – blog

Plastic Ono Band JOHN LENNON – blog

Innervisions STEVIE WONDER – blog

Live At The Apollo JAMES BROWN – blog

Rumours FLEETWOOD MAC

The Joshua Tree U2

Who’s Next THE WHO

Led Zeppelin LED ZEPPELIN

Blue JONI MITCHELL – blog

Bringing It All Back Home BOB DYLAN – blog

Let It Bleed THE ROLLING STONES – blog

Ramones RAMONES – blog

Music From Big Pink THE BAND – blog

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars DAVID BOWIE – blog

Tapestry CAROLE KING – blog

Hotel California THE EAGLES – blog

The Anthology MUDDY WATERS – blog

Please Please Me THE BEATLES – blog

Forever Changes LOVE – blog

Never Mind the Bullocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols THE SEX PISTOLS – blog

The Doors THE DOORS

The Dark Side of the Moon PINK FLOYD

Horses PATTI SMITH – blog

The Band THE BAND – blog

Legend BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS

A Love Supreme JOHN COLTRANE – blog

It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back PUBLIC ENEMY – blog

At Fillmore East THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – blog

Here’s Little Richard LITTLE RICHARD – blog

Bridge Over Troubled Water SIMON AND GARFUNKEL – blog

Greatest Hits AL GREEN – blog

Meet the Beatles THE BEATLES – blog

The Birth of Soul: The Complete Atlantic R&B RAY CHARLES – blog

Electric Ladyland JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE – blog

Elvis Presley ELVIS PRESLEY

Songs in the Key of Life STEVIE WONDER – blog

Beggar’s Banquet THE ROLLING STONES – blog

Trout Mask Replica CAPTAIN BEEFHEART AND HIS MAGIC BAND – blog

Greatest Hits SLY & THE FAMILY STONE – blog

Appetite for Destruction GUNS N’ ROSES – blog

Achtung Baby U2 – blog

Sticky Fingers THE ROLLING STONES – blog

Back to Mono PHIL SPECTOR – blog

Moondance VAN MORRISON – blog

Led Zeppelin IV LED ZEPPELIN

The Stranger BILLY JOEL – blog

Off The Wall MICHAEL JACKSON – blog

Superfly CURTIS MAYFIELD – blog

Physical Graffiti LED ZEPPELIN – blog

After The Gold Rush NEIL YOUNG – blog

Star Time JAMES BROWN – blog

Purple Rain PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION

Back In Black AC/DC – blog

Otis Blue – OTIS REDDING – blog

Led Zeppelin II LED ZEPPELIN

Imagine JOHN LENNON

The Clash THE CLASH – blog

Harvest NEIL YOUNG – blog

Odessey and Oracle THE ZOMBIES – blog

Graceland PAUL SIMON

Axis: Bold As Love JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE – blog

I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You ARETHA FRANKLIN – blog

Lady Soul ARETHA FRANKLIN – blog

Born in the U.S.A. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – blog

Let It Be THE BEATLES – blog

The Wall PINK FLOYD – blog

At Folsom Prison JOHNNY CASH – blog

Dusty in Memphis DUSTY SPRINGFIELD

Talking Book STEVIE WONDER

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road ELTON JOHN – blog

20 Golden Greats BUDDY HOLLY

Sign ‘O’ The Times PRINCE – blog

40 Greatest Hits HANK WILLIAMS – blog

Bitches Brew MILES DAVIS – blog

Green River CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL – blog

Tommy THE WHO

The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan BOB DYLAN – blog

This Year’s Model ELVIS COSTELLO

There’s a Riot Goin’ On SLY & THE FAMILY STONE – blog

In The Wee Small Hours FRANK SINATRA – blog

Fresh Cream CREAM – blog

Giant Steps JOHN COLTRANE

Sweet Baby James JAMES TAYLOR – blog

Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music RAY CHARLES – blog

Rocket to Russia RAMONES – blog

Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 SAM COOKE – blog

Hunky Dory DAVID BOWIE – blog

Aftermath THE ROLLING STONES – blog

Loaded – THE VELVET UNDERGROUND – blog

The Bends RADIOHEAD – blog

If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS – blog

Court and Spark JONI MITCHELL – blog

Disraeli Gears CREAM – blog

The Who Sell Out THE WHO – blog

Out of Our Heads THE ROLLING STONES – blog

Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs DEREK AND THE DOMINOES

At Last! ETTA JAMES

Sweetheart of the Rodeo THE BYRDS – blog

Stand! SLY & THE FAMILY STONE – blog

The Harder They Come ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

Raising Hell RUN DMC – blog

Moby Grape MOBY GRAPE

Pearl JANIS JOPLIN

Catch a Fire BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS – blog

Younger Than Yesterday THE BYRDS

Raw Power THE STOOGES

Remain in Light TALKING HEADS – blog

Marquee Moon TELEVISION

Paranoid BLACK SABBATH

Saturday Night Fever ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – blog

Ready To Die THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.

Slanted and Enchanted PAVEMENT

Greatest Hits ELTON JOHN

Tim THE REPLACEMENTS

The Chronic DR. DRE

Rejuvuenation THE METERS

All That You Can’t Leave Behind U2

Parallel Lines BLONDIE – blog

Live at the Regal B.B. KING

A Christmas Gift for You PHIL SPECTOR

Gris-Gris DR. JOHN

Straight Outta Compton N.W.A.

Aja STEELY DAN – blog

Surrealistic Pillow JEFFERSON AIRPLANE – blog

Deja Vu CROSBY, STILLS , NASH AND YOUNG – blog

Houses of the Holy LED ZEPPELIN

Santana SANTANA

Darkness on the Edge of Town BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

The B-52’s THE B-52’S

The Low End Theory A TRIBE CALLED QUEST

Moanin’ in the Moonlight HOWLIN’ WOLF

Pretenders THE PRETENDERS

Paul’s Boutique BEASTIE BOYS – blog

Closer JOY DIVISION

Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy ELTON JOHN – blog

Alive KISS – blog

Electric Warrior T.REX – blog

The Dock of the Bay OTIS REDDING

OK Computer RADIOHEAD

1999 PRINCE – blog

Heart Like a Wheel LINDA RONSTADT – blog

Let’s Get It On MARVIN GAYE

Imperial Bedroom ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS

Master of Puppets METALLICA

My Aim Is True ELVIS COSTELLO

Exodus BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS – blog

Live at Leeds THE WHO

The Notorious Byrd Brothers THE BYRDS – blog

Every Picture Tells a Story ROD STEWART – blog

Something / Anything? TODD RUNDGREN – blog

Desire BOB DYLAN

Close to You THE CARPENTERS – blog

Rocks AEROSMITH – blog

One Nation Under a Groove FUNKADELIC

The Anthology 1961-1977 CURTIS MAYFIELD AND THE IMPRESSIONS

The Definitive Collection ABBA

The Rolling Stones, Now! THE ROLLING STONES

Natty Dread BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS

Fleetwood Mac FLEETWOOD MAC – blog

Red Headed Stranger WILLIE NELSON

The Stooges THE STOOGES

Fresh SLY & THE FAMILY STONE – blog

So PETER GABRIEL – blog

Buffalo Springfield Again BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD

Happy Trails QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE

From Elvis in Memphis ELVIS PRESLEY

Fun House THE STOOGES

The Gilded Palace of Sin THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS

Dookie GREEN DAY

Transformer LOU REED – blog

Blues Breakers JOHN MAYALL with ERIC CLAPTON

Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 VARIOUS ARTISTS – blog

Murmur R.E.M. – blog

The Best Of LITTLE WALTER

Highway To Tell AC/DC

The Dowward Spiral NINE INCH NAILS

Parsley Sage, Rosemary and Thyme SIMON AND GARFUNKEL – blog

Bad MICHAEL JACKSON – blog

Wheels of Fire CREAM

Dirty Mind PRINCE – blog

Abraxas SANTANA

Tea for the Tillerman CAT STEVENS – blog

Ten PEARL JAM – blog

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere NEIL YOUNG with CRAZY HORSE

Wish You Were Here PINK FLOYD

Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain PAVEMENT

Tattoo You THE ROLLING STONES – blog

Proud Mary: The Best of IKE and TINA TURNER

New York Dolls NEW YORK DOLLS

Bo Diddley / Go Bo Diddley BO DIDDLEY

Two Steps From The Blues BOBBY BLAND

The Queen Is Dead THE SMITHS

Licensed to Ill BEASTIE BOYS

Look-Ka Py Py THE METERS

Loveless MY BLOODY VALENTINE

New Orleans Piano PROFESSOR LONGHAIR

War U2

The Neil Diamond Collection NEIL DIAMOND

Nebraska BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

Doolittle PIXIES

Paid In Full ERIC B. & RAKIM

Toys in the Attic AEROSMITH – blog

Nick of Time BONNIE RAITT

A Night at the Opera QUEEN – blog

The Kink Kronikles THE KINKS

Mr. Tambourine Man THE BYRDS – blog

Bookends SIMON AND GARFUNKEL – blog

The Ultimate Collection PATSY CLINE

Mr. Excitement! JACKIE WILSON

The Who Sings My Generation THE WHO

Howlin’ Wolf HOWLIN” WOLF

Like a Prayer MADONNA – blog

Can’t Buy a Thrill STEELY DAN – blog

Let It Be THE REPLACEMENTS

Run-DMC Run-DMC – blog

Black Sabbath BLACK SABBATH

All Killer, NO Filler! JERRY LEE LEWIS

Freak Out! THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION – blog

Live Dead GRATEFUL DEAD

Bryter Layter NICK DRAKE

The Shape of Jazz to Come ORNETTE COLEMAN

Automatic for the People R.E.M.

Reasonable Doubt JAY-Z

Low – DAVID BOWIE – blog

The River BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

Dictionary of Soul OTIS REDDING

Metallica METALLICA

Trans-Europe Express KRAFTWERK

Whitney Houston WHITNEY HOUSTON – blog

The Village Green Preservation Society THE KINKS

The Velvet Rope JANET JACKSON – blog

Stardust WILLIE NELSON – blog

American Beauty GRATEFUL DEAD – blog

Crosby Stills and Nash CROSBY, STILLS AND NASH – blog

Buena Vista Social Club BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB

Tracy Chapman TRACY CHAPMAN

Workingman’s Dead GRATEFUL DEAD – blog

The Genius of RAY CHARLES

Child is Father to the Man BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS

Cosmo’s Factory CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL – blog

Quadrophenia THE WHO

There Goes Rhymin’ Simon PAUL SIMON – blog

Psycho Candy THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN

Some Girls THE ROLLING STONES  – blog

The Beach Boys Today! THE BEACH BOYS – blog

Going to a Go-Go SMOKEY ROBINSON/THE MIRACLES – blog

Nightbirds LABELLE – blog

The Slim Shady LP EMINEM

Mothership Connection PARLIAMENT

Rhythm Nation 1814 JANET JACKSON – blog

Anthology of American Folk Music HARRY SMITH, ED.

Aladdin Sane DAVID BOWIE – blog

The Immaculate Collection MADONNA – blog

My Life MARY J. BLIGE

Folk Singer MUDDY WATERS

Can’t Get Enough BARRY WHITE – blog

The Cars THE CARS

Five Leaves Left NICK DRAKE

Music of My Mind STEVIE WONDER

I’m Still in Love With You AL GREEN

Los Angeles X

Anthem of the Sun GRATEFUL DEAD – blog

Something Else By THE KINKS

Call Me AL GREEN

Talking Heads: 77 TALKING HEADS – blog

The Basement Tapes BOB DYLAN AND THE BAND

White Light / White Heat THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

Kick Out the Jams MC5

Meat is Murder THE SMITHS

We’re Only in It for the Money THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION – blog

Weezer (The Blue Album) WEEZER

Master of Reality BLACK SABBATH

Coat of Many Colors DOLLY PARTON – blog

Fear of a Black Planet PUBLIC ENEMY – blog

John Wesley Harding BOB DYLAN

The Marshall Mathers LP EMINEM

Grace JEFF BUCKLEY

Car Wheels on a Gravel Road LUCINDA WILLIAMS

Odelay BECK

Songs for Swingin’ Lovers FRANK SINATRA – blog

Avalon ROXY MUSIC – blog

The Sun Records Collection VARIOUS ARTISTS

Nothing’s Shocking JANE’S ADDICTION

BloodSugarSexMagik RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

MTV Unplugged in New York NIRVANA – blog

The Miseducation of LAURYN HILL

Damn The Torpedoes TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS – blog

The Velvet Underground THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

Surfer Rosa PIXIES

Rock Steady NO DOUBT

The Eminem Show EMINEM

Back Stabbers THE O’JAYS

Burnin’ THE WAILERS

Pink Moon NICK DRAKE

Sail Away RANDY NEWMAN

Ghost in the Machine THE POLICE

Station to Station DAVID BOWIE – blog

The Very Best of LINDA RONSTADT – blog

Slowhand ERIC CLAPTON

Disintegration THE CURE

Jagged Little Pill ALANIS MORISSETTE – blog

Exile in Guyville LIZ PHAIR

Daydream Nation SONIC YOUTH

In The Jungle Groove JAMES BROWN

Tonight’s The Night NEIL YOUNG

Help! THE BEATLES – blog

Shoot Out the Lights RICHARD AND LINDA THOMPSON

Wild Gift X

Squeezing Out Sparks GRAHAM PARKER

Superunknown SOUNDGARDEN

Aqualung JETHRO TULL – blog

Cheap Thrills BIG BROTHER & HOLDING COMPANY – blog

The Heart of Saturday Night TOM WAITS

Damaged BLACK FLAG

Play MOBY

Violator DEPECHE MODE – blog

Bat Out of Hell MEAT LOAF

Berlin LOU REED

Stop Making Sense TALKING HEADS – blog

3 Feet High and Rising DE LA SOUL

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn PINK FLOYD – blog

At Newport 1960 MUDDY WATERS

Roger the Engineer THE YARDBIRDS

Rust Never Sleeps NEIL YOUNG AND CRAZY HORSE

Brothers in Arms DIRE STRAITS

52nd Street BILLY JOEL – blog

Having a Rave Up with THE YARDBIRDS

12 Songs RANDY NEWMAN – blog

Between the Buttons THE ROLLING STONES – blog

Sketches of Spain MILES DAVIS – blog

Honky Chateau ELTON JOHN – blog

Singles Going Steady THE BUZZCOCKS

Stankonia OUTKAST

Siamese Dream THE SMASHING PUMPKINS

Substance NEW ORDER

L.A. Woman THE DOORS – blog

Ray of Light MADONNA – blog

American Recordings JOHNNY CASH

Louder Than Bombs THE SMITHS

Mott the Hoople MOTT

Is This It THE STROKES

Rage Against the Machine RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Regatta de Blanc THE POLICE

Volunteers JEFFERSON AIRPLANE

Siren ROXY MUSIC

Late for the Sky JACKSON BROWNE

Post BJORK

The Eagles THE EAGLES – blog

The Ultimate Collection 1948-1990 JOHN LEE HOOKER

(What’s the Story) Morning Glory? OASIS

CrazySexyCool TLC

Funky Kingston TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS

Greetings from Asbury Park BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

Sunflower THE BEACH BOYS – blog

Modern Lovers MODERN LOVERS

More Songs About Buildings and Food TALKING HEADS – blog

A Quick One (Happy Jack) THE WHO – blog

Pyromania DEF LEPPARD

Pretzel Logic STEELY DAN – blog

Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers WU-TANG CLAN

Country Life ROXY MUSIC

A Hard Day’s Night THE BEATLES – blog

The End of the Innocence DON HENLEY

Elephant THE WHITE STRIPES – blog

The Pretender JACKSON BROWNE

Willy and the Poor Boys CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL – blog

Good Old Boys RANDY NEWMAN – blog

For Your Pleasure ROXY MUSIC

Blue Lines MASSIVE ATTACK

Eliminator ZZ TOP – blog

Rain Dogs TOM WAITS – blog

Anthology THE TEMPTATIONS

Californication RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

Illmatic NAS

(Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-Nerd) LYNYRD SKYNYRD

Dr. John’s Gumbo DR. JOHN – blog

Radio City BIG STAR

Sandinista! THE CLASH

Rid of Me PJ HARVEY

I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got SINEAD O’CONNOR

Strange Days THE DOORS – blog

Time Out of Mind BOB DYLAN

461 Ocean Boulevard ERIC CLAPTON

Pink Flag WIRE

Double Nickels on the Dime MINUTEMEN

Mezzanine MASSIVE ATTACK

Beauty and the Beat THE GO-GO’s – blog

Van Halen VAN HALEN – blog

Mule Variations TOM WAITS

Boy U2

Band on the Run WINGS – blog

Dummy PORTISHEAD

The “Chirping” Crickets BUDDY HOLLY & CRICKETS

The Best of the Girl Groups Vol. 1 & 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS – blog

Changesone DAVID BOWIE

The Battle of Los Angelos RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes THE RONETTES

Kid A RADIOHEAD

Grievous Angel GRAM PARSONS

At Budokan CHEAP TRICK – blog

Anthology DIANA ROSS AND THE SUPREMES

Sleepless PETER WOLF

Another Green World BRIAN ENO

Outlandos d’Amour THE POLICE

To Bring You My Love PJ HARVEY

Here Come the Warm Jets BRIAN ENO

All Things Must Pass GEORGE HARRISON

#1 Record BIG STAR

In Utero NIRVANA

Sea Change BECK

Tragic Kingdom NO DOUBT

Boys Don’t Cry THE CURE

Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 SAM COOKE

Criminal Minded BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS

Rum, Sodomy and the Lash THE POGUES

Suicide SUICIDE

Q: Are We Not Men? A:We Are Devo! DEVO – blog

In Color CHEAP TRICK – blog

The World Is a Ghetto WAR – blog

Fly Like an Eagle STEVE MILLER BAND – blog

Back in the USA MC5

Music MADONNA – blog

Ritual de lo Habitual JANE’S ADDICTION

Getz / Gilberto STAN GETZ – blog

Synchronicity THE POLICE

Third/Sister Lovers BIG STAR

For Everyman JACKSON BROWNE

John Prine JOHN PRINE

Strictly Business EPMD

Love It to Death ALICE COOPER

How Will the Wolf Survive? LOS LOBOS

Here, My Dear MARVIN GAYE

Tumbleweed Connection ELTON JOHN – blog

The Blueprint JAY-Z

Golden Hits THE DRIFTERS

Live Through This HOLE – blog

Love and Theft BOB DYLAN

Elton John ELTON JOHN – blog

Metal Box PUBLIC IMAGE LTD.

Document R.E.M. – blog

Heaven Up Here ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN

Hysteria DEF LEPPARD

A Rush of Blood to the Head COLDPLAY

Live in Europe OTIS REDDING

Tunnel of Love BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND

The Score THE FUGEES

Radio LL COOL J

I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight RICHARD AND LINDA THOMPSON

Faith GEORGE MICHAEL

The Smiths THE SMITHS

Armed Forces ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS

Life After Death THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. – blog

Branded Man MERLE HAGGARD

All-Time Greatest Hits LORETTA LYNN – blog

Maggot Brain FUNKADELIC – blog

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness THE SMASHING PUMPKINS

Voodoo D’ANGELO

Guitar Town STEVE EARLE

Entertainment GANG OF FOUR

All The Young Dudes MOTT THE HOOPLE – blog

Vitalogy PEARL JAM

That’s the Way of the World EARTH, WIND AND FIRE – blog

She’s So Unusual CYNDI LAUPER – blog

New Day Rising HUSKER DU

Destroyer KISS – blog

Yo! Bum Rush the Show PUBLIC ENEMY

Tres Hombres ZZ TOP

Born Under a Bad Sign ALBERT KING

Touch EURYTHMICS – blog

Yankee Hotel Foxtrot WILCO

Boz Scaggs BOZ SCAGGS

New Boots and Panties!! IAN DURY AND THE BLOCKHEADS

Give It Up BONNIE RAITT – blog

The Stone Roses THE STONE ROSES

Head Hunters HERBIE HANCOCK

Live at Cook County Jail B.B. KING

Aquemini OUTKAST – blog