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On Hole 's breakthrough album, Courtney Love wants to be "the girl with the most cake," and she spends the whole album paying for it, in the melodic punk-rock anguish of "Miss World," "Softer, Softest" and "Doll Parts. By the early s, the Drifters had evolved into the most suave soul group on the block. Even after Ben E. John has always had a jones for the myth of the American West. Along with lyricist Bernie Taupin, he fully indulges those cowboy fantasies here. These Kentucky boys took a giant leap forward on their fourth album — giant enough to take them from a jammy Americana band to awe-inspiring purveyors of interstellar art rock.
My Morning Jacket infused Z with both Eno-esque keyboards and sculpted guitars, but also Skynyrd-style riffs and bar-band grooves. It's one of the weirdest Motown records ever. Gaye 's divorce settlement required him to make a new album and pay the royalties to his ex-wife — the sister of Motown boss Berry Gordy. But the band from East L.
Onstage, Cooper was the shock-rock king who decapitated baby dolls, but his early studio albums are smart, razor-sharp attacks of Detroit rock. In the summer of '88, Erick Sermon and Parrish Smith, a. Cut in the era before artists cleared their samples, the title jam even pilfers "I Shot the Sheriff. Prine was a mailman-turned-folk-singer, and his debut is unique in how it views American life with generosity, tolerance and wit.
Prine sang about smoking dope "Illegal Smile" , but his empathy for the old folks with "Hello in There" made most hippie songwriters sound smug. It's sad to think back on how fresh this record sounded at the time — funny and hip, revivalist but forward-looking.
She triggered a new era for brilliantly weird women in pop. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. LaFace, At a time when formulaic albums by Master P and Puff Daddy topped the charts, OutKast unleashed an explosive hip-hop that deployed live musicians, social commentary and a heavy dose of deep funk.
ABC, King was enjoying a career renaissance when he played this Chicago jail in Silvertone, For a few glorious moments, the Stone Roses looked like they might lead another British Invasion. Sympathy for the Record Industry, The third album by Jack and Meg White was the right dynamite for a mainstream breakthrough. Atlantic, The stone-solid grooves on this underrated gem come courtesy of the Muscle Shoals rhythm section; the soulful guitar comes courtesy of Scaggs and guest Duane Allman.
Warner Bros. Columbia, Two hipster geeks get some rad vintage keyboards and compose a suite of synthesized heartache. RCA, Annie Lennox looked like a gender-bending cybor, but she sang with soul; producer Dave Stewart hid behind his beard and masterminded the sound. Casablanca, By their fifth album, Kiss were the most popular band in America, with sold-out stadium tours and eventually their own pinball machine, makeup line and a TV movie.
SST, These three Minneapolis dudes played savagely emotional hardcore punk that became a big influence on Nirvana , among others. Epic, Their previous album, Vs. Columbia, Mott were a hard-rock band with a Dylan fixation until David Bowie got ahold of them.
Loud, The best Wu-Tang solo joint is a study in understated cool and densely woven verses. Virgin, Globally, Chao had long been a Marley-size figure.
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Elektra, Where American white kids got the notion they could play the blues. Columbia, After the big-scale Born in the U. Capitol, Coldplay churn out bighearted British guitar rock on their second album — what Chris Martin aptly called "emotion that can make you feel sad while you're moving your legs. Merge, The title says it all: three discs of brilliantly turned tunes about pop's signature emotion.
Mercury, Def Leppard had a run of bad luck in the Eighties, especially when drummer Rick Allen lost his arm in a car crash on New Year's Eve DGC, On Hole 's breakthrough album, Courtney Love wants to be "the girl with the most cake," and she spends the whole album paying for it, in the melodic punk-rock anguish of "Miss World," "Softer, Softest" and "Doll Parts. Atlantic, By the early s, the Drifters had evolved into the most suave soul group on the block. RCA, These Kentucky boys took a giant leap forward on their fourth album — giant enough to take them from a jammy Americana band to awe-inspiring purveyors of interstellar art rock.
Motown, It's one of the weirdest Motown records ever. Atlantic, Prine was a mailman-turned-folk-singer, and his debut is unique in how it views American life with generosity, tolerance and wit. Universal, It's sad to think back on how fresh this record sounded at the time — funny and hip, revivalist but forward-looking. Load More. I forgot about Led Zeppelin. Also confused Dylan and Bowie as usually. One is D. Had less than a minute left when I finally remembered who did the Joshua Tree album. Rolling Stone magazine is called Rolling Stone not Stones!
With all the blanks and "greatest hits" type of clues, this was basically just typing every singer and band I could remember. Of all the artists they put on these BS lists, I am surprised they got very few of the "greats" from the early days that started the ball rolling toward rock and roll. I was surprised especially by the absence of John Lee Hooker among others. King should be on here somehow. Surprised by no Clapton from Cream or on his own. Those artists didn't make albums though. They are famous for their live performances, and they released singles here and there.
I do think the inclusion of "greatest hits" on this list is kind of ridiculous to start with, as those are not actually albums. When the title of the album is simply the name of the band, that's not very much to go on. Well, I came into this quiz knowing this list would be terrible because nobody knows less about music than Rolling Stone magazine , but they still managed to disappoint me with how awful it was somehow.
Rolling Stone is a joke and will always be a joke. Their absolutely blatant bias to 60s music like The Beatles and Bob Dylan both incredible acts is woeful. They also have this built in hatred of both Pink Floyd and Queen. They placed Bohemian Rhapsody at no of all time, the only Queen song to make the top , placed Freddie Mercury at no 18 of best singers, and put Pink Floyd and Queen at no 51 and 52 respectively, clearly to not disturb their precious top I could go on for ages about how absurdly biased they are but I really don't think I need to it is that obvious.
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The Beach Boys. Bob Dylan. Marvin Gaye.
The Rolling Stones. The Clash. Elvis Presley. Miles Davis. The Velvet Underground. The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Bruce Springsteen. Van Morrison. Michael Jackson. Chuck Berry. Robert Johnson. John Lennon. Stevie Wonder. James Brown. Fleetwood Mac. The Who. Led Zeppelin. Joni Mitchell.
The Ramones. The Band. David Bowie. Carole King. The Eagles. Muddy Waters.
The Sex Pistols. The Doors.
Pink Floyd. Patti Smith. Bob Marley and the Wailers. John Coltrane. Public Enemy.