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“Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Albums List [(20 Sep. 2020) Indexed by Artist]”

2pac – All Eyez on Me [436]

50 Cent – Get Rich or Die Tryin’ [280]

Aaliyah – One in a Million [314]

ABBA – The Definitive Collection [303]

AC/DC – Back in Black [84]

King Sunny Ade – The Best of the Classic Years [465]

Adele – 21 [137]

Aerosmith – Rocks [366]

The Allman Brothers Band – At Fillmore East [105]

Tori Amos – Little Earthquakes [233]

Fiona Apple – When the Pawn… [108]; The Idler Wheel [213]; Extraordinary Machine [444]

Arcade Fire – Funeral [500]

Arctic Monkeys – AM [346]

Eric B. & Rakim – Paid in Full [61]

The B-52’s – The B-52’s [198]

Bad Bunny – X 100pre

Erykah Badu – Baduizm [89]; Mama’s Gun [158]

Anita Baker – Rapture [404]

The Band – The Band [57]; Music from Big Pink [100]

The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds [2]; Wild Honey [410]; The Beach Boys Today! [466]

Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique [125]; Licensed to Ill [192]; Check Your Head [261]

Beatles – Abbey Road [5]; Revolver [11]; Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band [24]; The Beatles (The White Album) [29]; Rubber Soul [35]; Meet the Beatles! [197]; Hard Day’s Night [263]; Help! [266]; Let it Be [342]

Beck – Odelay [424]

Belle and Sebastian – If You’re Feeling Sinister [481]

Chuck Berry – The Great Twenty-Eight [51]

Beyonce – Lemonade [32]; Beyonce [80]

Big Brother and the Holding Company – Cheap Thrills [372]

Big Star – Third/Sister Lovers [285]; Radio City [359] #1 Record [474]

Bjork – Homogenic [202]; Post [289]

Black Flag – Damaged [487]

Black Sabbath – Paranoid [139]; Master of Reality [234]; Black Sabbath [355]

Mary J. Blige – My Life [126]; What’s the 411? [271]

Blondie – Parallel Lines [146]; Blondie [401]

Blur – Parklife [438]

Bon Iver – For Emma [461]

Boogie down Productions – Criminal Minded [239]

Boyz II Men – II [495]

David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars [40]; Station to Station [52]; Hunky Dory [88]; Low [206]; Scary Monsters [443]

The Breeders – Last Splash [293]

James Brown – Star Time [54]; Live at the Apollo [65]; Sex Machine [439]

Jeff Buckley – Grace [147]

Kate Bush – Hounds of Love [68]

Buzzcocks – Singles Going Steady [250]

The Byrds – Sweetheart of the Rodeo [274]; Mr. Tambourine Man [287]

Can – Ege Bamyasi [454]

The Cars – The Cars [353]

Mariah Carey – The Emancipation of Mimi [389]

Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison [164]

Manu Chao – Clandestino [469]

Tracy Chapman – Tracy Chapman [256]

Ray Charles – Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music [127]; The Birth of Soul [210]

Chic – Risque [414]

Eric Church – Chief [419]

The Clash – London Calling [16]; The Clash [101]; Sandinista! [323]

Jimmy Cliff and Various Artists – The Harder They Come: Original Soundtrack [174]

Patsy Cline – The Ultimate Collection [229]

Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas [245]

Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen [195]

Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head [324]

Ornette Coleman – The Shape of Jazz to Come [417]

Alice Coltrane – Journey in Satchidanada 

John Coltrane – A Love Supreme [66]; Giant Steps [232]

Sam Cooke – Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 [240]; Portrait of a Legend [307]

Elvis Costello – This Year’s Model [121]; My Aim is True [430]

Cream – Disraeli Gears [170]

Credence Clearwater Revival – Wily and the Poor Boys [193]; Cosmo’s Factory [413]

Crosby, Stills & Nash – Crosby, Stills & Nash [161]

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Déjà vu [220]

Sheryl Crow – Sheryl Crow [475]

The Cure – Disintegration [116]

D’Angelo – Voodoo [28]; Brown Sugar [183]

D’Angelo and the Vanguard – Black Messiah [395]

Daddy Yankee – Barrio Fino [473]

Daft Punk – Discovery [236]; Random Access [295]

Miles Davis – Kind of Blue [31]; Bit**es Brew [87]

De la Soul – Three Feet High and Rising [103]; De la Soul is Dead [228]

Lana Del Rey – Norman Fu**ing Rockwell! [321]

Depeche Mode – Violator [167]

Derek and the Dominos – Layla and other Assorted Love Songs [226]

Destiny’s Child – The Writing’s on the Wall [291]

Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! [252]

Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms [418]

DJ Shadow – Endtroducing… [329]

Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley/Go Bo Diddley [455]

Dixie Chicks – Fly [224]

The Doors – The Doors [86]

Drake – Take Care [95]; If You’re Reading This it’s Too Late [367]

Nick Drake – Pink Moon [203]

Dr. Dre – The Chronic [37]

Bob Dylan – Blood on the Tracks [9]; Highway 61 Revisited [18]; Blonde on Blonde [38]; Bringing it All back Home [181]; The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan [255]; John Wesley Harding [337]; Love and Theft [411]

Bob Dylan and the Band – The Basement Tapes [335]

Eagles – Hotel California [118]; Eagles [207]

Earth, Wind and Fire – That’s the Way of the World [420]

Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? [397]

Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott – Supa Dupa Fly [93]

Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP [145]; The Slim Shady LP [352]

Brian Eno – Here Come the Warm Jets [308]; Another Green World [338]

Roberta Flack – First Take [451]

Fleetwood Mac – Rumours [7]

The Flying Burrito Brothers – The Gilded Palace of Sin [462]

The Four Tops – Reach out [429]

Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You [13]; Lady Soul [75]; Amazing Grace [154]; Young, Gifted and Black [388]

Fugees – The Score [134]

Funkadelic – One Nation under a Groove [360]

Peter Gabriel – So [297]

Gang of Four – Entertainment! [273]

Marvin Gaye – What’s Going on [1]; Let’s Get it on [422]; Here, My Dear [493]

Ghostface Killah – Supreme Clientele [403]

The Go-Go’s – Beauty and the Beat [400]

Grateful Dead – American Beauty [215]; Workingman’s Dead [409]

Al Green – I’m Still in Love with You [306]; Call Me [427]; Greatest Hits [456]

Green Day – American Idiot [248]; Dookie [375]

Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction [62]

GZA – Liquid Swords [347]

Merle Haggard – Down Every Road 1962-1994 [284]

Herbie Hancock – Head Hunters [254]

George Harrison – All Things Must Pass [368]

PJ Harvey – Rid of Me [153]; Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea [313]

Isaac Hayes – Hot Buttered Soul [373]

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced? [30]; Electric Ladyland [53]; Axis: Bold as Love [92]

Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill [10]

Hole – Live through This [106]

Billie Holiday – Lady in Satin [317]

Buddy Holly – 20 Golden Greats [166]

Whitney Houston – Whitney Houston [249]

Howlin’ Wolf – Moanin’ in the Moonlight [477]

Husker Du – New Day Rising [428]

Ice Cube – AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted [187]

Various Artists – The Indestructible Beat of Soweto [497]

Jason Isbell – Southeastern [458]

The Isley Brothers – 3 + 3 [464]

J Dilla – Donuts [386]

Janet Jackson – Control [111]; The Velvet Rope [318]; Rhythm Nation 1814 [339]

Michael Jackson – Thriller [12]; Off the Wall [36]; Bad [194]

Etta James – At Last! [191]

Jay-Z – The Blueprint [50]; Reasonable Doubt [67]; The Black Album [155]

Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow [471]

Billy Joel – The Stranger [169]

Dr. John – Gris-Gris [356]

Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road [112]; Honky Chateau [251]

Robert Johnson – King of the Delta Blues Singers [374]

Janis Joplin – Pearl [259]

Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures [211]; Closer [309]

Juvenile – 400 Degreez [470]

Alicia Keys – The Diary of Alicia Keys [277]

B.B. King – Live at the Regal [299]

Carole King – Tapestry [25]

Kelis – Kaleidoscope [391]

Rufus & Chaka Khan – Ask Rufus [499]

Kid Cudi – Man on the Moon: The End of the Day [459]

The Kinks – The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society [384]; Something Else by the Kinks [478]

KISS – Alive! [305]

Kraftwerk – Trans Europe Express [238]

Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Expensive Sh** [402]

LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver [433]

LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You out [246]

Lady Gaga – Born This Way [484]

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly [19]; good kid, m.A.A.d. city [115]; DA**. [175]

Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings [480]

Cyndi Lauper – She’s So Unusual [184]

Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV [58]; Led Zeppelin [101]; Led Zeppelin II [123]; Physical Graffiti [144]; Houses of the Holy [278]

Jerry Lee Lewis – All Killer No Filler! [325]

John Lennon – Plastic Ono Band [85]; Imagine [223]

Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III [208]; Tha Carter II [370]

Little Richard – Here’s Little Richard [227]

Los Lobos – How Will the Wolf Survive? [431]

Lorde – Melodrama [460]

Love – Forever Changes [180]

Loretta Lynn – Coal Miner’s Daughter [440]

Lynyrd Skynyrd – (Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd) [381]

MC5 – Kick out the Jams [349]

M.I.A. – Arular [421]

Madvillian – Madvilliany [365]

Madonna – The Immaculate Collection [138]; Ray of Light [222]; Ray of Light [331]

Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs [406]

Bob Marley and the Wailers – Legend [48]; Exodus [71]; Catch a Fire [140]

Massive Attack – Blue Lines [241]; Mezzanine [383]

John Mayer – Continuum [486]

Maxwell – BLACKsummer’s night [467]

Curtis Mayfield – Super Fly (Soundtrack) [76]; Curtis [275]

Paul & Linda McCartney – Ram [450]

Metallica – Master of Puppets [97]; Metallica (The Black Album) [235]

The Meters – Looka Py Py [415]

George Michael – Faith [151]

Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah Um [380]

Minutemen – Double Nickels on the Dime [267]

Joni Mitchell – Blue [3]; Court and Spark [110]; Hejira [133]; The Hissing of Summer Lawns [258]

Mobb Deep – The Infamous [369]

The Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers [288]

Alanis Morissette – Jagged Little Pill [69]

Van Morrison – Astral Weeks [60]; Moondance [120]

Motorhead – Ace of Spades [408]

Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour [270]

My Bloody Valentine – Loveless [73]

My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade [361]

N.W.A. – Straight outta Compton [70]

Nas – Illmatic [44]

Willie Nelson – Red Headed Stranger [237]

Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane over the Sea [376]

New Order – Power, Corruption & Lies [262]

New York Dolls – New York Dolls [301]

Randy Newman – Sail away [268]

Harry Nilsson – Nilsson Schmilsson [281]

Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral [122]; Pretty Hate Machine [453]

Nirvana – Nevermind [6]; In Utero [173]; MTV Unplugged in New York [279]

The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready to Die [22]; Life after Death [179]

Various Artists – Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era [405]

Laura Nyro – Eli & the 13th Street Confession

Sinead O’Connor – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got [457]

Oasis – What’s the Story (Morning Glory) [157]; Definitely Maybe [217]

Frank Ocean – Blond [79]; Channel Orange [148]

Outkast – Aquemini [49]; Stankonia [64]; Speakerboxxx/The Love Below [290]

Parliament – The Mothership Connection

Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors [257]

Pavement – Slanted and Enchanted [199]; Wowee Zowee [265]; Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain [434]

Pearl Jam – Ten [160]

Pet Shop Boys – Actually [435]

Tom Petty – Wildflowers [214]; Full Moon Fever [298]

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Da** the Torpedoes [231]

Liz Phair – Exile in Guyville [56]

The Pharcyde – Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde [482]

Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon [55]; The Wall [129]; Piper at the Gates of Dawn [253]; Wish You Were Here [264]

Pixies – Doolittle [141]; Surfer Rosa [390]

The Police – Synchronicity [159]

Portishead – Dummy [131]

Elvis Presley – The Sun Sessions [78]; From Elvis in Memphis [322]; Elvis Presley [332]

The Pretenders – Pretenders [152]

Primal Scream – Screamadelica [437]

Prince – Sign o’ the Times [45]; 1999 [130]; Dirty Mind [326]

Prince and the Revolution – Purple Rain [8]

John Prine – John Prine [149]

Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us back [15]; Fear of a Black Planet [176]

Pulp – Different Class [162]

Queen – A Night at the Opera [128]

R.E.M. – Automatic for the People [96]; Murmur [165]

Radiohead – Kid A [20]; OK Computer [42]; The Bends [276]; In Rainbows [387]

Raekwon – Only Built for Cuban Linx [219]

Rage against the Machine – Rage against the Machine [221]

The Raincoats – The Raincoats [398]

Bonnie Raitt – Nick of Time [492]

Ramones – Ramones [47]; Rocket to Russia [385]

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magik [186]; Californication [286]

Otis Redding – Otis Blue [178]; Dictionary of Soul [448]

Lou Reed – Transformer [109]

The Replacements – Let it Be [156]

Rihanna – ANTI [230]

Smokey Robinson and the Miracles – Going to a Go Go [412]

Robyn – Body Talk [196]

The Ronettes – Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes [494]

Linda Ronstadt – Heart Like a Wheel [490]

Diana Ross and the Supremes – Anthology [452]

The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main St. [14]; Let it Bleed [41]; Sticky Fingers [104]; Beggars Banquet [185]; Aftermath [330]; Some Girls [468]

The Roots – Things Fall apart [416]

Rosalia – El Mal Querer [315]

Diana Ross – Diana [394]

Roxy Music – Avalon [336]; For Your Pleasure [351]

Run-DMC – Raising He** [209]; Run-D.M.C. [378]

Todd Rundgren – Something/Anything? [396]

Rush – Moving Pictures [379]

Sade – Diamond Life [200]; Love Deluxe [247]

Santana – Abraxas [334]

Various Artists – Saturday Night Fever [163]

Selena – Amor Prohibido [479]

The Sex Pistols – Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols [80]

Shakira – Donde Estan los Ladrones [496]

Paul Simon – Graceland [46]; Paul Simon [425]

Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge over Troubled Water

Nina Simone – Wild is the Wind [212]

Frank Sinatra – In the Wee Small Hours [282]

Sleater-Kinney – Dig Me out [189]

The Slits – Cut [260]

Sly and the Family Stone – There’s a Riot Goin’ on [82]; Stand! [119]; Greatest Hits [343]

The Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream [341]

Elliott Smith – Either/Or [216]

Patti Smith – Horses [26]

The Smiths – The Queen is Dead [113]

Snoop Doggy Dogg – Doggystyle [340]

Solange – A Seat at the Table [312]

Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation [171]; Goo [358]

Sparks – Kimono My House [476]

Britney Spears – Blackout [441]

Phil Spector and Various Artists – Back to Mono (1958-1969)

Dusty Springfield – Dusty in Memphis [83]

Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run [21]; Darkness on the Edge of Town [91]; Born in the U.S.A. [142]; Nebraska [150]; The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle [345]

Steely Dan – Aja [63]; Can’t Buy a Thrill [168]

Cat Stevens – Tea for the Tillerman [205]

Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells a Story [177]

The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses [319]

The Stooges – Fun House [94]; The Stooges [488]

The Strokes – Is This it [114]

Harry Styles – Fine Line [491]

Suicide – Suicide [498]

Donna  Summer – Bad Girls [283]

Taylor Swift – Red [99]; 1989 [393]

SZA – Ctrl [472]

T. Rex – Electric Warrior [188]

TLC – CrazySexyCool [218]

Talking Heads – Remain in Light [39]; More Songs about Buildings and Food [364]

Tame Impala – Currents [382]

James Taylor – Sweet Baby James [182]

Television – Marquee Moon [107]

The Temptations – Anthology [371]

Richard & Linda Thompson – I Want to See the Bright Lights [485]

Toots and the Maytals – Funky Kingston [344]

A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory [43]; Midnight Marauders [201]

Ike & Tina Turner – Proud Mary: The Best of Ike and Tina Turner [392]

Shania Twain – Come on over [300]

U2 – Achtung Baby [124]; The Joshua Tree [135]

Usher – Confessions [432]

Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City [328]

Van Halen – Van Halen [292]

Luther Vandross – Never Too Much [362]

The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground & Nico [23]; The Velvet Underground [143]; Loaded [242]; White Light/Wheat Heat [272]

Tom Waits – Rain Dogs [357]

Muddy Waters – The Anthology [483]

The Weeknd – Beauty behind the Madness [442]

Weezer – Weezer (The Blue Album) [294]

Gillian Welch – Time (The Revelator) [348]

Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy [17]; The College Dropout [74]; Late Registration [117]; Graduation [204]; 808s & Heartbreak [244]; Yeezus [269]

The White Stripes – Elephant [449]

The Who – Who’s Next [77]; Tommy [190]; The Who Sell out [316]; Live at Leeds [327]

Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot [225]

Hank Williams – 40 Greatest Hits [132]

Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road [98]; Lucinda Williams [426]

Brian Wilson – Smile [399]

Amy Winehouse – Back to Black [33]

Wire – Pink Flag [310]

Bill Withers – Just as I am! [304]; Still Bill [333]

Stevie Wonder – Songs in the Key of Life [4]; Innervisions [34]; Talking Book [59]; Music of My Mind [350]

Wu-Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) [27]

X – Los Angeles [320]

X-Ray Spex – Germfree Adolescents [354]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever to Tell [377]

Yes – Close to the Edge [445]

Yo La Tengo – I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One [423]

Neil Young – Harvest [72]; After the Gold Rush [90]; Rust Never Sleeps [296]; Tonight’s the Night [302]; On the Beach [311]; Everybody Knows This is Nowhere [407]

The Zombies – Odyssey & Oracle [243]

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