25 Must Have Rock Albums

A Listmania! list by Noise Abortion (Michigan)
 
Abbey Road [Vinyl]
1.  Abbey Road [Vinyl] by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Lots of great beatles albums but this is my favorite"
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OK Computer
2.  OK Computer by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "I know, big surprise, you'll usually see this one at the top of a list, and there's a reason for that"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,226 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

End Hits
3.  End Hits by Fugazi
The list author says:
  "I love all Fugazi albums, and most would put repeater or 13 songs here, but End Hits does it for me."
$11.99   Used & New from: $3.88
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Fun House
4.  Fun House by Iggy & The Stooges
The list author says:
  "I don't care what anybody says, The Stooges were the first punk rock band, and this is the best punk rock album ever."
$9.67   Used & New from: $0.32
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (224 customer reviews)

The Bends
5.  The Bends by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "Sometimes I think I like this better than OK Computer, check it out."
$8.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (705 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Paranoid
6.  Paranoid by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "Tony Iommi is my hero!"
$4.99   Used & New from: $0.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (634 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
7.  Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
The list author says:
  "I love this whole cd, my favorite is Ashes of American Flags."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.33
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (626 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Exile on Main Street
8.  Exile on Main Street by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "How many good songs can you fit on an album?  The Rolling Stones answered that question with Exile"
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Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
9.  Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
The list author says:
  "This sounds like nothing else out there."
$8.36   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (416 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Revolver
10.  Revolver by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "I probably could have put all of the beatles albums at the top of the list, but that wouldn't be any fun"
$11.22   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,122 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Let It Come Down
11.  Let It Come Down by Spiritualized
The list author says:
  "Great music, great lyrics"
$11.98   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

Vaya
12.  Vaya by At the Drive-In
The list author says:
  "Best EP ever in my opinion"
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

The Shape of Punk to Come: A Chimerical Bombation In 12 Bursts
13.  The Shape of Punk to Come: A Chimerical Bombation In 12 Bursts by Refused
The list author says:
  "The album title says it all"
$9.99   Used & New from: $1.11
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews)

How The West Was Won
14.  How The West Was Won by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "My favorite live album, all classics"
$22.99   Used & New from: $5.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (474 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

De-Loused In The Comatorium
15.  De-Loused In The Comatorium by The Mars Volta
The list author says:
  "Great all the way through, much better than Francis the Mute"
$10.99   Used & New from: $0.10
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (560 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Superunknown
16.  Superunknown by Soundgarden
The list author says:
  "Great album, very underated"
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The Velvet Underground & Nico
17.  The Velvet Underground & Nico by Velvet Underground
The list author says:
  "Waiting for my man is the best song in my opinion"
$7.36   Used & New from: $0.32
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (402 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Pet Sounds
18.  Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "Amazing harmonies on this album"
$9.52   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (836 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
19.  Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "This should definately be higher on the list"
$6.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,675 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

Rock Action
20.  Rock Action by Mogwai
The list author says:
  "These guys are amazing live, listen to "2 Rights Make 1 Wrong""
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London Calling
21.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "RIP Joe Strummer"
$7.29   Used & New from: $0.23
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (580 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Master of Puppets
22.  Master of Puppets by Metallica
The list author says:
  "The intro to Battery is one of the best intros of all time"
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Elephant
23.  Elephant by The White Stripes
The list author says:
  "Listen to, "Girl, You Have No Faith In Medicine""
$10.72   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (761 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Stankonia
24.  Stankonia by Outkast
The list author says:
  "Fresh and original, my favorite rap album"
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (343 customer reviews)

Doolittle
25.  Doolittle by Pixies
The list author says:
  "The vocals on this are amazing, very influential album"
$10.14   Used & New from: $2.40
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (304 customer reviews)

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Why vinyl? 3 Aug 24, 2014
WHY? 34 Jul 9, 2014
Top Ten cuts from Exile are...? 3 May 25, 2014
Your least favorite Beatles Song 54 May 8, 2014
The Stones Since 81'... 35 Mar 23, 2014
Sgt. Pepper dog whistle remastered? 8 Mar 19, 2014
Are the Remastered Beatles worth it 25 Feb 24, 2014
 
   

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