The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a 2003 special issue of American biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and a related book published in 2005.
In 2003, Rolling Stone asked a panel of 271 artists, producers, industry executives and journalists to pick the greatest albums of all time. In 2009, we asked a similar group of 100 experts to pick the best albums of the 2000s. From those results, Rolling Stone created this new list of the greatest albums of all time.
Co-produced by Quincy Jones and Jackson, the landmark album became the first album to generate seven Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. With sales of 29 million copies, Thriller is tied with the Eagles' Their Greatest Hits 1971–1975 as the best-selling album of all time according to the RIAA. 1983: The Moonwalk Jackson debuted what would become his signature dance move, the moonwalk, during a performance of "Billie Jean" on the May 16, 1983, TV special "Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever" in celebration of the label's 25th anniversary.
If you want to know, "What is the Best La Toya Jackson album of all time?" or "What are the top La Toya Jackson albums?" then this list will answer your questions.
Michael Jackson performs in concert circa 1986. A look back at the music that made Michael Jackson the undisputed King of Pop. In a career that spanned almost all 50 years of his life, Michael Jackson became a mainstay on the Billboard charts. It was his dominance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100, however, that entered him into the record books: As a solo artist, 13 of his singles went to No. 1 - the most by a male artist - and an additional four songs by the Jackson 5 also topped the chart . Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least.
On the greatest stage in the world, Mr. Star Time goes up and down the eastern seaboard in record time, shouting out the stops the train ain’t stopping at, while the band throws more and more coal into the engine. Listen: James Brown: Night Train (Live at the Apollo). About a haranguing wife that, in the fourth verse, transforms into a creature far more badass than her big talkin’ husband, Jackson puts to song the time-honored tradition of doing crazy things to fix a crazy relationship. The story is almost as romantic as that of the two lovers who sing it. –Zach Baron. Listen: Johnny and June Carter Cash: Jackson.
Much commotion was made this week by The Eagles’ greatest hits compilation overtaking Michael Jackson ’s Thriller as the best-selling album of all time. But that was just in the United States, where the Eagles became the first band with a 38x Platinum Album. Worldwide, Thriller is still the best-selling album of all time with a whopping 47 million certified copies sold, six million ahead of Their Greatest Hits. We’ve compiled the top 25 best-selling albums worldwide, but it’s worth noting that there are many ways to count album sales.
A greatest-hits comp attempting to disguise itself as a sophomore album: In My Place, The Scientist, Clocks, God Put a Smile Upon Your Fac. ven deep cuts like Green Eyes and Amsterdam will eventually get played as much on classic-rock radio in 2030 as the non-singles off of Boston’s debut are no. Hit skip every now and then if you gotta, Pac ain’t mad at cha. - andrew unterberger. 245. Air, Moon Safari (Astralwerks, 1998).
The best album list includes records from the 1950s through today and include the best in rock, rap, jazz, r&b and more. The goal of this list to find not only the greatest albums of all time but also the most influential and culturally significant albums as well, so in addition to just the opinions of critics and fans to compile the list other metrics where used as well such as Billboard chart statistics, RIAA sales figures and several others to help determine the final. rankings of the best albums. This chart is not meant to be static and unchanging. It will be updated and recalculated from time-to-time as more data and information is added to the list
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|A||The Greatest Star Of All
Written-By – R. Easterby*
|B||Kent In Kentucky|
- Producer – David Green , Roger Easterby
- Written-By – D. Green*
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- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): ALA 2010 A-1
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): ALA 2010 B-1