Guinness All Time Top 1000 Albums (1994)
「ギネス認定、史上トップ1000アルバム」ということで、なんだかものすごい感じがします。音楽評論家等へのアンケートによるものですが、ジャンルの豊富さなどから見ても、徹底的に実施されたことがうかがえます。その内、トップ100のみを書き出しましたが、ビートルズ、ディラン、ビーチボーイズと来る正統性、マイルス・デイヴィス、コルトレーンなど、ジャズの名盤もしっかり評価する公平性に感心します。
順位 アーティスト アルバム名 発表年
1 Beatles Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967
2 Dylan, Bob Highway 61 Revisited 1965
3 Beach Boys Pet Sounds 1966
4 Dylan, Bob Blonde On Blonde 1966
5 Beatles Revolver 1966
6 Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon 1973
7 Morrison, Van Astral Weeks 1968
8 Rolling Stones Let It Bleed 1969
9 Gaye, Marvin What’s Going On 1971
10 Beatles Rubber Soul 1965
11 Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers 1971
12 Sex Pistols Never Mind The Bollocks 1977
13 R.E.M. Out Of Time 1991
14 Jackson, Michael Thriller 1982
15 Beatles The Beatles (White Album) 1968
16 Springsteen, Bruce Born To Run 1975
17 Fleetwood Mac Rumours 1977
18 U2 The Unforgettable Fire 1984
19 Bowie, David The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust 1972
20 Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico 1967
21 Redding, Otis Otis Blue – Otis Redding Sings Soul 1965
22 Sinatra, Frank Songs For Swingin’ Lovers 1955
23 Jackson, Michael Bad 1987
24 Rolling Stones Beggars’ Banquet 1968
25 Turner, Tina Private Dancer 1984
26 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 1969
27 R.E.M. Automatic For The People 1992
28 Davis, Miles Kind Of Blue 1959
29 Marley, Bob Legend 1984
30 John, Elton Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 1973
31 Ellington, Duke The Blanton-Webster Band 1942
32 Love Forever Changes 1968
33 Presley, Elvis The Sun Collection/Sessions 1976
34 Bowie, David Hunky Dory 1971
35 The Band The Band (Brown Album) 1969
36 Brown, James Live At The Apollo, October 24, 1962 1963
37 Costello, Elvis Imperial Bedroom 1982
38 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV 1971
39 Hendrix, Jimi Are You Experienced? 1967
40 Coltrane, John A Love Supreme 1964
41 Dylan, Bob The Times They Are A-Changin’ 1964
42 Davis, Miles Birth Of The Cool 1950
43 Crosby Stills & Nash Crosby Stills & Nash 1968
44 Prince Purple Rain 1984
45 Wonder, Stevie Songs In The Key Of Life 1976
46 Costello, Elvis My Aim is True 1977
47 Stone Roses The Stone Roses 1989
48 U2 The Joshua Tree 1987
49 Presley, Elvis Elvis Presley 1956
50 Simply Red Stars 1991

51 Wonder, Stevie Talking Book 1972
52 Cohen, Leonard Songs Of Leonard Cohen 1968
53 Dury, Ian New Boots and Panties 1978
54 Clash, The London Calling 1979
55 Original Soundtrack West Side Story [CBS Original Soundtrack] 1960
56 Sinatra, Frank Swing Easy! 1955
57 Nirvana Nevermind 1991
58 Beatles Abbey Road 1969
59 Sly & The Family Stone Stand! 1969
60 Richie, Lionel Can’t Slow Down 1983
61 Fairport Convention Liege And Lief 1969
62 Smiths, The The Queen Is Dead 1986
63 Doors The Doors 1967
64 Marley, Bob Live! (At The Lyceum) 1975
65 Cream Disraeli Gears 1967
66 Lennon, John Imagine 1971
67 Costello, Elvis This Year’s Model 1978
68 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms 1985
69 T. Rex Electric Warrior 1971
70 Springsteen, Bruce Born In The U.S.A. 1984
71 Collins, Phil Face Value 1981
72 Hendrix, Jimi Electric Ladyland 1968
73 Parker, Charlie On Dial, Volumes 1-6 1945-1947
74 Jesus & Mary Chain Psychocandy 1985
75 Smiths The Smiths 1984
76 Charles, Ray Genius + Soul = Jazz 1960
77 Beatles 1967 – 1970 1973
78 Gabriel, Peter So 1986
79 Joel, Billy The Stranger 1977
80 Dylan, Bob The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan 1963
81 Original Soundtrack Oklahoma! [MCA/Capitol] 1955
82 Queen Greatest Hits
83 Nirvana In Utero 1993
84 Prince Sign O’ The Times 1987
85 Franklin, Aretha Lady Soul 1968
86 Holiday, Billie Lady In Autumn: The Best Of The Verve Years 1946
87 Charles, Ray The Genius Of Ray Charles 1959
88 Simple Minds Once Upon A Time 1985
89 Mitchell, Joni Blue 1971
90 Meat Loaf Bat Out Of Hell 1977
91 Thelonious Monk Genius Of Modern Music, Volumes 1 & 2 1947/1951
92 Jackson, Michael Off The Wall 1979
93 Simon, Paul Graceland 1986
94 Black Sabbath Paranoid 1970
95 Reed, Lou Transformer 1972
96 Roxy Music Roxy Music 1972
97 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 1970
98 Dylan, Bob Blood On The Tracks 1975
99 Beatles With The Beatles 1963
100 Original Soundtrack West Side Story (Broadway) Cast 1957