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Albums Of The Year: 1960-Present

Check out our list of the best albums of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, & 10s by clicking here!

2016
Lemonade – Beyoncé
Read the full list of 2016’s fifty best albums (as well as fifty best songs) here.

2015
To Pimp A Butterfly – Kendrick Lamar
Read the full list of 2015’s fifty best albums (as well as fifty best songs) here.

2014
Benji – Sun Kil Moon
Read the full list of 2014’s fifty best albums (as well as fifty best songs) here.

2013
Twistification – The Last Royals
Read the full list of 2013’s fifty best albums (as well as fifty best songs) here.

2012
Milo Greene – Milo Greene
Read the full list of 2012’s twenty-five best albums here.

2011
Bon Iver – Bon Iver
Read the full list of 2011’s twenty-five best albums here.

2010
The Suburbs – Arcade Fire
Read the full list of 2010’s twenty-five best albums here.

2009
The Empyrean – John Frusciante
Read the full list of 2009’s twenty-five best albums here.

2008
Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend

2007
Oracular Spectacular – MGMT

2006
Stadium Arcadium – Red Hot Chili Peppers

2005
Curtains – John Frusciante

2004
Inside Of Emptiness – John Frusciante

2003
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below – OutKast

2002
By The Way – Red Hot Chili Peppers

2001
Echo Echo – Carbon Leaf

2000
The Marshall Mathers LP – Eminem

1999
Californication – Red Hot Chili Peppers

1998
Americana – The Offspring

1997
OK Computer – Radiohead

1996
Pinkerton – Weezer

1995
The Bends – Radiohead

1994
Grace – Jeff Buckley

1993
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) – Wu-Tang Clan

1992
Slanted And Enchanted – Pavement

1991
Blood Sugar Sex Magik – Red Hot Chili Peppers

1990
People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm – A Tribe Called Quest

1989
Doolittle – Pixies

1988
Surfer Rosa – Pixies

1987
The Uplift Mofo Party Plan – Red Hot Chili Peppers

1986
The Queen Is Dead – The Smiths

1985
Psychocandy – The Jesus And Mary Chain

1984
Purple Rain – Prince & The Revolution

1983
Murmur – R.E.M.

1982
Combat Rock – The Clash

1981
Moving Pictures – Rush

1980
Closer – Joy Division

1979
London Calling – The Clash

1978
Parallel Lines – Blondie

1977
The Clash – The Clash

1976
The Ramones – The Ramones

1975
Zuma – Neil Young

1974
Radio City – Big Star

1973
Quadrophenia – The Who

1972
Exile On Main Street – The Rolling Stones

1971
Who’s Next – The Who

1970
Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs – Derek & The Dominoes

1969
Abbey Road – The Beatles

1968
Electric Ladlyand – The Jimi Hendrix Expierence

1967
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles

1966
Pet Sounds – The Beach Boys

1965
Highway 61 Revisited – Bob Dylan

1964
Meet The Beatles – The Beatles

1963
With The Beatles – The Beatles

1962
Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music – Ray Charles

1961
My Favorite Things – John Coltrane

1960
Sketches Of Spain – Miles Davis

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