500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Albert King, 'Born Under a Bad Sign'
491/500

491. Albert King, 'Born Under a Bad Sign'

Stax, 1967

King's first album for the Stax label combines his hard, unflashy guitar playing with the sleek sound of the label's house band, Booker T. and the MG's. Hits such as "Crosscut Saw" and "Laundromat Blues" earned King a new rock & roll audience.

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