500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

B.B. King, 'Live in Cook County Jail'
499/500

499. B.B. King, 'Live in Cook County Jail'

ABC, 1971

King was enjoying a career renaissance when he played this Chicago jail in 1970. He won over the hostile prisoners with definitive versions of his blues standards and his crossover hit "The Thrill Is Gone."

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