500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions, 'The Anthology 1961-1977'
178/500

178. Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions, 'The Anthology 1961-1977'

MCA, 1992

Mayfield taught sociocultural awareness while dispensing fine ballads ("Gypsy Woman"), inspirational anthems ("People Get Ready," "Move On Up") and edgy street narratives ("Superfly"). 

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