500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Ray Charles, 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music'
105/500

105. Ray Charles, 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music'

ABC-Paramount, 1962

Charles' biggest-selling record was the audacious racial-boundary-smasher its title promised, applying gospel grit and luscious soul-pop strings to standards by Hank Williams and Eddy Arnold.

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