500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Rod Stewart, 'Every Picture Tells a Story'
500
172/500

172. Rod Stewart, 'Every Picture Tells a Story'

Mercury, 1971

Stewart's best disc is loose and warm, rocking hard with mostly acoustic instruments. "Mandolin Wind" is the moving ballad; the title tune is a boozy romp; "Maggie May" went Number One.

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