500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Sam Cooke, 'Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963'
439/500

439. Sam Cooke, 'Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963'

RCA, 1985

Cooke was elegance personified, but he works this Florida club until it's hotter than hell, while sounding like he never breaks a sweat. He croons "For Sentimental Reasons" like a superlover, and when the crowd sings along with him, it's magic.

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