500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Steve Earle, 'Guitar Town'
482/500

482. Steve Earle, 'Guitar Town'

MCA, 1986

"I got a two-pack habit and a motel tan," Earle sings on the title track. By the time he released his debut at 31, he had done two stints in Nashville as a songwriter and he wanted something else. Guitar Town is the rocker's version of country, packed with songs about hard living in the Reagan Eighties.

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