500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The O'Jays, 'Back Stabbers'
183/500

183. The O'Jays, 'Back Stabbers'

Philadelphia International, 1972

After Vietnam and Watergate, soul music slipped into darkness in the early Seventies. The title track of this Philly-soul album was the writing on the wall: funky and paranoid, much like the times.

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