500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The Stooges, 'The Stooges'

185. The Stooges, 'The Stooges'

Elektra, 1969

Fueled by "a little marijuana and a lotta alienation," Michigan's Stooges savagely gave the lie to hippie idealism. Ex-Velvet Underground member John Cale produced a primitive debut wherein Iggy Stooge (né James Osterberg) snarled seminal punk classics such as "I Wanna Be Your Dog," "No Fun" and "1969." 

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