500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The Who, 'The Who Sell Out'
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115. The Who, 'The Who Sell Out'

Decca, 1968

The Who's first concept album was a tribute to the U.K.'s offshore pirate-radio stations – strung together with mock commercials ("Heinz Baked Beans") and genuine radio jingles. It's their funniest record, and the mini rock opera, "Rael," gave a hint of epic things to come.

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