500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 'Damn the Torpedoes'
186/500

186. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 'Damn the Torpedoes'

Backstreet, 1979

With hair like Mick Jagger's and a voice like Bob Dylan's in tune, Petty and his bar band de-frilled classic rock: In 1979, "Here Comes My Girl" seemed to keep the promises Jagger et al. forgot they'd made.

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