500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Load Previous
Tracy Chapman, 'Tracy Chapman'

263. Tracy Chapman, 'Tracy Chapman'

Elektra, 1988

Somehow, this young folk singer caught everyone's ear in the hair-metal late Eighties. Chapman had spent time strumming her acoustic guitar for spare change on the streets around Boston, and her gritty voice and storytelling made "Fast Car" hit home.

Back to Top