500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Funkadelic, 'Maggot Brain'
479/500

479. Funkadelic, 'Maggot Brain'

Westbound, 1971

"Play like your mama just died," George Clinton told guitarist Eddie Hazel. The result was "Maggot Brain," 10 minutes of Hendrix-style guitar anguish. This is the heaviest rock album the P-Funk ever created, but it also made room for the acoustic-guitar funk of "Can You Get to That."

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