500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Green Day, 'Dookie'

193. Green Day, 'Dookie'

Reprise, 1994

The album that jump-started the Nineties punk-pop revival. Singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong boiled suburban boredom into airtight, three-minute shots like "Welcome to Paradise," "Basket Case" and the infectious smash "Longview" – which Armstrong described as "cheap self-therapy from watching too much TV."

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