500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Labelle, 'Nightbirds'

274. Labelle, 'Nightbirds'

Epic, 1974

"Lady Marmalade" has one of the funkiest chants in Seventies disco: "Hey, sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister!" Nobody did the disco girl-group thing quite like the ladies of Labelle: They were Funkadelic-meets-the-Supremes, complete with platform heels, silver-lamé spacesuits and songs about New Orleans prostitutes.

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