500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Prince, 'Sign 'o' the Times'
93/500

93. Prince, 'Sign 'o' the Times'

Paisley Park, 1987

The most expansive R&B record of the Eighties is best known for the apocalyptic title track, the funk banger "Housequake" and the gorgeous "If I Was Your Girlfriend." Yet the simplest moments are unforgettable: the guitar plea "The Cross" and the Stax revamp on "Slow Love."

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