500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The Stooges, 'The Stooges'
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185. The Stooges, 'The Stooges'

Elektra, 1969

Fueled by "a little marijuana and a lotta alienation," Michigan's Stooges savagely gave the lie to hippie idealism. Ex-Velvet Underground member John Cale produced a primitive debut wherein Iggy Stooge (né James Osterberg) snarled seminal punk classics such as "I Wanna Be Your Dog," "No Fun" and "1969." 

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