500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The Velvet Underground, 'Loaded'

110. The Velvet Underground, 'Loaded'

Cotillion, 1970

Lou Reed quit the Velvets just before their fourth album was finished. But he left behind two perfect hits ("Sweet Jane," "Rock & Roll") and a record that highlights the doo-wop roots and Sun Records crackle buried in VU's noir-guitar maelstrom.

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