500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The Velvet Underground, 'The Velvet Underground'
185/500

185. The Velvet Underground, 'The Velvet Underground'

MGM, 1969

The album that turned folk music inside out. VU began as a black-booted antidote to flower power, so the quiet disillusion, exhaustion and ache here is as explosive as their first album's forbidding howl. 

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