500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

The Who, 'The Who Sings My Generation'
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237. The Who, 'The Who Sings My Generation'

Decca, 1966

The Who debuted in maximum R&B mode: power-chorded reductions of James Brown ballads. When a manager badgered Pete Townshend into beefing up his laid-back demo of "My Generation," the resulting explosion knocked a hole in the future.

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