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40 Greatest One-Album Wonders

The best one-and-dones, including Lauryn Hill, Jeff Buckley, Young Marble Giants, and more

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Some of rock’s greatest stories are short ones. After making one, solitary studio full-length, these acts were promptly derailed by death, internal band politics or the simple desire to put something down and never pick it back up. Here are the best one-and-dones.

Editor’s Note: A version of this list was originally published July 2016


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