What are the 100 greatest rock 'n' roll albums of all time?
In its popular, provocative series, VH1 offers up its own definitive list of the greatest albums ever recorded. Here, in an essential book for any music freak, geek, or fan just looking for a guide to fill in the blanks on the next trip to the CD store, are the reasons why.
Various writers working in diverse styles, from the utterly personal to the academic, explain why these albums matter and what distinguishes them from the many thousands of black platters and silver discs that have been released since the birth of rock 'n' roll. Featuring artist commentary and rare nuggets of info, highlighting key tracks and including album credits, these essays will have you seeking out some of the albums you missed and rushing back to old favorites to listen to them with new ears.